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  1. A better tool in the toolbox: New project will bolster Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/better-tool-in-the-toolbox-new-project-will-bolster-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index

    Grand Lake St. Marys has lost an estimated $60-80 million in tourism due to harmful algae blooms. And in 2011, algae blooms covered 990 square miles of Lake Erie's surface area, the largest in the lake's history. Phosphorus is the pollutant most ...

  2. New testing method could make phosphorus monitoring cheaper, faster

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/new-testing-method-could-make-phosphorus-monitoring-cheaper-faster

    Phosphorus is usually at the forefront of concerns about the health of Lake Erie. While watershed managers never stop searching for ways to reduce phosphorus input, they also need to be able to monitor current levels easily and cost-effectively. Chris Spi ...

  3. OSU Extension introduces 3 new signature programs, graduates 2

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/osu-extension-introduces-3-new-signature-programs-graduates-2

    OSU Extension engages people to strengthen their lives and communities through research-based educational programming. A tremendous variety of locally specific programs focus on meeting citizens' needs right where they live and work. Since 2008, OSU ...

  4. Swamp's reach growing: Improvements will ramp up programs, impact

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/swamps-reach-growing-improvements-will-ramp-programs-impact

    Ohio State University's renowned  Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park,  which opened its doors 20 years ago, is now in the process of opening them wider. The 52-acre Columbus facility is undergoing $75,000 in renovations to its main tea ...

  5. Students Travel to AFA Leaders Conference in Kansas City

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/students-travel-afa-leaders-conference-in-kansas-city

                On Thursday November 1, 19 students from The Ohio State University boarded planes and made their way to Kansas City, Missouri to partake in the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference. The AFA Leaders Conference provides support ...

  6. Second Annual Student Council Pumpkin Carving Contest

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/second-annual-student-council-pumpkin-carving-contest

    Students come together for fall festivities in celebration of their college and friendly competition amongst student organizations. The 2012 College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences annual fall social was held October 25 this year. The ev ...

  7. I, Eco-Bot: 4-H holds STEM program

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/i-eco-bot-4-h-holds-stem-program

    Using inch-long "Eco-Bots" made from the head of a toothbrush, a small vibrating motor, and a watch battery, thousands of youth around the U.S. devised ways to clean up a simulated toxic spill on Oct. 10 in the "Eco-Bot Challenge," the ...

  8. Growing numbers: CFAES enrollment up 3.3 percent

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/growing-numbers-cfaes-enrollment-33-percent

      Attracting more students and creating a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students each year has always been one of CFAES's goals, and this year is no exception. Comparing autumn enrollment numbers from 2011 to 2012, undergraduate en ...

  9. Home again: CFAES welcomes Bruce A. McPheron

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/home-again-cfaes-welcomes-bruce-mcpheron

    If you see someone new walking the halls of the CFAES campuses, say hello! Our new vice president for agricultural administration and dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, started Nov. 1.  An entomologist by training, Bruce McPh ...

  10. Grow your own lettuce in space? Students, researchers build system for NASA

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/grow-your-own-lettuce-in-space-students-researchers-build-system-for-nasa

    Say you're on Mars and you fancy a salad. Unless the Curiosity rover can make an unexpected find of fresh romaine somewhere on the dusty Red Planet, you're looking at a nine-month trip to the nearest produce aisle on Earth. A better option? Grow ...

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