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  1. Transitioning family farms to the next generation

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/transitioning-family-farms-the-next-generation

      Only 16.5 percent of family businesses, including family farms, survive to a third generation, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. And 39 percent of U.S. farmland is owned by those 65 and older, with fewer than 30 percent having identif ...

  2. OARDC announces 2013 award winners at conference

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/oardc-announces-2013-award-winners-conference

      "How Food Impacts Human Health" was the theme of OARDC's 2013 Annual Research Conference, which took place in the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus April 25. The speakers included CFAES Dean Bruce McPheron; OARDC Dire ...

  3. Big hats, big fun, big crowd: CFAES Recognition Program

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/big-hats-big-fun-big-crowd-cfaes-recognition-program

    The CFAES Recognition Program is a highlight event of the academic year. It is also one of the largest student-run events on the Ohio State campus. Entirely planned and produced by a student committee, more than 600 guests attend each year-- our students ...

  4. Gone (or soon to be going) fishing: Charter captains prep for new season, new teaching

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/gone-or-soon-be-going-fishing-charter-captains-prep-for-new-season-new-teaching

    Ohio Sea Grant's annual Charter Captains Conference has become a tradition for Lake Erie charter boat captains, with many attendees regularly returning for the latest updates on Lake Erie fishing, regulations, and business opportunities. This year� ...

  5. Ohio State, led by CFAES, wins Environmental March Madness

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-state-led-by-cfaes-wins-environmental-march-madness

    Ohio State didn't win this year's men's college basketball championship, dropping a close game March 30 in the tournament's Elite Eight. But the next week the Scarlet and Gray scored a different, green-colored national title. Led by CF ...

  6. CFAES scientist breeds 30 percent faster-growing perch

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cfaes-scientist-breeds-30-percent-faster-growing-perch

    Researchers at The Ohio State University South Centers, partially funded by Ohio Sea Grant, are breeding yellow perch that thrive in aquaculture operations, growing about 30 percent faster than unimproved fish and reaching market size in 12 or 13 months i ...

  7. CFAES students net Coca-Cola sustainability grants

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cfaes-students-net-coca-cola-sustainability-grants

    Three of the four new student sustainability grants given by Ohio State's Office of Student Life have their roots in CFAES. And two of the three got their start in a course in the college's School of Environment and Natural Resources. "The ...

  8. Early POST application of preemergence corn and soybean herbicides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-13/early-post-application-preemergence-corn-and-soybean-herbicides

    At this point there should be little concern about a lack of rain to “activate” preemergence herbicides where it was possible to get them applied.  We have had some challenges with wind and water and it’s another one of those years when a lot of the corn ...

  9. Potential for Spring Insect Pests

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-12/potential-spring-insect-pests

    As we gear up for planting this week and next there are two insect pests that need to be on our radar.  First, reports from Purdue, Penn State and elsewhere have noticed significant flights in black cutworm.  This is a migrating moth that lays eggs in cor ...

  10. New OSU Weed Management Website/blog

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-12/new-osu-weed-management-websiteblog

    The OSU field crops weed management group has transitioned to a new website, http://u.osu.edu/osuweeds.  The new site is still a work in progress, but most of the important information and links are there.  We would encourage you to check out and bookmark ...

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