My father has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I’m surprised to learn about all of the complications that can result. What’s the best way we can help him reduce his risk?
WOOSTER, Ohio – With Ohio wheat nearing the critical flowering growth stage, it’s important for growers to use a regional online assessment tool to determine their risk for Fusarium head blight development, according to a wheat expert from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new series of free workshops and webinars offered by Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) can help veterinarians and livestock producers learn more about and expand their services for certified organic livestock and poultry, organizers said.
WOOSTER, Ohio – Wheat in Ohio is nearing the critical growth stage, and with recent heavy rainfalls and the forecast calling for cooler temperatures over the next few days, growers should scout their fields for any indication of disease development, said a wheat expert from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
Next month, I want to try to cut added sugars from my diet, but I’m confused when I look at the Nutrition Facts labels. For example, sliced fruit packed in juice seems to have a lot of sugar. How can I tell if it’s added sugar or just the natural sugars from the fruit and juice?
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Working fast to get crops in to beat incoming weather is just one instance in which farmers increase their risk of injury, a safety expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.
PIKETON, Ohio – A new set of how-to videos that teach beginning aquaculturists the ins and outs of fish farming is now available online.
Ohio State Weed Specialist: Preventing the Spread of Costly Herbicide-Resistant Weed Calls for Zero Tolerance
COLUMBUS, Ohio – If you see even one of this notoriously damaging weed in your field, pull it up – fast!
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Hops production, aquaponics and urban agriculture are hot topics in agriculture today -- so much so that they are among the topics featured in the 2014 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series.
Some good friends asked us to co-sign on a loan to allow them to get a lower interest rate. They said they won’t have any problem making payments (especially with the lower rate). My husband and I disagree about this. Where can we find information about the risks we’d be taking on?
COLUMBUS, Ohio – John Albert is keeping an eye out for a new winged pest in Ohio that, while it looks like a common vinegar fly, instead has the potential to wipe out entire fruit crops because of its propensity to attack healthy ripening fruit.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension will host a free viewing of a film next month that examines urban agriculture and the ways growers are increasing food production in urban settings.
WOOSTER, Ohio – A migrating moth that can cause significant stand loss in corn is just one of the pests growers should be on the lookout for as they gear up for spring planting, an entomologist with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.
PIKETON, Ohio – Humans weren’t the only ones reaching for extra blankets this past winter thanks to the polar vortexes and subsequent arctic cold temperatures that swept throughout the region.
My wife always rinses packaged lettuce that’s marked as prewashed. She said it sometimes smells funny so she likes to rinse it off. If it smells funny, should we eat it? And is washing it necessary?
PIKETON, Ohio – An innovative fish farming program offered by the Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is offering monthly tours of its facilities, including its fish hatchery.
WOOSTER, Ohio – With the warmer weather that’s finally hit the region, growers in southern and central Ohio need to start scouting for alfalfa weevil at the end of the week (May 2), while field crop growers in northern Ohio should prepare to start scouting for the pest later next month, said an entomologist with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
My daughter says students at her school throw away a lot more cafeteria food these days because they get too many vegetables. Why serve a food if kids just throw it away?
We know two families who are dealing with a serious illness of one of their family members. One family appears to coping well, while the other seems to be in a tailspin. Are there certain strategies a family can take to help them get through such a situation?
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Despite the wet conditions that have affected many Ohio corn fields so far this season, growers who haven’t begun planting yet shouldn’t be concerned yet, according to an agronomist with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.