WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is looking for a few good growers to help update fertility recommendations for Ohio soybeans.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Links between human, animal and environmental health -- factors in the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, for example -- are the focus of May’s monthly breakfast program of the Environmental Professionals Network.
MANSFIELD, Ohio — The Ohio Woodland Stewards Program will hold its 2014 Tree School from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. May 3 in Ovalwood Hall on Ohio State University’s Mansfield campus, 1760 University Drive.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Attorneys with Ohio State University Extension's Agricultural and Resource Law Program will offer a day-long legal conference May 16 designed to offer attorneys insight into key issues that affect farmers and agribusiness, organizers said.
I'm surprised that genetically modified foods aren’t required to be labeled. Why aren’t they?
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Just when Ohioans finally experienced springtime warmth with temperatures in the 80s in some areas on Sunday, winter’s long reach is back in the headlines with cold temperatures and snow showers forecast Tuesday.
Kudzu, the “plant that ate the South,” is now in Ohio. And experts with Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences want people to know it.
WOOSTER, Ohio -- The prolonged and extremely frigid temperatures experienced in Ohio earlier this year have destroyed a majority of the crop of popular wine grape varieties grown in the state, according to a survey recently conducted by Ohio State University’s Grape Team.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Tear down a dam and a river will change. But just how much? And what will it do to what lives in the river? To find out, scientists in Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are looking no farther than their own backyard.
WOOSTER, Ohio -- A series of training sessions hosted by Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Program continues through May and possibly into June, before the growing season gets into full swing. The Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) sessions provide produce growers the basics of on-farm food safety.
I read about a seafood processor that was shut down because of food safety concerns. We’re trying to eat more seafood these days. Should we be doing anything special to avoid foodborne illness?
WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Organic Food and Farming Education and Research program holds its 2014 spring symposium, “Partnering for Growth and Success in Organic Agriculture,” on April 7 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster.
I often see website ads that say, “Never eat these foods.” Sometimes there is a picture of a banana. I have never clicked on those ads, but I am curious. Shouldn’t we eat bananas? And what other foods shouldn’t we eat?
A friend’s father passed away last year. She later remarked that it was a big relief to find he had left his financial records organized and easy for her to find. I’m single and live far from family, so I’d like to make sure my papers are organized, too, just in case. How should I begin?
I know a few people who insist that dairy foods are bad for you. Is there any truth to that?
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of March 21.
I’ve read the news that the obesity rate among preschoolers has dropped, but that some are skeptical. What’s the issue?
WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute hosts a talk on “Energy Freedom through Local Solar Co-ops” by Greg Pace, a member of the Clintonville (Ohio) Solar Energy Co-op and a certified photovoltaic installer, on March 25 in Wooster.
I recently had a physical, and the results of my blood sugar test were a little high. Since then, I started examining carbohydrate amounts on Nutrition Facts labels, and am surprised at how many carbs are in one of my favorite foods, black beans. Can I fit black beans into a lower-carb diet?
Other communities can learn from Jefferson County’s experience, researcher says