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Chow Line: Eat better while spending less (8/22/14)

Chow Line: Eat better while spending less (8/22/14)

Every week, I wince at the cost when I go through the grocery store checkout line. How can I save money but still eat healthfully?

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Farm Bill Question and Answer Sessions Scheduled for 2014 Farm Science Review

Farm Bill Question and Answer Sessions Scheduled for 2014 Farm Science Review

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With the passage of the 2014 farm bill, which authorizes U.S. agricultural and nutrition programs through 2018, major changes are coming to crop safety net programs, said an economist from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Ohio State Expert to Offer Grain Outlook during 2014 Farm Science Review

Ohio State Expert to Offer Grain Outlook during 2014 Farm Science Review

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With high corn, wheat and soybean yields anticipated this year due to exceptional summer growing conditions, 2014 looks to be a record year for crop production, according to an economist with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Drones on the Farm: What Are the Laws?

Drones on the Farm: What Are the Laws?

COLUMBUS, Ohio – While the appeal of using unmanned aerial systems by farmers and growers to aid in farm operations is growing in popularity, before you launch a drone over your crops to gauge field conditions, be aware that doing so could result in a hefty fine from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Got Questions on Trees, Plants, Flowers or Conservation? Farm Science Review’s Gwynne Conservation Area Has the Answers

Got Questions on Trees, Plants, Flowers or Conservation? Farm Science Review’s Gwynne Conservation Area Has the Answers

LONDON, Ohio – Wonder why some of the trees on your property have died or are dying in higher numbers this summer?

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Family Fundamentals: Know warning signs of depression, suicide (for August 2014)

Family Fundamentals: Know warning signs of depression, suicide (for August 2014)

How do you tell the difference between normal feelings of sadness and actually being depressed or suicidal? When should you seek help?

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Chow Line: When good fruit goes bad (8/15/14)

Chow Line: When good fruit goes bad (8/15/14)

When I hear about a recall involving fresh produce, how can I find out if the fruits and vegetables in my refrigerator are affected? If I buy organic produce, am I safe?

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Farm Science Review to Honor Individuals in 25th Hall of Fame Class

Farm Science Review to Honor Individuals in 25th Hall of Fame Class

LONDON, Ohio – The Farm Science Review Hall of Fame will induct its 25th class of honorees during the Vice President’s Luncheon on Sept. 16, the first day of the annual three-day farm show. This year’s honorees, who are being recognized for their contributions to and support of the show, are Mike Haubner and the late DeLynn Kale.

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Farm Science Review Utzinger Garden Workshop Promotes Local Foods

Farm Science Review Utzinger Garden Workshop Promotes Local Foods

COLUMBUS, Ohio – When planning your next meal, why not think local?

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Expert to Field Questions on Crop Budgets, Farmland Prices and Rental Rates at the 2014 Farm Science Review

Expert to Field Questions on Crop Budgets, Farmland Prices and Rental Rates at the 2014 Farm Science Review

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- While cropland values in Ohio increased in the past two years, they have remained flat, and in some cases declined depending on the land class, in 2014, an economist from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.

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Hops Production Twilight Tour is Aug. 14

Hops Production Twilight Tour is Aug. 14

PIKETON, Ohio – As interest in growing hops in Ohio increases among potential hops growers as well as brewery industry insiders, a workshop on how to get into the hops business will be held Aug. 14, designed for both beginning and experienced growers.

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Jackson Beef and Forage Field Night is Aug. 28

Jackson Beef and Forage Field Night is Aug. 28

JACKSON, Ohio – From broadleaf weed management and fence building and construction to beef cattle handling and animal care, livestock producers can learn the latest updates in the beef and forage industry during a workshop offered by experts with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences during a workshop Aug. 28 in Jackson.

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Chow Line: Look beyond high fructose corn syrup (Aug. 8, 2014)

Chow Line: Look beyond high fructose corn syrup (Aug. 8, 2014)

What’s the difference between corn syrup and high fructose corn syrup?

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Water: the next generation’s oil?

Water: the next generation’s oil?

As you tell the story of the science behind agriculture’s impact on water quality, here are a few initiatives underway at Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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2014 FSR Media Credential Request

2014 FSR Media Credential Request

Dear Media, This year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review celebrates its 52nd year and includes lots of newsworthy events, exhibits and presentations. Mark your calendars for Sept. 16-18, and be sure to join us at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio.

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Chow Line: With kids, forget ‘weighty’ discussion (8/1/14)

Chow Line: With kids, forget ‘weighty’ discussion (8/1/14)

Like me, my children are overweight. I’m having trouble figuring out how to talk with them about it. What’s the best approach?

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Muck Crops Field Day is July 31

Muck Crops Field Day is July 31

WILLARD, Ohio – Agricultural producers are welcome to attend the Muck Crops Field Day and learn the newest vegetable care and growing tips from state experts at Ohio’s oldest outlying agricultural research station.

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Pepper Disease and Pest Prevention, New Varieties to be Discussed during Field Night July 31

Pepper Disease and Pest Prevention, New Varieties to be Discussed during Field Night July 31

FREMONT, Ohio – Pepper diseases, insects, pests, weeds and how to control them will be among the topics discussed by experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences during a workshop July 31 in Fremont.

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Workshop, Tour Offer Wine Grape Growers Insight on Managing Polar Vortex Damage is Aug. 13

Workshop, Tour Offer Wine Grape Growers Insight on Managing Polar Vortex Damage is Aug. 13

KINGSVILLE, Ohio – Wine grape growers still recovering from the prolonged and extremely frigid temperatures experienced in Ohio this winter can learn how to manage damaged vines during a workshop Aug. 13 offered by viticulturists and other experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Chow Line: For now, stick with low- or nonfat dairy

Chow Line: For now, stick with low- or nonfat dairy

I tend to drink 1 percent or fat-free milk, but recently I’ve heard that full-fat dairy might help with weight loss. Should I switch?

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