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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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Pigs Gone Wild Have Come to Ohio

Pigs Gone Wild Have Come to Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Another Ohio invasive species isn’t a tiny matter. In fact it can weigh up to 200 pounds.

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Panel to Discuss Manure Storage Options, Benefits to Farms and Water

Panel to Discuss Manure Storage Options, Benefits to Farms and Water

WOOSTER, Ohio -- Manure storage options and farmers who have direct experience using them will take the stage at this year’s Manure Science Review.

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Family Fundamentals: Learn the ABCs of IRAs before investing (July 2014)

Family Fundamentals: Learn the ABCs of IRAs before investing (July 2014)

Every month, we put some money into a traditional 401K for retirement, but we wonder if we should start putting some of that money into a Roth IRA instead. What are the pros and cons?

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Chow Line: Take steps against foodborne illness (7/18/14)

Chow Line: Take steps against foodborne illness (7/18/14)

I got hit with a nasty bug last week, and I wonder if it might have been food poisoning. I’m OK now, but what kinds of food poisoning are most common, and what are the symptoms?

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Food Safety Training Continues for Fruit, Vegetable Farmers

Food Safety Training Continues for Fruit, Vegetable Farmers

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio -- A session set for Aug. 13 will mark the end of the season’s trainings for on-farm fruit and vegetable microbial safety, but organizers are already planning new sessions focusing on agricultural water safety beginning in 2015.

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Precision Ag Technology Day is Aug. 5

Precision Ag Technology Day is Aug. 5

WAUSEON, Ohio – Growers who want to learn more about how using precision agriculture technologies can help them make informed agronomic decisions can attend the Northwest Ohio Precision Agriculture Day Aug. 5, offered by experts with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Dayton's WHIO-TV to Air 4-H Special July 17

Dayton's WHIO-TV to Air 4-H Special July 17

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- For many kids, 4-H is a building block of success throughout their lifetimes.

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