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.
CALDWELL, Ohio – Growers and producers can learn the latest tips and techniques in forage harvesting and forage handling machinery as well as how to save money during a field day offered by educators from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
The Ohio Woodland Stewards Program will hold a “Wildlife in Your Woods” workshop May 9 on Ohio State's Mansfield campus.
I met some friends for lunch, and we all realized we’re eating better than we used to. Some of us think it’s because we’re “older and wiser,” but some think everyone is eating better these days. Any idea who’s right?
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.