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08/14/2012 Farmer Views on Nutrient Loss, Water Quality to Be Discussed at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio — The majority of farmers in the Maumee watershed that drains into Lake Erie are engaged in best management practices and generally concerned about nutrient loss, said Robyn Wilson, assistant professor of risk analysis and decision science in Ohio State University’s School of Environment and Natural Resources. Robyn Suzanne Wilson
08/14/2012 Workshop Discusses Nitrogen, Soluble Phosphorus Mobility in Soils CENTERBURG, Ohio – Efforts to reduce soluble nitrogen and soluble phosphorus from moving off farmland will be discussed by Ohio State University experts and others during a joint workshop and meeting of the Soil and Water Conservation Society and the Association of Ohio Pedologists Aug. 23-24. Tracy Turner Jim Hoorman
08/14/2012 Three Honored for Long-Time Dedication and Commitment: Beuerlein, Gahn and Moser to be Inducted into Farm Science Review Hall of Fame LONDON, Ohio  – The Farm Science Review Hall of Fame will welcome its 23rd class of inductees at the Vice President’s Luncheon on September 18. Jim Beuerlein, Michael Gahn and Bobby Moser have been selected for induction because of their contributions to the success of the Farm Science Review. The 50th Farm Science Review is September 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Lindsay Bowman
08/14/2012 USDA: Ongoing Drought Causes Significant Crop Yield Declines COLUMBUS, Ohio – Corn production will drop 13 percent to a six-year low, the U.S. Agriculture Department said last week, confirming what many farmers already knew – they are having a very bad year, Ohio State University Extension economist Matt Roberts said. Tracy Turner Matt Roberts
08/13/2012 Ohio State President Gee, National Wildlife Federation Head to Kick Off New Environmental 'Breakfast Club' Series COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Two presidents will help kick off the inaugural “2nd Tuesdays Breakfast Club” of the Environmental Professionals Network on Sept. 11 in Columbus. Kurt Knebusch David Hanselmann, Ron Hendrick
08/13/2012 Ohio State Announces New Network for Environmental Professionals: 'Most Issues Today Need Multidisciplinary Solutions' COLUMBUS, Ohio -- “At this point, we have just one planet to share.” So said David Hanselmann, a lecturer in Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, in announcing a new Ohio-based professional network for people whose work helps keep the planet green. Kurt Knebusch David Hanselmann, Ron Hendrick
08/10/2012 USDA: Ongoing Drought Causes Significant Crop Yield Declines COLUMBUS, Ohio – Corn production will drop 13 percent to a six-year low, the U.S. Agriculture Department said today, confirming what many farmers already knew – they are having a very bad year, Ohio State University Extension economist Matt Roberts said. Tracy Turner Matt Roberts
08/10/2012 Aug. 30 Webinar Focuses on Health Behavior Theory to Practice COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ask any health professional: Informing people about healthy behaviors is one thing. Encouraging them to adopt healthy behaviors is another. Martha Filipic Dan Remley
08/09/2012 Online Challenge Can Help 'Kick Off the Pounds' COLUMBUS, Ohio -- One healthy habit a week for six weeks -- that's the cornerstone of a "Kick Off the Pounds" online email challenge sponsored by Ohio State University Extension Aug. 27 through Oct. 9. Martha Filipic Michelle Treber
08/09/2012 Chow Line: Be safe: Keep cream pies cool (8/10/12) I made a chocolate cream pie for guests this weekend. We left it out on the counter for most of the afternoon, and one of my guests told me that I should have kept it refrigerated, and since I didn’t, we should throw it away. Was she right? Martha Filipic Linnette Goard
08/09/2012 Jackson Beef and Forage Field Night is Aug. 23 JACKSON, Ohio – Livestock and forages will be the focus of Ohio State University’s Beef and Forage Field Night Aug. 23 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) Jackson Agricultural Research Station. Elizabeth (Betsy) Ludwig Kenny Wells
08/09/2012 Drought-Stressed Corn Has Increased Potential for Elevated Nitrate Levels DEFIANCE, Ohio – Drought conditions that have gripped Ohio and many parts of the Midwest could increase the potential for rising nitrate levels in forages, an Ohio State University Extension expert said. Tracy Turner Bruce Clevenger
08/09/2012 Five Ohio State Faculty Members Recognized by American Phytopathological Society COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Five faculty members of Ohio State University's Department of Plant Pathology are being recognized this week at the annual meeting of the American Phytopathological Society (APS) in Providence, R.I. Martha Filipic
08/07/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Aug. 8 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Aug. 8. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
08/07/2012 New Department Chair, Native of New Mexico, Savors Buckeye Roots COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Gary Straquadine grew up in New Mexico and has spent the last 25 years in Utah, but he feels like his move to Columbus is a true homecoming. Martha Filipic Gary Straquadine
08/03/2012 2012 Farm Science Review Media Credential Request This year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review celebrates its 50th year and includes lots of newsworthy events, exhibits and presentations.  Mark your calendars for Sept. 18-20, and be sure to join us at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Tracy Turner Tracy Turner
08/02/2012 Continued Extreme Heat Could Damage Corn, Soybeans COLUMBUS, Ohio – As days with extreme heat coupled with drought conditions have dominated the weather statewide in recent weeks, growers have begun to ask themselves just how hot is too hot for corn and soybeans? Tracy Turner Peter Thomison, Laura Elizabeth Lindsey
08/02/2012 Aug. 13 Workshop to Focus on Drought-Related Financial, Management Options for Livestock CANFIELD, Ohio – The drought of 2012 has been one of the worst on record in Ohio, and many livestock producers are now or soon could be at the point where they’ll have to adjust plans and reshuffle resources to try to minimize the negative economic impact from the continued extreme weather, a pair of Ohio State University Extension educators said. Tracy Turner, Eric Barrett Rory Lewandowski, Eric Barrett
08/02/2012 Register Now for New Environmental Leaders Institute COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A series of workshops from September to January is geared to help environmental professionals address complex issues and work collaboratively with fellow professionals across private, nonprofit and government sectors. Martha Filipic Anne Baird, Joe Bonnell
07/31/2012 Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night August 7 FREMONT, Ohio -- Vegetable production will be the focus of Ohio State University's Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night Aug. 7 at the North Central Agricultural Research Station of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) .  Elizabeth (Betsy) Ludwig
07/31/2012 Farm Science Review Turns 50 LONDON, Ohio – As Farm Science Review celebrates its 50th year, organizers say that despite the many changes that have occurred in agriculture during that time, one thing has remained the same -- Ohio’s premiere agricultural event is still dedicated to ensuring the best agricultural research, resources, information and access for farmers.  Tracy Turner Chuck Gamble
07/30/2012 Estimate: A New Amish Community is Founded Every 3.5 Weeks in U.S. COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new census of the Amish population in the United States estimates that a new Amish community is founded, on average, about every 3.5 weeks, and shows that more than 60 percent of all existing Amish settlements have been founded since 1990. Emily Caldwell Joseph Donnermeyer
07/27/2012 Chow Line: Research evolving on nighttime snacks (7/27/12) Please help settle a disagreement: Are you more likely to gain weight from eating a snack at night than if you ate the same snack earlier in the day? Martha Filipic Hugo Melgar-Quinonez
07/26/2012 Drought Causing Severe Threat from Twospotted Spider Mite on Ohio Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio – The severe and prolonged extreme heat and rainfall shortages that have led to moderate and severe drought conditions across Ohio have also led to reports of the twospotted spider mite, a dangerous pest that can cause severe damage to soybeans, including the death of the entire plant, an Ohio State University Extension entomologist said. Tracy Turner Ron Hammond
07/25/2012 OSU Extension Offers Dairy Forum, Open House Aug. 8-10 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dairy nutritionists, industry professionals, producers and anyone who wants to learn the latest research on Jersey cattle, milk production and developing a Jersey branded beef program can get tips from the experts during a Dairy Educational Forum and Open House at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, on Ohio State University's campus.  Tracy Turner Maurice Eastridge
07/25/2012 Ohio State to Hold First-ever Training Course on Anaerobic Digestion WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State will hold a first-of-its-kind training course on anaerobic digestion, a waste-management process that livestock farms and wastewater plants are increasingly using to produce biogas, a type of renewable fuel. Kurt Knebusch Yebo Li, Mary Wicks
07/23/2012 President Gee Expresses Support for Ohio Farmers Concern about the drought currently gripping Ohio was apparent at Ohio State’s Molly Caren Agricultural Center, home of the annual Farm Science Review. Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee expressed his concern and support for Ohio farmers as he visited the farm today as part of the university’s annual Roads Scholars tour for new faculty. Amy Murray
07/20/2012 OSU Extension Offers Resources and Information to Manage Drought as Conditions Intensify Statewide COLUMBUS, Ohio – As the drought of 2012 continues to intensify statewide, Ohio State University Extension experts have developed two websites dedicated to helping farmers, producers and consumers find ways to deal with the dry conditions and extreme heat.  Tracy Turner Harold Watters, Don Breece, Jeff Rogers
07/20/2012 OSU Extension Offers Tractor Safety Training Course COLUMBUS, Ohio – Educators and volunteers interested in learning about teaching tractor and machinery certification to teens can do so at a workshop offered by Ohio State University Extension July 25.  Tracy Turner Dee Jepsen
07/20/2012 Chow Line: Science behind appetite complex (7/20/12) I’ve been overweight all my life. Recently, I’ve read a little about what controls hunger and appetite. Are there foods I can eat that will help me feel fuller sooner, so I eat less? Martha Filipic Julie Kennel

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