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03/28/2011 'Food, Faith and a Sustainable Future': Talk This Wednesday (3/30) at OSU COLUMBUS, Ohio -- “Food, Faith and a Sustainable Future: Eco-Judaism from the Ground Up,” the first in the three-part "Abrahamic Faiths and the Environment" forum series co-sponsored by OSU's School of Environment and Natural Resources, takes place this Wednesday. Kurt Knebusch Greg Hitzhusen
01/26/2011 'Environmental Stewardship and You': OSU Professor, Author to Speak This Friday (1/28) Kurt Knebusch Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
01/25/2011 'Corn University' to Examine Possibility of 300 Bushel Corn ADA, Ohio -- In 1992, Ohio's corn crop achieved a record yield of 143 bushels per acre. Since then, genetic improvements have led to even higher yields, with the state's 2010 crop averaging a very respectable 163 bushels per acre. Now, the buzz across the nation's Corn Belt is that a remarkable 300 bushels per acre is possible by the year 2030.  Martha Filipic Peter Thomison
10/05/2012 'An Ohio State Story': Lab Idea Yields 60 Local Jobs, New Green Industry MANSFIELD, Ohio -- An industry need. A waste product. An idea by an Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center scientist. Mix them together. What do you get? A new company. Sixty new Ohio jobs. And a new green industry. Mauricio Espinoza Yebo Li, Jeff Schultheis
08/31/2012 $6M Announced for Reconstruction of Tornado-stricken Building on Ohio State's Wooster Campus WOOSTER, Ohio -- The state of Ohio's Office of Budget and Management has allocated $6 million in emergency funds to assist with the reconstruction of a building at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), which was severely damaged as a result of a Sept. 16, 2010, tornado that struck the Wooster campus. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
06/30/2008 $5 Million Third Frontier Grant to Advance Granule Technology COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The performance of a liquid combined with the convenience of a capsule is the focus of a $5 million three-year Third Frontier Grant exploring advanced granule technologies that address the economic, health and environmental concerns of the turfgrass, horticulture and agricultural industries. Candace Pollock Steve Slack, Denny Hall, Stephen Myers, Debra Crow
03/04/2011 $5 Million Bioenergy, Bioproducts Project Offers Opportunities for Ohio Teachers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The potential of tomorrow's bioenergy and bioproducts rests in today's classrooms. And Ohio State University is taking part in a multi-state project offering teachers with training and toolkits to prepare students for careers in this growing field. Martha Filipic Denny Hall
01/19/2012 $320,000 Tractor Donated; Another on the Way Agricultural Systems Management program to benefit. Martha Filipic Scott Shearer, Dewey Mann, Tom Stannard
12/09/2010 $1 Million Study Tackles Role of Viruses in Safety of Fresh Produce COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In a new four-year, $1 million study, Ohio State University scientists are leading an effort aimed at reducing the incidence of foodborne illness in fresh produce caused by viruses. Martha Filipic Jianrong Li
04/16/2009 $1 Million Grant Furthering Efforts to Eliminate Food Crisis in Africa COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University is partnering with Virginia Tech to strengthen food security in Africa with a three-year, $1 million initiative to improve productivity, availability and marketing of key staple commodities and cash crops. Candace Pollock Mark Erbaugh
05/01/2001 "Learning Garden" Teaches Landscaping Skills COLUMBUS, Ohio - Anyone seeking basic landscape garden design skills or wanting a new look to an existing layout can get hands-on experience at BioHio 2001. Candace Pollock Michael Knee
09/11/2012 "Free part" of Farm Science Review can influence added profits LONDON, Ohio —While admission to Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20 near London, costs $8 at the gate, visitors can learn some valuable lessons as they walk from the parking lot to the main grounds before they even redeem their ticket. Kyle Sharp Harold Watters
07/25/2003 "Feed Me Seymour!" Carnivorous Plants All Bark, No Bite WOOSTER, Ohio — In the dark comedy classic “Little Shop of Horrors,” a giant Venus flytrap seeks a steady diet of humans with the help of its florist owner. Likewise, in the sci-fi movie “The Day of the Triffids,” hapless victims fall prey to walking, carnivorous plants. Candace Pollock Bob McMahon
06/06/2002 "Emerging" Problems Plague Corn/Soybeans COLUMBUS, Ohio - Unfavorable growing conditions throughout parts of Ohio may be creating emergence problems in corn and soybeans. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
12/07/2004 "Crop Profit Game" Satellite Series Scheduled COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University Extension is on tap to offer this year's "The Crop Profit Game," a satellite series for Ohio crop producers, agronomy retailers and other agribusiness individuals. Candace Pollock Greg LaBarge
05/16/2001 "Adopted" Barrels Spruce Up Communities, Fight Hunger MARYSVILLE, Ohio - Union County businesses and organizations wanting to make a difference in their communities are doing so with whiskey barrels. Over 60 barrels, planted with geraniums, swan river daisy, licorice plant and parsley, have been "adopted" for placement throughout Union County towns as part of a beautification project and a campaign to feed the hungry. Candace Pollock Laura McConnell
07/25/2011 "4-H iMove… A Health Revolution" on Dayton's WHIO-TV DAYTON, Ohio -- A half-hour program on how 4-H is helping improve the physical, emotional and social health of young people will air on Dayton's CBS affiliate WHIO-TV (Channel 7) on Thursday, July 28, at 7 p.m. Martha Filipic Patty House