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10/18/2005 OSU Economists: Radical Changes for New Farm Bill COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A recent U.S. proposal to reduce farm subsidies to enliven World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations may have implications for the 2007 Farm Bill, say Ohio State University agricultural economists. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf, Luther Tweeten
10/05/2012 OSU Farm Policy Expert: Not Surprising Farm Bill Expired Before New Bill Passed COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2008 Farm Bill expired this week, a move that was not unexpected by many in the industry, an Ohio State University farm policy expert said. Tracy Turner Carl Zulauf, Matt Roberts
08/29/2008 Chow Line: Carrots healthful, not 'full of sugar' (for 9/7/08) At lunchtime recently, several of my colleagues claimed that carrots are "full of sugar." Is that true? Martha Filipic Carla Miller
07/22/2011 Chow Line: Try different tactics to maintain weight loss (for 7/31/11) I have yo-yo dieted all of my life. Why can't I keep the pounds off once I have lost them? Martha Filipic Carla Miller
08/10/2007 Chow Line: Exercise can help curb diabetes (for 8/19/07) Why is physical activity so important for people with diabetes? Martha Filipic Carla Miller, Jackie Buell
06/15/2009 Program Helps Children Prepare for Being Home Alone MARYSVILLE, Ohio -- Summertime means schools are out, and kids are in -- at home, often for the first time, alone. Martha Filipic Carol Chandler
02/07/2005 Workshop All About Restoring Ohio History WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Good farmers know never to waste anything, and that includes old farm buildings. Throughout the years, barns have been renovated and reused, and those interested in preserving this part of Ohio's history should attend the Ohio Barn Workshop Feb. 21-22 at Everal Barn in Westerville, Ohio. Candace Pollock Carol Moody
12/10/2009 Chow Line: Know your numbers when taking calcium (for 12/20/09) How can I be sure I'm getting enough calcium? If I need a supplement, what should I look for? Martha Filipic Carolyn Gunther
09/07/2012 Millin’, Chillin’ and Grillin’ at Farm Science Review’s Utzinger Garden LONDON, Ohio -- Landscapers searching for fall plant ideas, gardeners wanting to learn new techniques and practices, and people wanting a break from the tractors can all find what they are looking for at the Utzinger Memorial Garden during the Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20 near London. Kyle Sharp Carolyn Allen
12/14/2012 Chow Line: Watch sugar intake over holidays (12/14/12) I have a sweet tooth. I’ve been cutting back on sugar lately, but I’m worried about the holidays and all the extra sweets. Do you have any guidance? Martha Filipic Carolyn Gunther
09/21/2012 Chow Line: Keep physically fit at any weight (9/21/12) I’ve seen conflicting information about whether or not being obese is actually harmful to your health. Can you clarify? Martha Filipic Carolyn Gunther
10/19/2012 Chow Line: Whole grains turn up in surprising places (10/19/12) A group of us were watching a football game last week, and someone claimed that the tortilla chips we were eating counted as a “whole-grain” food. I find that hard to believe. Is that right? Martha Filipic Carolyn Gunther
11/16/2012 Chow Line: Know warning signs, risk of diabetes (11/16/12) No one in my family has ever had diabetes. Does that mean I’m not at risk for developing it? Martha Filipic Carolyn Gunther
09/19/2012 Growing the Cure Launched at 50th Farm Science Review COLUMBUS, OHIO -- What if the food we ate fought against cancer? Carolyn Siebert
11/09/2010 Beef Cattle Competition Teaches Youth Farm to Market Management Techniques WOOSTER, Ohio – The best quality steaks that consumers demand at the grocery store start with the right beef cattle management techniques on the farm, and Ohio youth can learn what it takes to be successful in the livestock industry through a "real world" Ohio State University Extension beef cattle production competition. Candace Pollock Carrie Pickworth
12/07/2004 Public Invited to Remember Ben Stinner Saturday, Dec. 11, at OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — A special memorial service for Benjamin R. Stinner, an Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center scientist and the holder of Ohio State University’s W.K. Kellogg Foundation-endowed chair in ecological management, will be held Saturday, Dec. 11, 1 to 4 p.m., in the Shisler Conference Center on OARDC’s Wooster campus, 1680 Madison Ave. Kurt Knebusch Casey Hoy
03/07/2008 'Sustainability, Resilience, Adaptation': Students in New Ohio State Course to Plan Future of NE Ohio Family Farm WOOSTER, Ohio — Students will help chart the future of the nearly 200-year-old Mellinger Farm near Wooster in a new course at Ohio State. Kurt Knebusch Casey Hoy
06/30/2009 Chadwick Arboretum Open House July 19 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens will be hosting its annual Open House event on Sunday, July 19, and the public is invited to attend. Candace Pollock Catherine Spitler
07/12/2011 OSU Extension Assists Homeowners Facing Foreclosure COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Homeowners facing foreclosure often need help, and fast. The goal of the "Ohio Hardest Hit Fund, Restoring Stability: A Save the Dream Ohio Initiative," is to provide that kind of help. Twelve Ohio State University Extension educators and program coordinators are taking part in the program to help ensure that assistance reaches rural Ohio. Martha Filipic Cäzilia Loibl
10/19/2011 Ohio State Helps Develop Money Management Tool Available Online COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A new, free online financial self-assessment tool made available by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is based on work done in part at Ohio State University. Martha Filipic Cäzilia Loibl
09/15/2011 Family Fundamentals: Online course can help with family finances (September 2011) My wife recently received a small inheritance. Instead of paying off some of our debt, she bought our children new games, bikes and other non-essentials. We don't see eye to eye about money. How can we get past this? Martha Filipic Cazilia Loibl, Kara Newby
11/06/2008 Producers Can Add Yellow Vine to the Long List of Pumpkin Diseases COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When it comes to pumpkins, damaging pests and diseases are never in short supply. And this year, amid a drought and more common disease issues, some producers experienced the impact of a relatively new foe. Candace Pollock Celeste Welty
08/01/2011 Tour Tomorrow (8/2): Sustainable Ways to Fight Wilt on Melons WOOSTER, Ohio -- OARDC will hold a free tour tomorrow featuring new, non-chemical, sustainable ways to manage cucumber beetles and bacterial wilt on melons. Kurt Knebusch Celeste Welty
04/30/2010 Third Frontier Assists Appalachia Ohio Businesses Through TechGrowth Ohio PIKETON, Ohio – An engine that runs on heated air, a gluten-free bread product, a new method to pasteurize eggs – all are ideas or new technology of Ohio businesses and entrepreneurs brought to fruition by the Ohio Third Frontier program. Candace Pollock Chad McDowell, Meagan Barnes
05/21/2012 What's the Best Way to Burn (or Not) Certain Forests Around the Great Lakes? New Program Has Science-based Answers WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Lake States Fire Science Consortium, based at Ohio State in partnership with two federal agencies, shares the "best available science" with land managers. Kurt Knebusch Charles Goebel, Greg Corace
12/03/2007 OSU Nursery Short Course/CENTS Highlights Ohio Green Industry COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The rich tradition of green industry educational opportunities and trade show exhibits returns to the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, in January. Candace Pollock Cheryl Cuthbert
12/11/2007 Pre-Show Workshops Part of Nursery Short Course/CENTS Agenda COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ornamental weed control, insect and mite pest diagnostics and new production technologies are just some of the topics being covered in pre-show workshops at the 79th Ohio State University Nursery Short Course and Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS). Candace Pollock Cheryl Cuthbert
12/19/2007 Several Nursery Short Course Sessions Offered in Spanish COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension will be offering numerous green industry sessions in Spanish during the 79th OSU Extension Nursery Short Course to cater to businesses with an Hispanic labor force. Candace Pollock Cheryl Cuthbert
01/08/2010 Get the Latest in Agriculture Trends to Increase Farm Profits UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio – Farmers looking to capitalize on financial, environmental and marketing trends to increase their farm profits have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension "Future Trends for Profitability in Agriculture" workshop on Feb. 9. Candace Pollock Chris Bruynis
07/05/2012 OSU Extension Offers Livestock Mortality Composting Certification Course CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Livestock producers looking to learn ways to deal with livestock mortality can earn livestock mortality composting certification in a course offered by an Ohio State University Extension educator. Tracy Turner Chris Bruynis