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07/20/2007 Chow Line: Yellow or green, enjoy summer squash (for 7/29/07) Is there much difference in nutrition between yellow squash and zucchini? Martha Filipic Lydia Medeiros
11/07/2008 Chow Line: Yes, you can roast a frozen turkey (for 11/16/08) Can you cook a frozen turkey? Last year, a family friend did and said it turned out fine. Martha Filipic Lydia Medeiros
08/22/2002 Chow Line: Yogurt: It's the 'whey' to go (for 9/8/02) Sometimes when I open a container of yogurt, I find a bunch of watery stuff on top. Should I pour that off? Martha Filipic Valente Alvarez
10/28/2011 Chow Line: You can get enough iron without meat Our adult daughter has low iron. I think it’s because she doesn’t eat meat, but she says that there’s plenty of iron in other foods. Can you help me persuade her she’s wrong? Martha Filipic Hugo Melgar-Quinonez
06/23/2006 Chow Line: Your nose knows ripe cantaloupe (for 7/2/06) How can you tell cantaloupe if is ripe? I love it but rarely buy it because I'm never sure if it's good or not. Martha Filipic Sharron Coplin
03/25/2011 Christian, Jewish, Muslim Faiths and the Environment: Series Starts March 30 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths share more than a common founder -- Abraham. They share, Greg Hitzhusen says, a concern for the planet. Kurt Knebusch Greg Hitzhusen
12/21/2012 Christmas Trees Offer Many Environmental Benefits — And You Can Put a Dollar Sign Next to Them WOOSTER, Ohio -- That freshly cut or live Christmas tree standing in your living room provides a host of benefits and value beyond the sheer joy of the holidays -- in the form of environmental services such as cleaner air, reduced energy use and absorption of stormwater runoff. Mauricio Espinoza Jim Chatfield
05/09/2011 City Gardeners: Learn How to Get Big Results from Small Spaces at Free May 15 Event in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- This Sunday, May 15, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its first event of the year at the Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory, 2490 Carmack Road, on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus.  Siera Marth Annette Swanberg
03/12/2012 Classes for Divorcing Parents Designed With Kids in Mind COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When parents divorce, it's often the children who pay the highest price. But many parents in Ohio learn how to soften the blow with "Successful Co-Parenting: A Family Stability Program," a two- to three-hour class offered in 12 counties by Ohio State University Extension. Martha Filipic Kara Newby
09/22/2010 Clean-up Continues at OARDC's Wooster Campus: 'We Always Bounce Back' WOOSTER, Ohio — Clean-up continues at Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster following last Thursday’s (9/16) direct hit by an EF-2 tornado. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
03/15/2012 Cleaner, Safer Produce? Program for Farmers is April 14 CANFIELD, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place in Mahoning County on April 14. Ashley Kulhanek
09/01/2011 Cleveland, Other Cities Could Produce Most of Their Food: Ohio State Study WOOSTER, Ohio -- Cleveland and other post-industrial North American cities have the potential to generate up to 100 percent of their current needs for fresh produce and other food items -- retaining millions of dollars in the local economy, creating new jobs, and spurring additional health, social and environmental benefits. Mauricio Espinoza Parwinder Grewal
11/27/2012 Cleveland, Similar Cities Could Produce Most of Their Energy: Ohio State Study WOOSTER, Ohio -- Cleveland and similar North American cities have the potential to generate up to 100 percent of their current energy needs, retaining millions of dollars in the local economy, creating new jobs, and spurring additional environmental benefits. Mauricio Espinoza Parwinder Grewal
06/18/2012 Clever Rabbits or Not, Parking Lot Farm Is Seeing Results WOOSTER, Ohio -- Even a garden in the middle of a parking lot can have a problem with rabbits. Kurt Knebusch Joe Kovach
10/05/2010 Climate Change Impacts on Forests Research Focus for Fulbright Scholar COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The impact of climate change on forests and the implications it may bring to the United States will be the research focus of Ohio State University agricultural economist Brent Sohngen when he travels to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada as a Fulbright Scholar next year. Maureen Miller Brent Sohngen
08/10/2009 Climate Change Panel Being Held at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – The impacts of cap and trade legislation and climate change on the Ohio agriculture industry will be the focus of an expert panel discussion during Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
10/04/2005 Coal-Burning Byproduct Has Agricultural Use WOOSTER, Ohio — Synthetic gypsum, a byproduct of burning coal, may have use in agriculture as a fertilizer and soil amendment, according to Ohio State University researchers. Candace Pollock Warren Dick
04/18/2007 Cold Snap May Slow Crop Pests, But Scouting Still Essential WOOSTER, Ohio -- Farmers shouldn't count on the recent spring cold snap to stop the development of field crop insects, only to slightly slow them down. Several of these pests could potentially pose problems this growing season. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
04/26/2005 Cold Snap Raises Concerns Over Corn Crop COLUMBUS, Ohio — A recent late season cold snap with accompanying freezing rain and snow has Ohio corn growers questioning the fate of their newly planted crop. But Ohio State University agronomists say the crop is tougher than most would believe it to be. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps, Peter Thomison
05/18/2006 Collaboration Bridging Gap Between U.S.-Mexico Migration, Agriculture MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- With migrant agricultural labor continuing to increase in Ohio, especially in the nursery/landscape and livestock industries, the greatest challenge for growers and producers is how to effectively communicate and work with their new employees. Candace Pollock Claudio Pasian, David Hansen, Don Breece, Fernando Manzo-Ramos, Jim Skeeles
05/24/2011 Columbus 4-H Camps Focus on Pets, Robots COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Students entering grades 6, 7 or 8 this fall have two camping opportunities at Ohio State University Extension's Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center this summer.  Martha Filipic Sally McClaskey
05/08/2012 Coming June 2 in Canton: Food Safety Practices for Fruit, Vegetable Growers CANTON, Ohio -- Stark Parks will host a program on food safety practices for fruit and vegetable growers from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on June 2 at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park. Ashley Kulhanek
11/04/2011 Comment Period Extended for Proposed Farm Youth Labor Regulation Changes COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Labor announced last week an extension of the public comment period for proposed changes to the regulations governing employment of youth on farms and agricultural enterprises. Experts from Ohio State University Extension’s Agricultural Safety and Health program will host a webinar to discuss the proposed changes and answer questions from the public Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 3 p.m. Andy Vance Dee Jepsen
10/27/2011 Commercial Grape and Wine Workshop is Nov. 4 in Piketon PIKETON, Ohio -- Winemakers and commercial wine-grape growers looking for practical and essential skills in running a successful vineyard and winery are invited to attend a day-long workshop in Piketon on Friday, Nov. 4.  Julie Strawser-Moose
03/21/2011 Commercial Pesticide Training Classes Set; First Is March 30 OSU Extension's Pesticide Safety Education Program is offering training classes this spring and summer for new commercial pesticide applicators.  Jennifer Hill Joanne Kick-Raack
10/23/2012 Commercial Wine Production and Grape Growers Workshop Is Nov. 15 in Southern Ohio PIKETON, Ohio – Wine grape growers, commercial wine operators, and those interested in becoming either one can learn the practical and essential skills needed to be successful in the industry at a workshop held by Ohio State University horticulture, viticulture and enology experts Nov. 15.  Tracy Turner Gary Gao
08/07/2001 Common Ohio Insect Identified as Vector of Emerging Corn Virus WOOSTER, Ohio - The black-faced leafhopper, an insect found in Ohio, has been identified as the vector of an emerging corn virus. Candace Pollock Peg Redinbaugh
07/28/2011 Common Sense Management Necessary to Minimize Heat Stress on Livestock COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Both man and beast suffer the effects of high heat and humidity in the dog days of summer, so cattle and sheep producers need to adopt basic strategies to keep animals calm, cool and collected through the year's hottest days. Andy Vance John F. Grimes, Roger A. High
03/01/2012 Community Nutrition Programs and Partners Help Thousands Get Their 'Plate in Shape' COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As National Nutrition Month swings into gear, dietitians and nutrition specialists hope to inspire people from all walks of life to eat more whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and make other healthy choices every day. Martha Filipic Joyce McDowell, Ana Claudia Zubieta, Maria Carmen Lambea, Diane Cummins, Karen Colonia-Abel, Kevin Brumbaugh
04/02/2002 Compost Helps Control Turfgrass Fungus COLUMBUS, Ohio - Incorporating compost into soils when lawns are seeded reduces the severity of leaf rust, a fungal disease that attacks perennial ryegrass. Candace Pollock Mike Boehm