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12/21/2011 Webinars Focus on Technologies to Help Increase Business STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- A series of webinars on using social media, mobile apps and other technologies to help increase business is being offered by Penn State Extension in collaboration with Ohio State University Extension and University of Minnesota Extension. Julie Fox
02/23/2012 Ohio Farm to School Offers Free Online Presentation for Producers Mary Griffith
03/16/2011 Artisan Cheese Making Workshop in Ashtabula County in April JEFFERSON, Ohio -- Enhance your dairy operation with a farmstead cheese business with the aid of an Ohio State University Extension workshop, "Hands-On Basic Cheese Making -- Enhancing Dairy Profitability with Cheese."  This workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27-29, 2011, at the Grindstone Creek Lodge at 4-H Camp Whitewood in Windsor, Ohio. David L. Marrison
02/29/2012 Media Advisory: Ohio State Expert Available to Speak on Obama’s Administration Decision Announced Today To Buy More Bio-based Products COLUMBUS, Ohio — The announcement today from the Obama Administration on its plans to increase purchasing by the federal government of bio-based products could mean a significant financial boost for Ohio, which ranks No. 1 in terms of polymer employment, has a major bio-based product industry and is a strong agricultural producer, an Ohio State University Extension expert said. Dennis Hall
06/01/2011 Media Advisory: Unique Highway Tree Planting Project Kicks Off Tomorrow (6/2) in Gahanna COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Reporters are invited tomorrow (6/2) at 10 a.m. to the kickoff of “Greening the Highways” -- a binational project that seeks to increase the survival rate and environmental benefits of trees planted in urban areas in Ontario, Canada, and Ohio. The project's first tree planting in Ohio will take place in Gahanna, at the intersection of I-270 South and Hamilton Road.
08/17/2012 New Spray Technologies, Disease Trials: See Them at Ohio State's Pumpkin Field Day Sept. 5 in South Charleston SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio -- There's a lot in store for pumpkin growers at this year's Pumpkin Field Day, to be held Sept. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at Ohio State University's Western Agricultural Research Station in South Charleston. Jim Jasinski
07/01/2011 Down-Under Digestive Microbes Could Help Lower Methane Gas From Livestock COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The discovery that a bacterial species in the Australian Tammar wallaby gut is responsible for keeping the animal’s methane emissions relatively low suggests a potential new strategy may exist to try to reduce methane emissions from livestock, according to a new study.
06/01/2011 Fish Farming Focus of June 25 Field Day PIKETON, Ohio -- Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon, located off State Route 32 in Pike County, may not look like the ideal place for yellow perch, lake sturgeon, largemouth bass and blue gill. But it's full of surprises. The facility boasts the only aquaculture genetics lab in the Midwest and is the cornerstone of research and education for Ohio's $6 million aquaculture industry.   Julie Moose
01/03/2011 Get the Latest on Forage Management at Heart of America Grazing Conference LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Livestock producers looking for the latest information on forages, grazing techniques and pasture management have the opportunity to attend the Heart of America Grazing Conference this month.  Jeff McCutcheon
08/16/2012 Ohio State Names New VP for Agricultural Administration COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University today named alumnus Bruce McPheron vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Jim Lynch, Suzanne Steel
01/27/2012 Two Ohio Small Farm Conferences Set for March WILMINGTON, Ohio -- Small farm landowners interested in improving production and marketing practices will get the information they need in March at conferences hosted by Ohio State University Extension's Small Farm Program in Wilmington and Massillon. Tony Nye
01/04/2011 OSU Nursery Short Course/CENTS Set for Jan. 23-26 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension educators and horticulture industry organizers are gearing up for the 2011 OSU Nursery Short Course and the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS). Denise Johnson
01/05/2011 OSU Extension/OSIA to Hold Sheep and Goat Programs This Winter COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association will offer nine district sheep and goat programs throughout Ohio this winter, as well as a Sheep and Goat Production School in Athens. Roger High
03/15/2012 MacArthur Foundation Awards Ohio State $427,000 Grant to Analyze the Use of Reverse Mortgages and Its Impact on Older Adults COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A research team led by Stephanie Moulton, an assistant professor at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University, was awarded one of five competitive grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for research to explore the relationships between housing and social and economic outcomes for families and communities.
02/15/2011 Singh to Present Harris Award Seminar COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A University of California, Davis, professor, known for his research to improve food processing, will accept Ohio State University's 2010 Harris Award for Excellence in Food Science and Technology on Tuesday, Feb. 22. Kelly Elisar
04/13/2012 Join OSU Extension's 'Live Healthy, Live Well' Email Challenge COLUMBUS, Ohio -- If you want to get fit this spring and are interested in living a healthier lifestyle -- and you have an email address -- Ohio State University Extension has a free educational program just for you. Cindy Shuster
04/29/2011 OARDC Recognizes Composting, Bioproducts, Bioenergy Leader COLUMBUS, Ohio — OSU scientist Harold Keener, an expert on the engineering of composting systems, biomass energy systems and plant-based bioproducts, yesterday was named winner of OARDC's 2011 Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award.

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