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  1. What are the best ways to burn (or not) a forest?

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/what-are-the-best-ways-burn-or-not-forest

    Jack pines, which are common in parts of the northern Great Lakes, need fire to thrive. So does the rare and endangered Kirtland’s warbler, which nests only in burned or otherwise disturbed young jack pine stands in a handful of locations in Michigan, Wis ...

  2. Urban farming in a parking lot? See it in action in Wooster

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/urban-farming-in-parking-lot-see-it-in-action-in-wooster

    Joe Kovach of Entomology, who is studying the best ways to grow food on old asphalt parking lots, is giving free monthly tours of his test plots this summer. The tours, which are aimed at urban farmers in Cleveland, Columbus, and other cities, are coverin ...

  3. Engineering plants to help replace oil

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/engineering-plants-help-replace-oil

    OARDC  will play a key role in the engineering of a novel plant-based fuel, funded by a $5.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The grant, awarded by DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy  (ARPA-E) under the Plants Engineered ...

  4. ATI ranks No. 1 nationally in two-year agriculture degrees

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ati-ranks-no-1-nationally-in-two-year-agriculture-degrees

    ATI is back on top as No. 1 in  Community College Week's  annual Top 100 report, after a one-year drop to the No. 2 slot. ATI ranked first in the nation among two-year institutions in the  number of degrees awarded in agriculture  (pdf), agricultural ...

  5. More Efficient Beef Cattle Production, Marketing Eyed With Tagging Program

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/more-efficient-beef-cattle-production-marketing-eyed-tagging-program

    animal scientists have installed an electronic verification system at all of its Extension beef cattle ...

  6. Survey Says: Ohio Consumers Willing to Pay for Organics

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/survey-says-ohio-consumers-willing-pay-organics

    just how much, according to a series of Ohio State University Extension surveys. Ohio State ...

  7. Options Limited to Rectify Compacted Fields This Spring

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/options-limited-rectify-compacted-fields-spring

    in their fields after harvest," said Randall Reeder, an Ohio State University Extension ...

  8. Ohio Corn Yields Take a Tumble in 2008

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-corn-yields-take-tumble-2008

    down Ohio corn yields, but it could have been worse, according to an Ohio State University Extension ...

  9. Look to Soil Tests, Not Yields When Making Fertilizer Applications

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/look-soil-tests-not-yields-when-making-fertilizer-applications

    University Extension soil fertility specialist, said that producers should look to soil tests to determine ...

  10. Inspect Crops for Ponding or Freezing Damage

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/inspect-crops-ponding-or-freezing-damage

    University Extension agronomist. Sixty percent of the corn has emerged and over 20 percent of the soybeans ...

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