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  1. Keys to reducing H3N2v flu risk? Public awareness, keeping sick pigs away from fairs

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/keys-reducing-h3n2v-flu-risk-public-awareness-keeping-sick-pigs-away-from-fairs

    Better education regarding the nature of influenza viruses and how to prevent infection, along with stepped-up efforts to keep sick pigs away from agricultural fairs, are the best ways to minimize risk of human disease and any potentially adverse impact o ...

  2. ATI to dedicate new Temple Grandin-designed cattle facility

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ati-dedicate-new-temple-grandin-designed-cattle-facility

    Ohio State ATI  will dedicate its new beef cattle handling facility on Friday, Oct. 12, from 1-3 p.m., with remarks at 2 p.m. All members of the Ohio beef industry who are interested in seeing the facility and learning more about it are welcome to attend. ...

  3. Stone Lab renovations 'will greatly enhance our ability to attract students and scientists'

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/stone-lab-renovations-will-greatly-enhance-our-ability-attract-students-and-scientists

    Recent renovations at  Stone Lab  and the Research Building on South Bass Island's Peach Point have resulted in more modern classrooms, more conveniently equipped research and maintenance spaces, and most importantly, an alternative energy setup that ...

  4. New partnership planned with Beck's Hybrids: Goal is to 'put students first'

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/new-partnership-planned-with-becks-hybrids-goal-is-put-students-first

    Representatives from  Beck's Hybrids,  Atlanta, Ind., a regional leader in the hybrid seed industry, recently met with CFAES faculty and staff to discuss collaborative educational and research opportunities for students in our college. Ohio State and ...

  5. J.M. Smucker Co. Commits $1M to Ohio State for Food Innovation Research, Scholarships

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/jm-smucker-co-commits-1m-ohio-state-for-food-innovation-research-scholarships

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The J.M. Smucker Company and Timothy P. Smucker of Orrville, Ohio, have committed $1 million to support ongoing research and student success at Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The S ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. RD/AD Monthly Meeting with OSUE Dept Chair

    https://extension.osu.edu/events/rdad-monthly-meeting-osue-dept-chair-3

    A conference phone is available for this meeting. Dial-in phone number: 877-820-7831 ►enter participant code: 890250# *Meetings are held the last Monday of each month; however, meeting dates are subject to change. ...

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