'Environmental Stewardship and You': OSU Professor, Author to Speak This Friday (1/28)
January 26, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University’s John W. Simpson, who writes about people’s relationship to the land, including the role of politics, will speak on the subject this Friday (1/28). A professor of landscape architecture, Simpson wil ...
New Dishware Sanitizers Prove More Effective at Killing Harmful Bacteria
January 26, 2011 Editor: This news release was also distributed by Ohio State University's office of Research Communications, http://researchnews.osu.edu/. COLUMBUS, Ohio- Ohio State University researchers recently tested the merits of two new dishwa ...
Ohio Grape and Wine Conference Returns This Year: To Be Held Feb. 21-22 in Columbus
January 27, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Designed for both new and established grape growers and winemakers, the 2011 Ohio Grape and Wine Conference will be held Feb. 21-22 at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on Ohio State University’s Columbus cam ...
Wetlands Park Marks Anniversaries with Feb. 2 Open House
January 27, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The public is invited to an open house at Ohio State University's Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2. The occasion celebrates World Wetland Day, whi ...
OSU Well Represented at Ohio Organic Farming Conference
January 27, 2011 GRANVILLE, Ohio-- The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) will hold Ohio’s biggest conference on organic and sustainable agriculture next month, and Ohio State University will be well represented there. Ohio State scientists ...
Chow Line: Control blood sugar, 10,000 steps at a time (for 2/6/11)
January 28, 2011 I read about a recent study that said walking 10,000 steps a day could help people manage blood sugar. Is it because walking that much helps you lose weight, or is it the exercise itself that is helpful? The researchers in that study, con ...
Learn about Online First Detector Training at Conservation Tillage Conference
January 31, 2011 ADA, Ohio-- Scientists and federal officials are always on the lookout for exotic or locally occurring high-risk pests that could spell trouble for the nation's crops and landscape plants, said Nancy Taylor, director of Ohio State Un ...
Treating Ash Trees Viable Option for Homeowners, Municipalities: Ohio State Experts
January 31, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Cutting down ash trees isn’t the only strategy for managing emerald ash borer (EAB) in residential and municipal landscapes, according to Ohio State University experts. Entomologist Dan Herms and Ohio State University Exte ...
New Beef Position to Focus on Animal Care, Food Safety and Profitability
January 4, 2011 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false COLUMBUS, Ohio – A newly created position in Ohio State University Extension will address animal welfare, beef management and production, and pre-harvest food safety for Ohioans. "Animal care ...
Chow Line: Suffering from gout? Pay attention to diet (for 1/16/11)
January 7, 2011 My 86-year-old father-in-law is visiting. He's in good health, but has periodic problems with gout. Are there certain foods he should avoid to prevent a recurrence? Gout is a type of arthritis that is caused by excess uric acid in th ...