2 Ways to Learn About Composting Dead Livestock
February 11, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio – What do you do with a dead cow the size of a Smart Car? A dead pig as big as a washing machine? More and more, the answer is composting-- it saves farmers money, protects the environment and returns animals slowly to the ...
Chow Line: Cut back on these foods for your health (for 2/20/11)
February 11, 2011 I know the dietary guidelines tell us what we should eat. Do they also tell us what we shouldn't eat? Sort of. The new federal dietary guidelines include a chapter on "Foods and Food Components to Reduce." These items-- so ...
Get Woodland, Wildlife Tips from Experts: 3 States, 3 Schools, March 26
February 10, 2011 CARROLLTON, Ky.-- Purdue, Kentucky and Ohio State universities are teaming for a workshop for enthusiastic woodland owners-- people who want to know, grow and manage their woods better. The Ohio River Valley Woodland and Wildlife Worksho ...
OARDC’s BioHio Research Park Attracts Companies, Creates Jobs in Growing Green Economy
February 10, 2011 Find more story-related photographs at http://www.flickr.com/photos/osucfaes WOOSTER, Ohio-- At a time when the Buckeye state is trying to dig out of the recession and re-engineer its economy to boost job creation, the Ohio Agricultural ...
2 Small Farm Conferences Set for March
February 10, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Farmers who want new ways to grow, sell and stay in business can find them at two events coming next month. The “Opening Doors to Success” Small Farm Conference and Trade Show runs March 11-12 at Wilmington College in so ...
Natural Gas Drilling Could be Boon for Landowners, But Be Cautious
February 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Eastern Ohio landowners interested in leasing their land for natural-gas drilling into the rich resources of the Marcellus Shale need to be aware that such leases can carry some financial risk if they're not cautious ...
World Agroforestry head to speak Thursday (2/10) at OSU
February 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dennis Garrity, director general of the Nairobi, Kenya-based World Agroforestry Centre, will present “Creating an Evergreen Agriculture in the Tropics” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday (2/10) at Ohio State University. It’s pa ...
Soybean School Focuses on Increasing Yields
February 9, 2011 ADA, Ohio-- An all-star team of soybean experts will lead an expanded Soybean School at the 2011 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference, Feb. 24-25, in Ada, Ohio. Soybean School is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. Friday, Feb. ...
OSU President Gee to Keynote Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair
February 8, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee will be the keynote speaker at the university’s fourth annual Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair April 19. The free public event runs from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Ohio A ...
Study: Consumers Value Safer Food More Than Current Analyses Suggest
February 8, 2011 Editor: This news release was also distributed by Ohio State University's office of Research Communications. See the original article at http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/saferfood.htm. COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Government regulators could ...