Commercial Pesticide Training Classes Set; First Is March 30
March 21, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- For lawn care businesses, school districts and more, spring weather often results in the hiring of new employees to help keep the grounds in superb condition. Therefore, it is exam time for anyone planning to become a licen ...
Wheat Growers: Ohio State’s Wheat Production Workshop is March 31 in Custar
March 21, 2011 CUSTAR, Ohio-- March 31 promises to be an information-packed day for farmers and other individuals in the agriculture industry, as Ohio State University offers its hands-on Wheat Production Workshop. The Northwest Agricultural Research St ...
OSU Extension: Growing Jobs in Ohio
March 21, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- In a time when job creation and business expansion is crucial to Ohio’s economic future, an Ohio State University Extension program is garnering attention. Launched in 1986, the Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) ...
Media Advisory: U.S. Rep. Renacci to Visit OARDC Tomorrow (3/22), Learn About Reconstruction, Economic Development Efforts
March 21, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (Ohio's 16th District) will visit the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) tomorrow, March 22, at 10:30 a.m., to learn about post-tornado reconstruction e ...
Chow Line: Pros and cons of sugar alcohols (for 3/27/11)
March 17, 2011 At a diabetes education class, I learned that "sugar-free" candies sometimes have more carbohydrates than their regularly sweetened counterparts. Why would anyone do that? Most likely, those foods contain sweeteners called "s ...
Family Fundamentals: Don't fear money talk; not talking about it is worse (for March 2011)
January 30, 2015 I’m newly married, and I find myself hiding small expenditures from my husband. I don’t think he’d have a problem with them, but for some reason I just don’t feel like bringing them up. Is this a red flag I should do something about, or i ...
Artisan Cheese Making Workshop in Ashtabula County in April
March 16, 2011 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 worksho ...
Firewood Quarantine Still in Place in Ohio Despite Ash Borer Regulation Changes
March 15, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- When the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) expanded its emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantine last September to include all of Ohio’s 88 counties, the movement of ash tree materials and hardwood firewood within the state ap ...
Higher Food, Commodity Prices Prompting Focus on Ag Policy, Research
March 15, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Rising global demand, sporadic weather problems and other factors have been driving up commodity prices. American consumers might be feeling a pinch at the grocery store, but the impact in some parts of the world could be m ...
New Vaccine Candidate Shows Strong Potential to Prevent Highly Contagious Norovirus
March 15, 2011 Editor: This news release was originally distributed by Ohio State University's office of Research Communications and is also online at http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/norovaccine.htm. COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Scientists have shown that an ...