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Videos Offer Quick Tips to Take Food from Garden to Plate

Aug 29, 2014

Videos Offer Quick Tips to Take Food from Garden to Plate

NEWARK, Ohio -- As Ohio gardeners head from the backyard into the kitchen, they can get ideas for how to use their tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans, herbs and spaghetti squash in a series of short videos from Ohio State University Extension.

Ohio No-till Summer Field Day Sept. 9 to Address Phosphorus Runoff

Aug 29, 2014

Ohio No-till Summer Field Day Sept. 9 to Address Phosphorus Runoff

NEW BLOOMINGTON, Ohio -- Presentations at a field day on Sept. 9 will help farmers address the Lake Erie watershed phosphorus problem, said one of the event’s organizers.

Chow Line: Wellness programs spread to schools

Aug 29, 2014

Chow Line: Wellness programs spread to schools

After being inundated with “wellness” messages at work, I started walking more and have lost a few pounds. But it seems to me that children need to hear these kinds of things just as much as adults do. What’s happening in schools?

New Ohio State Class Focuses on How Horses Can Be Used in Therapeutic Settings

Aug 27, 2014

New Ohio State Class Focuses on How Horses Can Be Used in Therapeutic Settings

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A native of Detroit, Anikka Smith didn’t have any experience with horses before she landed an internship with Delaware County’s Equi-Valent Riding Center last year. But the animal sciences major at Ohio State University always felt an affinity for animals, and horses were no exception.

Environmental Concerns Related to Shale Oil and Gas Development to Be Discussed at 2014 Farm Science Review

Aug 26, 2014

Environmental Concerns Related to Shale Oil and Gas Development to Be Discussed at 2014 Farm Science Review

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The number of horizontal oil and gas wells in Ohio’s shale is growing exponentially, and residents often have concerns about potential environmental impacts.

Learn about Season Extension, More at Farm Science Review’s Small Farms Center

Aug 26, 2014

Learn about Season Extension, More at Farm Science Review’s Small Farms Center

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cold frames, high tunnels, row covers and plasticulture are just some of the ways rural and urban growers can extend their growing season and increase access to fresh, local, healthy foods, says an Ohio State University Extension educator with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.


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