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Nov. 20 Summit Looks Ahead to 2015 Dietary Guidelines

Nov. 20 Summit Looks Ahead to 2015 Dietary Guidelines

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Many people use the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to gauge the health of their diets.

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‘Science of Soil Health’ Videos Feature OSU Extension Experts

‘Science of Soil Health’ Videos Feature OSU Extension Experts

OTTAWA, Ohio – Soil researchers across the Midwest, including agronomists and scientists from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, want to help growers unlock the secrets of soil health to improve yields, lower input costs and increase farm income.

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Chow Line: How to store potatoes, onions

Chow Line: How to store potatoes, onions

My boyfriend stores potatoes and onions in the refrigerator. I keep them in the pantry. Who’s right?

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2014 Guide on Corn, Soybean, Wheat and Alfalfa Available for Growers

2014 Guide on Corn, Soybean, Wheat and Alfalfa Available for Growers

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With wet weather continuing to create harvest and planting delays, a new guide developed by agronomists from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is available to help growers check their crops’ development.

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Weed Specialist: Try to Apply Fall Herbicide Treatments Before December

Weed Specialist: Try to Apply Fall Herbicide Treatments Before December

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Now is a good time for growers to apply herbicide treatments to their fields to control weeds and help ensure a good start for spring planting.

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Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Oct. 21

Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Oct. 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Oct. 21.

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Family Fundamentals: Examine your policy for savings on car insurance

Family Fundamentals: Examine your policy for savings on car insurance

We’re taking a look at our regular expenses, and I think we might be paying too much for car insurance. What’s the best way to find out?

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$500,000 Gift from Dorothy Teater Creates New CFAES Endowment

$500,000 Gift from Dorothy Teater Creates New CFAES Endowment

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A $500,000 gift from Dorothy Teater and her four sons to the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will help both natural resources students and in-career professionals.

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Chow Line: Use Halloween to coach moderation

My 6-year-old daughter is excited about trick-or-treating this year, but I’m concerned about how to limit the candy she eats afterward. What’s the best way to handle Halloween?

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Not Too Late to Plant Wheat, But Risks Increase with Delays

Not Too Late to Plant Wheat, But Risks Increase with Delays

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Growers may still have time to plant wheat this fall even though cool, wet weather that has delayed soybean harvest for many growers is making wheat planting difficult for some, according to a field crops expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Ohio State Partners to Create New Agricultural and Food Law Consortium

Ohio State Partners to Create New Agricultural and Food Law Consortium

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension’s Agricultural and Resource Law program has partnered with a group of universities in the creation of a new Agricultural and Food Law Consortium that will work to research regional and national agricultural law issues.

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New Website Available for Dairy Farmers to Register for Workshops Designed to Help Navigate New Farm Bill Dairy Programs

New Website Available for Dairy Farmers to Register for Workshops Designed to Help Navigate New Farm Bill Dairy Programs

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new website that allows dairy farmers to sign up to participate in meetings offered statewide to help them navigate the intricacies of the 2014 farm bill new dairy programs, is now up and running. The training is provided in part by experts with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Sign Up Soon for Outdoor Photography Workshop at Ohio State Mansfield

Sign Up Soon for Outdoor Photography Workshop at Ohio State Mansfield

MANSFIELD, Ohio — Just a few spots are left in Capturing Nature’s Wonders, an Oct. 18 outdoor photography workshop taught by Jim Doty Jr., author of Digital Photography Exposure for Dummies, at Ohio State University’s Mansfield campus.

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Public Invited to Stinner Summit: Chance to Plan New Sustainability Projects

Public Invited to Stinner Summit: Chance to Plan New Sustainability Projects

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio — Ohio State University’s eighth annual Stinner Summit goes from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10, at the Glen Helen Nature Preserve in Yellow Springs.

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Ohio Celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11

Ohio Celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Young people across Ohio are celebrating National 4-H Week this week.

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New Center Links Cooperative Enterprise and Ohio State

New Center Links Cooperative Enterprise and Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A $645,000 donation to Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has established a new agribusiness cooperative center that already has been called a national model.

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Pumpkin Field Night Oct. 9 Focuses on Crop Management

Pumpkin Field Night Oct. 9 Focuses on Crop Management

PIKETON, Ohio -- As consumers head to the pumpkin patch and reach for their pumpkin spice lattes, growers can learn how to meet growing demand for this popular crop at a pumpkin production workshop Oct. 9.

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Ohio State to Offer Agriculture and Natural Resources Tax Webinar and Workshop Dec. 15

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Farmers, producers, tax preparers and anyone who wants to learn more about the potential changes in tax laws, including those that relate to Expense Deductions and Bonus Depreciation (Section 179), can participate in a day-long tax webinar and workshop Dec. 15 hosted by Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Ohio State University to Offer Series of Tax Schools Statewide, November and December

Ohio State University to Offer Series of Tax Schools Statewide, November and December

COLUMBUS, Ohio – This year’s tax filing season may be confusing for some taxpayers as they try to understand the tax filing connection between the Affordable Care Act and their income taxes, according to a taxation expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Gypsum Spread on Farms Could Help Keep Water Clean, Not Green

Gypsum Spread on Farms Could Help Keep Water Clean, Not Green

WOOSTER, Ohio — Gypsum, which has roots in the past as a farm soil treatment, also may have a bright future, and not just as a booster of crops but also a protector of water.

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