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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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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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Ag Attorney Sheds Light on Manure Handling, Application Regulations

Ag Attorney Sheds Light on Manure Handling, Application Regulations

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Although the Lake Erie algae problems that contaminated Toledo’s water supply in early August have subsided, the crisis raised questions about animal manure application on farmland in Ohio and how it may have contributed to the problem.

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Ohio State Economist: Taxing Phosphorus Could Reduce Risk of Algal Blooms

Ohio State Economist: Taxing Phosphorus Could Reduce Risk of Algal Blooms

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- While agricultural scientists, policymakers and farmers are investigating ways to reduce the risk of severe algal blooms that stem from phosphorus, an Ohio State University environmental economist suggests an economic response could be the most cost-effective one.

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Chow Line: Carbohydrates: How low is low? (9/26/14)

Chow Line: Carbohydrates: How low is low? (9/26/14)

I heard about a study recently that said low-carb diets worked better than low-fat diets. My question is, how “low” is low-carb?

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Sept. 30 Webinar to Examine Economics of Controlling Algal Blooms

Sept. 30 Webinar to Examine Economics of Controlling Algal Blooms

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Economists will discuss the economics behind water pollution control, particularly regarding harmful algal blooms, in an hourlong webinar on Sept. 30 at noon.

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Oct. 14: How to Stop Algal Blooms, Keep Drinking Water Safe

Oct. 14: How to Stop Algal Blooms, Keep Drinking Water Safe

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In the wake of this summer’s Toledo water crisis, Jeff Reutter talked to, among others, NPR’s Melissa Block, MSNBC’s Ed Schultz, the Associated Press and the Wall Street Journal. Reutter, head of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program, will keep the conversation going next month, this time as moderator of two panels on preventing such crises in the future.

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Chow Line: Green beans aren’t quite beans (9/19/14)

Chow Line: Green beans aren’t quite beans (9/19/14)

This year we have an overabundance of green beans from our garden. If we eat them with rice, will they make a complete protein like other beans do?

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Ohio State Center Focuses on Foods and Health

Ohio State Center Focuses on Foods and Health

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ask almost anyone, and they’ll tell you there’s a definite link between the foods you eat and your health, including the risk of developing certain types of cancer.

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