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  1. Mad Cow Nervousness May Drive Consumers Away from Beef

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/mad-cow-nervousness-may-drive-consumers-away-beef

    choice this Memorial Day holiday, if U.S. consumers express concerns over the recent case of mad cow ... weekend,” said Brian Roe, an Ohio State University Extension agricultural economist. “Memorial Day is ... particularly on the East Coast, which is additional negative news for beef and other grillables, and if this ...

  2. Study: Consumers Value Safer Food More Than Current Analyses Suggest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-consumers-value-safer-food-more-current-analyses-suggest

    according to this model, that would be about an equal tradeoff for the U.S. population. And if the ... February 8, 2011 Editor: This news release was also distributed by Ohio State University's ... would be willing to pay about a dollar per person each year, or an estimated $305 million in the ...

  3. Hog Industry Issues Addressed At Upcoming Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/hog-industry-issues-addressed-upcoming-conference

    U.S. and Ohio producers either losing money or just breaking even. About 15 percent of Eastern Corn ... recovers," said Roe. "The good news is that the sell-off involves a lot of the breeding herd which means ... October 29, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- U.S. hog producers have experienced a dismal year in profits, ...

  4. New Research to Examine Connections Between Land Use, Public Policy, Lake Erie Water Quality and Climate Change

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-research-examine-connections-between-land-use-public-policy-lake-erie-water-quality

    January 13, 2012 Editor: This story was previously released by Ohio Sea Grant. COLUMBUS, Ohio-- ... have looked at different populations within a watershed and what drives some of their decisions about ... watershed and the health of Lake Erie. Over the course of the four-year project, Ohio Sea Grant will ...

  5. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Polar Bears Threatened? (for the Week of May 25, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-polar-bears-threatened-week-may-25-2008

    http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~news/story.php?id=4434. Notes: Read the official May 14, 2008, press release from the U.S. Department of Interior, ... May 27, 2008 Q. Dear Twig: We talked in class about polar bears. They just got listed as ... "threatened." What's it mean? A. On May 14, the head guy of the U.S. Department of Interior, taking the ...

  6. Food Safety is Focus of $2.3 Million in Grants

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/food-safety-focus-23-million-grants

    two food safety grants totaling $2.3 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The first is ... a $1.8 million four-year grant on "Reducing the Transmission of AMR (antimicrobial-resistant) ... Guelph, the University of British Columbia, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Public Health ...

  7. MacArthur Foundation Awards Ohio State $427,000 Grant to Analyze the Use of Reverse Mortgages and Its Impact on Older Adults

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/macarthur-foundation-awards-ohio-state-427000-grant-analyze-use-reverse-mortgages-and

    March 15, 2012 Editor: This news release also has been distributed by Ohio State's John Glenn ... competitive grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for research to explore the ... relationships between housing and social and economic outcomes for families and communities. The $427,000 grant ...

  8. Ohio State Scientists to Share in $25 Million Grant to Study Virus-Related Foodborne Illness

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-scientists-share-25-million-grant-study-virus-related-foodborne-illness

    $25 million effort to reduce the number of foodborne illnesses caused by viruses. The five-year U.S ... . Department of Agriculture grant is the largest single food safety grant awarded by the USDA's National ... Institute of Food and Agriculture. Under the leadership of North Carolina State University, the grant allows ...

  9. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: People-sized Penguins (for the Week of July 1, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-people-sized-penguins-week-july-1-2007-1

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6239846.stm. Both sites show what the new old giant penguin might have looked like and also have details about ... Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times and National Geographic News.   About this column: "Smart Stuff with ... July 1, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: Did you hear about the giant penguin? Some scientists found some ...

  10. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Polar Bear Question (for the Week of Jan. 6, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-polar-bear-question-week-jan-6-2008-1

    called the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment. (We talked about it last week. See ... http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~news/story.php?id=4432.) Polar bears, which live in the wild only in the Arctic, need sea ice in summer to travel and hunt ... on. Without it, says a government agency called the U.S. Geological Survey, some two-thirds of the ...

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