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  1. Ohio State Receives $24M USAID Grant to Boost Agriculture, Food Security in Tanzania

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-24m-usaid-grant-boost-agriculture-food-security-tanzania

    Agriculture. “Funding available for this project will allow us to expand our collaborative research, graduate ... Environmental Sciences (CFAES) has been awarded a $24 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International ... other U.S. land-grant universities under Ohio State’s leadership: Michigan State University, Tuskegee ...

  2. New Ohio Tax Good for Economy, Economists Say

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-ohio-tax-good-economy-economists-say

    August 24, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new Ohio tax, part of a sweeping tax reform, may bring about ... Environmental, and Development Economics. "One of the reasons was that our previous tax code was not viewed ... Last year, the state ranked a paltry 47th in economic growth, according to the U.S. Department of ...

  3. Project Cultivates Tanzanian Agricultural Expertise for Future

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/project-cultivates-tanzanian-agricultural-expertise-future

    Africa, is undergoing a sea change demographically. Currently, about one-third of Tanzanians live below ... country of Feed the Future, the Global Hunger and Food Security Initiative of the U.S. government. And ... "Although we will be sending some technical people to Tanzania to provide assistance in the agricultural ...

  4. Ohio State University experts research new, innovative, sustainable ways to manage pests

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-experts-research-new-innovative-sustainable-ways-manage-pests

    have,” Kovach said. “Our goal is to improve Ohioans’ knowledge about pests. “We’re trying to benefit as ... a multi-year research project looking to find ways to help growers, producers, consumers, and just about any ... a recently renewed, three-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of ...

  5. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Horse Meat, Yay or Neigh? (for the Week of Dec. 31, 2006)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-horse-meat-yay-or-neigh-week-dec-31-2006

    say it should, that stopping it would cost people too much time and money. In fall, the U.S. House of ... December 15, 2006 Q. Dear Twig: Not that I want to do it myself, but what's the deal about ... people eating horse meat? A.: The United States has three slaughterhouses that take in horses (many but ...

  6. Spring into Farm Safety: Youth Camps Set for 2011

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/spring-farm-safety-youth-camps-set-2011

    about how to protect themselves from rural hazards through Farm Safety Day Camps, said Kathy Henwood, ... Bureau, Our Ohio and the Ohio 4-H Foundation. Farm Safety Day Camps offer communities valuable lessons ... about farm dangers through educational sessions that focus on rural safety. The 2011 camping season ...

  7. Chow Line: Limit sodium, boost potassium for health (1/6/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-limit-sodium-boost-potassium-health-1612

    people who are salt-sensitive-- estimated at about 10 percent of the population-- recent research has ... time, people who ate a diet high in sodium and low in potassium had about a 50 percent increased risk of ... say, people should consume about twice as much potassium as they do sodium. Reduce sodium and increase ...

  8. USDA Secretary Vilsack: 'Agriculture is Cool Again'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/usda-secretary-vilsack-agriculture-cool-again

    U.S. “That’s what a Land-Grant university is all about,” said Bobby Moser, vice president for ... attracting the attention of young, talented people interested in a career in food and resource production and ... related sciences, according to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. “Agriculture is cool again,” said Tom ...

  9. Workshop to Address Legal Risks for Livestock and Dairy Producers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/workshop-address-legal-risks-livestock-and-dairy-producers

    March 5, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Farmers who raise livestock and dairy can learn more about legal ... Peggy Hall, OSU Extension’s agricultural attorney. “Our goal is to focus on some of the new and most ... pressing legal risk areas to help our producers minimize potential liability.” The workshop will be offered ...

  10. Holy Toledo (Botanical Garden)! Family Bat Workshop Coming Soon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/holy-toledo-botanical-garden-family-bat-workshop-coming-soon

    the eastern U.S. and Canada. (People can’t catch it.) Titchenell will talk about what the disease has ... program set for Toledo. She’ll give sessions on basic bat facts-- do they really get stuck in our hair? ... (no)-- on how to build your own bat house, and on how bats help our farms, gardens and own backyards. ...

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