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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 'An Ohio State Story': Lab Idea Yields 60 Local Jobs, New Green Industry

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-story-lab-idea-yields-60-local-jobs-new-green-industry

    we have Ohio State people working with us in the lab. And we will continue to grow with Ohio ... U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (Ohio's 12th District) and Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker, among other elected ... is really a story about Ohio State," Bio100 Technologies President Jim Cavicchioli said. "In 2009, ...

  6. Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: Extension's Worksite Wellness Programs a Smart Choice

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/healthy-wealthy-and-wise-extensions-worksite-wellness-programs-smart-choice

    "We can invite people to our educational programs, but it often works better if we go to them," ... that," Loy said. "That's about half of the county employees in Belmont County. And more people ... changed a lot of our habits at work," Hartley said. "At meetings, we've cut out sweets and ...

  7. Study Provides Insight on Residents of Rural Food Deserts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-provides-insight-residents-rural-food-deserts

    this seeming paradox to discover more about people who live in rural food deserts and how they access ... fresh produce. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, rural residents who live at least 10 ... miles away from a grocery store live in a food desert, said Tom Blaine. “Participants in our study lived ...

  8. Renovations at Ohio State Wetland Aim to Ramp Up Its Programs and Impact

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/renovations-ohio-state-wetland-aim-ramp-its-programs-and-impact

    that equipment. But it also allows us to start thinking about webinars and expanding our outreach. ... people. Water from the adjacent Olentangy River fills two main experimental wetlands at the site, which ... are each about the size of two football fields. Ohio State officials call it the only facility like it ...

  9. Success Uncorked for Ohio’s Wine Industry: Double the Wineries, 4K Jobs, $580M Economic Impact

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/success-uncorked-ohio%E2%80%99s-wine-industry-double-wineries-4k-jobs-580m-economic-impact

    industry in the ’60s, “has not only allowed us to plant varieties and develop products that we think will ... have long-term viability in Ohio, but having that resource essentially in our backyard has been vitally ... important to the long-term success of our business,” said Troutman, a 1996 Ohio State horticulture graduate. ...

  10. BYGL: A Gardener's Best Friend

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/bygl-gardeners-best-friend

    delivered on April 5 and is available online at http://bygl.osu.edu. About 1,400 people have subscribed to ... morning by about a dozen contributors to discuss current issues in gardening and landscape horticulture. ... said. "Just about anyone would find something of interest. We keep readers aware of what they ...

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