Tag: Ohio State

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Meet the soybean aphid on steroids

Soybean growers should be on the lookout for a super-pest that is getting ever-so-close to Ohio. Andy Michael, associate professor of Entomology at The Ohio State University, gives some details on the Kudzu Bug, which is already causing havoc in southern U.S. states and is heading north. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.

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The past and future of Soybean Cyst Nematode research in Ohio

When it comes to Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) research in Ohio, Ohio State University Extension Plant Pathologist Terry Niblack has been on the front line for over 3 decades. She visits with Ty Higgins about how the research efforts have evolved over that period of time and how troublesome SCN is around Ohio today.

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Water Quality Status Report issued by Ohio Farm Bureau

Addressing the challenges that threaten Ohio’s clean water resources is an important priority for the agriculture community. The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has released a report detailing its efforts to ensure safe and healthy water for the state. The Water Quality Status Report provides a list of action items being taken by farmers, Farm [...]

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Site manager Austin Bright, owner Tom Price and employee Tricia Kalmar work to compost the food waste from Ohio Stadium at Price Farms Organics.

Football Buckeyes had a great season off the field with help from a local farm

Ohio State had a successful football season in more ways than one. This year, Ohio Stadium was the largest football stadium in the country to achieve zero-waste status. Over 95% of all the waste materials produced during 2014 season home games were diverted from the landfill through recycling, composting or repurposing as a part of [...]

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OSU announces new cooperative effort for Ohio water quality

Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) announced a wide-ranging water quality initiative at the Farm Science Review. Called Field to Faucet, the initiative will seek end-to-end solutions to hazardous algal blooms and water quality issues, said Bruce McPheron, Ohio State’s vice president for agricultural administration and dean for the college, [...]

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Honoring a century of service

This spring, my family had the honor of celebrating the 95th birthday of my grandfather, Frank Deeds. Much has been said about his generation that has seen agriculture go from horses, to horsepower to satellite guidance in one amazing lifetime. He endured the Great Depression and survived service to our country in World War II. [...]

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The 2014 CFAES Banquet was held on Thursday, April 17 at the Ohio Union

2014 CFAES Recognition Banquet “Owns the Night”

The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences held its 2014 recognition banquet on Thursday evening. The annual event served as a time for outgoing seniors to say their final goodbyes to classmates and staff before graduation along with introducing newcomers to the wide scope of career paths and focuses the college [...]

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Farm to Fork Food Dialogues keeps the conversation going at Ohio State

The next generation entering the agricultural industry is facing a new challenge in the form of curious and informed consumers. Instead of meeting it with dismay, however, agricultural students at the Ohio State University see the task as an opportunity to share the agricultural message in a positive way. Well over 300 Ohio State students [...]

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