COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lake Erie shoreline anglers – those who fish from shore locations like docks and jetties instead of boats – value their fishing at an annual average of $13.5 million, according to a recent study completed by Ohio State University Extension, Ohio Sea Grant and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Shoreline anglers also spend an additional $1.1 million a year in communities near their fishing destinations.
MARYSVILLE, Ohio – Growers and landowners can learn how to develop a Conservation Reserve Program plan and how to manage CRP contracts during workshops June 12 and 13 offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Readiness Initiative.
Some people at work keep their frozen food entrees in the refrigerator until lunchtime, even though the packages say they should remain frozen until heating. Is this safe?
WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio State University entomologists are trying to determine how many “homegrown” lady beetles are in Ohio compared to the number of exotic lady beetles in the Buckeye state and are asking Ohio farmers, gardeners and homeowners for assistance.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Guo-Liang Wang, an Ohio State scientist who is an international expert on the molecular genetics of host-plant resistance to plant diseases, especially in rice, yesterday won OARDC’s Senior Faculty Research Award.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University scientist Yebo Li, who works to develop new sustainable bioproduct and bioenergy sources, yesterday received OARDC's Junior Faculty Research Award.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio State University research team yesterday won OARDC's Multi-disciplinary Team Research Award for its efforts to reduce foodborne illnesses caused by fresh produce.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- There’s a new, better way to dig a ditch -- one that’s good for both farming and the environment -- and it sprang from the mind of an Ohio State scientist.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- OARDC has announced the winners of its annual research poster competition, which took place yesterday during the center’s 2013 annual research conference in Columbus.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nicholas Teets, who in fall 2012 earned his Ph.D. in entomology from Ohio State, yesterday received OARDC's William E. Krauss Director’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Research.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The West Ohio Food Bank, Ridgemont FFA, and Peace Corp volunteers and international students recently partnered to teach fourth- and fifth-grade students at the 2013 Micki Zartman Scarlet and Gray Ag Day about poverty and hunger on local and global scales.
I always used to use romaine lettuce for salads, but recently I switched to a spring mix and I love it. What can you tell me about other types of greens for fresh salads?
WOOSTER, Ohio -- Produce growers and other interested parties from across Ohio will attend a listening session April 30 about the Food and Drug Administration's proposed new food safety rules for produce.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Professionals who manage parks, farms, trees, wildlife, landscape plants and more can get a detailed look at Ohio’s invasive species -- both what has arrived and what may be coming -- at a workshop May 17.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Your Apple mobile devices can now fight invasive species. OSU Extension has released an iPhone and iPad version of its Great Lakes Early Detection Network app.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The professional Master in Plant Health Management (MPHM) degree, developed by Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), has become the first graduate program at the university to achieve affiliation in the National Professional Science Master's Association.
WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Wooster campuses of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center and the Agricultural Technical Institute have been designated as "Tree Campus USA" by the Arbor Day Foundation, which started this program in 2008 to honor colleges and universities committed to promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The two competing margin insurance programs being debated as part of the dairy subtitle of the 2013 Farm Bill both offer pros and cons for dairy farmers, based on the individual farm characteristics, according to a pair of Ohio State University agricultural economists.
WOOSTER, Ohio – Now’s the time for growers in southern and central Ohio to start scouting for alfalfa weevil. Northern Ohio field crop growers should prepare to start scouting for the pest by next week, said an entomologist with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of April 22: