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  1. Ohio Farm to School Offers Free Online Presentation for Producers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-farm-school-offers-free-online-presentation-producers

    February 23, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- "Farm to School" is a growing movement in Ohio, with increasing opportunities for local produce growers to sell to schools throughout the state. According to Julie Fox, direct marketing specialist for Ohio Stat ...

  2. Ohio State Expert: Late Planting Can Still Result in Strong Yields if Corn Growers Make Adjustments

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-expert-late-planting-can-still-result-strong-yields-if-corn-growers-make

    February 23, 2012 ADA, Ohio – While late planting concerns may cause some growers to reconsider planting corn, an Ohio State University Extension specialist says producers may not have to fear lower yields when planting late if they make some adjustments ...

  3. Ohio State Researcher: Global Hunger May Be Double Previous Estimates

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-global-hunger-may-be-double-previous-estimates

    February 23, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A household food and nutrition survey developed in part by an Ohio State University researcher is uncovering a clearer picture of hunger and malnutrition throughout the world. Although the United Nations' Food and A ...

  4. Selling Direct to Consumers Can Net Farmers and Producers More Money, Ohio State Expert Says

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/selling-direct-consumers-can-net-farmers-and-producers-more-money-ohio-state-expert

    February 29, 2012 WILMINGTON, Ohio – The "buy local" movement that has sparked an increased demand for locally grown and produced foods means that those farmers and producers who know how to market and sell their products directly to consumers c ...

  5. Chow Line: High sodium hidden in all sorts of foods (Feb. 24, 2012)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-high-sodium-hidden-all-sorts-foods-feb-24-2012

    February 23, 2012 I recently read something about bread having a lot of sodium in it. Really, bread? I find that hard to believe.  While one slice of bread may or may not have much sodium (it can range anywhere from 80 to 230 milligrams per slice), the ca ...

  6. MEDIA ADVISORY: Norovirus Experts Available to Discuss Recent Outbreaks

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/media-advisory-norovirus-experts-available-discuss-recent-outbreaks

    February 27, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Two recent outbreaks of norovirus in Granville in central Ohio-- on top of other outbreaks across the country-- have Ohio State University food safety experts warning people to take precautions to prevent the spread of th ...

  7. Winter Farming in Cleveland? Yes, With Help from Ohio State Ag Experts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/winter-farming-cleveland-yes-help-ohio-state-ag-experts

    March 5, 2012 Cleveland Crops program helps create jobs for people with developmental disabilities, supplies local restaurants and stores. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- You don’t have to move to warmer climates (South Beach, anyone?) to enjoy the benefits of locally ...

  8. Cover Crops Boost Soil Health, Nutrients, Earthworms and Lower Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-boost-soil-health-nutrients-earthworms-and-lower-costs

    February 14, 2012 PIKETON, Ohio – Ohio farmers looking to improve the overall health of their soil should consider planting oilseed radish, cereal rye, cowpea or Austrian winter pea as a cover crop, which can improve soil health and save money, says a soi ...

  9. Seed Selection Key to Managing Soybean Disease, Achieving High Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/seed-selection-key-managing-soybean-disease-achieving-high-yields

    March 1, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio--As spring planting season approaches, soybean growers should be aware that one of the best ways to manage soybean disease is to make sure they plant the right varieties for their fields, said an Ohio State University Extensio ...

  10. Early Spring Nitrogen Application Likely Won’t Increase Yields for Late Planted Wheat, Ohio State Expert Says

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/early-spring-nitrogen-application-likely-won%E2%80%99t-increase-yields-late-planted-wheat-ohio

    March 1, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Despite the fact that an unusually wet fall and planting delays kept many wheat farmers from applying starter nitrogen, an Ohio State University Extension educator says they shouldn't rush to apply spring nitrogen earli ...

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