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  1. Social Media Effort to Help Families Get Healthier by Heading 'Back to the Kitchen'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/social-media-effort-help-families-get-healthier-heading-back-kitchen

    August 22, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Families who prepare meals and eat together tend to be healthier, happier-- and thinner. But half of all meals are now eaten away from home, and many meals that are eaten at home aren't prepared in the kitchen and enj ...

  2. Extended Drought Could Lead to Aspergillus Ear Rot in Corn – An Unusual Problem for Ohio Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/extended-drought-could-lead-aspergillus-ear-rot-corn-%E2%80%93-unusual-problem-ohio-growers

    August 22, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- The ongoing drought afflicting most of Ohio has created conditions that are ripe for the development of a fungal disease corn growers in the Buckeye state typically don’t have to worry about-- Aspergillus ear rot, according ...

  3. H3N2 Flu Outbreak: Awareness Key to Preventing Illness, Minimizing Impact on Pork Industry, Ohio State Experts Say

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/h3n2-flu-outbreak-awareness-key-preventing-illness-minimizing-impact-pork-industry-ohio

    August 22, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Better education regarding the nature of influenza viruses and how to prevent infection, along with stepped up efforts to keep sick pigs away from agricultural fairs, are the best ways to minimize risk of human disease and ...

  4. New Herbicide-resistant Weed Confirmed in Ohio Prompts Measures to Limit Its Spread

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-herbicide-resistant-weed-confirmed-ohio-prompts-measures-limit-its-spread

    August 23, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – A weed known to many cotton and soybean growers in the South as “ pigweed on steroids” has been spotted in Ohio, prompting Ohio State University Extension experts to warn Ohio growers to take measures to prevent its furthe ...

  5. Chow Line: Behavior changes key in weight loss (8/24/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-behavior-changes-key-weight-loss-82412

    August 24, 2012 What are some of the things people do (besides eating less) to help them lose weight successfully? That’s an interesting question. Most people, for obvious reasons, focus on food when trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. But ...

  6. Farmers could profit from selling products to schools; Learn how at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmers-could-profit-selling-products-schools-learn-how-farm-science-review

    August 24, 2012 LONDON, Ohio — A growing interest in locally raised and produced foods, along with new school meal requirements, could present great opportunities for Ohio farmers, said Julie Fox, Ohio State University Extension Farm to School program dir ...

  7. Chadwick Arboretum Fundraiser Sale Sept. 7-9

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chadwick-arboretum-fundraiser-sale-sept-7-9

    August 24, 2012 DELAWARE, Ohio-- Gardeners: There's still plenty of time this season to get your hands dirty. And a special fall plant sale to benefit Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens Sept. 7-9, will help make your ...

  8. Media Advisory: Ohio State's Board of Trustees Meets in Wooster Aug. 29; Campus Reconstruction Announcement to Be Made

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/media-advisory-ohio-states-board-trustees-meets-wooster-aug-29-campus-reconstruction

    August 27, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio State University's Board of Trustees will meet on the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) this Wednesday, Aug. 29.   Reporters are invited to the board's open sessi ...

  9. 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

    August 28, 2012 CHILLICOTHE, Ohio-- Employers increasingly offer worksite wellness programs to employees, for good reason: a 2010 analysis in Health Affairs showed a decrease of $3.27 in medical expenses and $2.73 saved in absenteeism costs for every doll ...

  10. Ongoing Drought Means Livestock Producers Need to Be Creative to Manage Feed Rations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ongoing-drought-means-livestock-producers-need-be-creative-manage-feed-rations

    August 29, 2012 LANCASTER, Ohio – As the worst drought on record in Ohio has caused many livestock producers to have to choose between culling their herds or forking over significantly more money to feed their cattle, a pair of Ohio State University Exten ...

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