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  1. Swine Facility Update

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/alumni-newsletter/alumni-newsletter-summer-2019/swine-facility-update

    The Swine Center welcomed a new Farm Manager, Gracee Workman, over the summer. Workman joins Herd ... Manager Larry Warnock. "At the barn we are working on several improvements to improve our facilities ... a regular basis and to reaching out to others who may want to use the facility. She already sees Animal ...

  2. Yu Involved in Study Indicating Livestock Exposure Could Help Immune System

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/alumni-newsletter/alumni-newsletter-summer-2019/yu-involved-study-indicating-livestock

    lived in rural homes with farm animals. The other five babies lived in or near Wooster, a midsize Ohio ... the babies in the study was their exposure to a farming environment, the researchers also noted that ... By Misti Crane Ohio State News Getting up close—and a little dirty—with farm animals just might ...

  3. Hemsworth Receives Awards for Contributions to Animal Welfare

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/alumni-newsletter/alumni-newsletter-summer-2019/hemsworth-receives-awards-contributions

    research with Professor Grahame Coleman on the role of human-animal interactions on farm animal ... whose research, teaching, service and advocacy has significantly benefited the welfare of animals. ... productivity and welfare has had a global impact. This unique and innovative multidisciplinary research program ...

  4. Animal Sciences to Receive Two Interns from Zamorano Internship Program

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/alumni-newsletter/alumni-newsletter-summer-2019/animal-sciences-receive-two-interns

    Honduras, that has already been applied on the Wooster campus.  The goal of this program is to expand and ... a realistic expectation.  During the past 14 years, 64 Zamorano students came to Ohio State on research ...

  5. Foltz Elected to Farm Foundation Board

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/alumni-newsletter/alumni-newsletter-summer-2019/foltz-elected-farm-foundation-board

    The Department of Animal Sciences Chair, Dr. John Foltz, was recently elected to the Farm ... Foundation Board of Directors. Foltz joined the Department as Chair in October 2017. Farm Foundation is an ... food, fiber, feed and energy. Since 1933, it has connected leaders in farming, business, academia, ...

  6. Manure Science Review and other Upcoming Events

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    Sustainable Farm Tour series July 13 Insect Night (Wooster) July 15 Solar Leasing 101 (London and Xenia) July ... https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/day-for-making-the-most-manure Other Upcoming Events of Interest July 13 Pioneering Urban Farm Tour (Columbus)- part of OEFFA ... Farming with Weather Extremes (Plain City) 19 Sharpening Your Scouting Skills for Invasive Species ...

  7. Chasser Awarded Certificate of Excellence at PSA Annual Meeting

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/alumni-newsletter/alumni-newsletter-summer-2019/chasser-awarded-certificate-excellence

    PhD student Kaylin Chasser was awarded the Student Research Paper Certificate of Excellence at the ... chicks." Dr. Lisa Bielke, assistant professor, supervised the research. Chasser was born in Florida, but ...

  8. Project Results Summary (2-page)

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    Brief Project Results Summary Research Soil Balancing Research Team Soil Balancing Team Resources ...

  9. Take-Home Messages from Organic Corn Management Survey

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    Pennsylvania. Of the 1,495 farms who grew corn in 2017 we received 859 usable responses (57.4% response rate, ... Researchers and educators should note that organic corn in this region is typically grown on dairy, livestock, ... and other diversified operations. More than half of the organic corn grown is used as on-farm feed. ...

  10. Funds Available for Extension Educators to Attend Organic Agronomy Training Series

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/funds-available-extension-educators-attend-organic-agronomy-training-series

    number of certified organic farms and 2nd in the number of acres being transitioned to organic production ... Series). The OSU Sustainable Ag Team has SARE funding which can provide a full scholarship to any Extension ... Ecological Food and Farm Association has prepared an analaysis of the USDA Census of Agriculture and the ...

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