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  1. Planting alternative grasses that can handle lots of rain

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/planting-alternative-grasses-can-handle-lots-rain

    Alayna DeMartini LONDON, Ohio—Like many of us, farm animals want to eat what they’re used to. And ... the weather, but we can somewhat control what we’re growing on the farm,” said Christine Gelley, an ... Extremes—Drought and Flood Tolerant Options” on Sept. 18 and Sept. 19 at the 2019 Farm Science Review near London, ...

  2. Veteran farming program offers heroes help

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/veteran-farming-program-offers-heroes-help

    ripe and ready for picking. “I used to farm when I was younger,” Udeck said, as he wistfully looked out ... over the plot that houses the Veteran Farming Program. “It feels really good to get your hands dirty ... Farming Program, organized by the Central Ohio VA Healthcare System and Ohio State University Extension, ...

  3. Organic vs. Conventional Practices on Soil Quality

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/september-19-2019-536pm/organic-vs-conventional-practices-soil-quality

    Ohio State researchers compared an organic system to a conventional, looking at several soil quality indicators such as bulk density, organic matter content, and nematode populations. After four years, the organic system had fewer harmful nematodes, ...

  4. New Ohio State center focuses on improving food safety, preventing foodborne illness

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-ohio-state-center-focuses-improving-food-safety-preventing-foodborne-illness

    food safety.  The Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention (CFI) will bring its 13-year ... safety resources, researchers, faculty, and staff from several Ohio State colleges and departments ... stakeholders and will develop new research and funding opportunities.” CFI is dedicated to improving food ...

  5. News tips and events for the week of Aug. 26

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-aug-26

    biological materials such as farm crops into useful products. See the Sept. 10 listing below for more ... including Lake Erie.   August 2019 28 Flex Your Leadership Style, 9 a.m. to noon, Nationwide & Ohio Farm ... 9 a.m. to noon, Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, Ohio. ...

  6. Exercise in a combine?

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/exercise-in-combine

    Alayna DeMartini LONDON, Ohio—With all the bending, lifting, and repetitive moves that farming ... from their desks, Akgerman said. Attendees to this year’s Farm Science Review, set for Sept. 17–19, can ... find out more about this at the annual farm trade show, sponsored by CFAES, near London, Ohio. At FSR, ...

  7. Professional Development Workshop: Men, Women, and Everyone Else: An Exploration of Sex, Gender, and Gender Identity (Wooster)

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/professional-development-workshop-men-women-and-everyone-else-exploration-sex-gender-and

    The words "sex" and "gender" are frequently used synonymously, but they actually refer to different, but related, characteristics. So, what is sex? What is gender? And what happens when they don't align? What does it mean to be &q ...

  8. Civittolo named Interim Assistant Director for OSU Extension Community Development

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/civittolo-named-interim-assistant-director-osu-extension-community-development

    programs and applied research throughout Ohio. David’s primary research interests include strategic ... expansion and retail market analysis. His research also addresses economic development tools that can be ...

  9. Farm Bill is a Win for Organic Agriculture

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/farm-bill-win-organic-agriculture

    farm bill could have done more to turn the tide of farm consolidation and close loopholes in subsidy ... encouraged that the new farm bill makes critical investments in organic research and certification to support ... Juli Obudzinski, Organic Farming Research Foundation "With this bill, Congress has made progress ...

  10. Ohio State Completes Five-Year Study of Soil Balancing

    https://offer.osu.edu/node/125

    researchers and farmers. Experiments were conducted on organic farms over multiple growing seasons and ... [WOOSTER, OH] --The Ohio State University is concluding a five-year project examining the beliefs, ... these effects have been replicated by modern university research. Using a survey of certified organic ...

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