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  1. $5 Million Bioenergy, Bioproducts Project Offers Opportunities for Ohio Teachers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/5-million-bioenergy-bioproducts-project-offers-opportunities-ohio-teachers

    with training and toolkits to prepare students for careers in this growing field. "The idea is to ... development programs for teachers. A six-week Train-the-Trainer program in which two applicants will be ... today's classrooms. And Ohio State University is taking part in a multi-state project offering teachers ...

  2. Ohio State Researcher to Re-write Ohio’s Phosphorus Index to Improve Water Quality

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-re-write-ohio%E2%80%99s-phosphorus-index-improve-water-quality

    million project to evaluate and, as necessary, revise the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources ... for both manure and commercial fertilizer application, it is important that the P Risk Index be as ... degradation of Ohio’s fresh surface water, with use of phosphorus fertilizer on farmland as a contributing ...

  3. Ohio State Shares in $20M USDA Grant for Sustainability of Corn Production in the Midwest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-shares-20m-usda-grant-sustainability-corn-production-midwest

    various research and outreach components of the project. The grant was announced today (2/18) in Washington D.C. ... the excellence of our scientists as well as to the fact we have more than 4 million acres of corn in ... the state of Ohio. The science represented in this project will be critical to keep Ohio and the ...

  4. $1 Million Study Tackles Role of Viruses in Safety of Fresh Produce

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/1-million-study-tackles-role-viruses-safety-fresh-produce

    already leads an OSU Extension Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Food Safety Team, which has trained about 1,500 ... growers and packers in the past two years. In this project, Doohan will incorporate information about ... said. "If you look at virology texts, there is no mention of food safety. This project will help us ...

  5. OSU Extension Plays Key Role in Solar Energy Development in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-plays-key-role-solar-energy-development-ohio

    develop the project. In the process, Romich said, the county looked to OSU Extension for fact ... August 30, 2010 For a video about Wyandot Solar, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hio4IMwTY2Y ... projects, economic activity and jobs throughout the state. The Wyandot Solar facility was unveiled on Aug. ...

  6. New Bio-fertilizer Can Increase Hydroponic Vegetable Growth: Ohio State Trials

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-bio-fertilizer-can-increase-hydroponic-vegetable-growth-ohio-state-trials

    November 15, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new organic-based fertilizer for commercial hydroponic ... production can boost lettuce growth by about 13 percent, according to preliminary trials conducted by Ohio ... The fertilizer, BiOWiSH-Hydroponic, is produced by BiOWiSH Technologies, a Chicago-based manufacturer of natural ...

  7. Green by Nature: Algae Research May Lead to New Alternative Fuel Industry in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-nature-algae-research-may-lead-new-alternative-fuel-industry-ohio

    May 12, 2011 Public-private project is funded by close to $7 million in grants from the U.S ... a nursery and greenhouse operation located just a few miles from OARDC’s Wooster campus. Other project ... with OSU Extension. “And because algae is about 40 percent lipids (oil) and 60 percent biomass, there’s ...

  8. $5 Million Third Frontier Grant to Advance Granule Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/5-million-third-frontier-grant-advance-granule-technology

    project." The broad range of targeted applications of the granule technology includes turf, nursery, ... agricultural industries.   The Andersons, Inc. will be leading an Ohio Bioproducts Innovation Center project to ... develop granular material that more effectively contains, transports, and delivers fertilizer and ...

  9. Project Cultivates Tanzanian Agricultural Expertise for Future

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/project-cultivates-tanzanian-agricultural-expertise-future

    students will keep on producing long after the project is over." Erbaugh is excited about the ... required to enter graduate school in the U.S., and the Test of English as a Foreign Language. The training ... degree-training portion of the project will also help with another of the project's goals, Erbaugh said: ...

  10. Researchers Exploring Ways to Convert Manure Gas into Fertilizer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-exploring-ways-convert-manure-gas-fertilizer

    April 14, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Many farmers are looking to manure application for their fertility ... have raised questions about the future availability and affordability of nitrogen fertilizer for ... needs as a way of combating high commercial fertilizer costs. Now new strides in technology may soon ...

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