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  1. 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

    degradation of Ohio’s fresh surface water, with use of phosphorus fertilizer on farmland as a contributing ... factor.  To help mitigate these water quality issues, an Ohio State University researcher has launched a $2 ... million project to evaluate and, as necessary, revise the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources ...

  2. First-of-its-kind Wastewater Treatment System Saves Turkey Processor Millions, Protects Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/first-its-kind-wastewater-treatment-system-saves-turkey-processor-millions-protects

    Today, with a first-of-its-kind treatment system designed by an Ohio State University researcher, the ... rough waters have calmed. And though the costs have been considerable-- about $1 million to build the ... alternative. "It's working very well, we're very excited about it," said Ryan Kopp, project ...

  3. Drought: No Bacon Shortage, But Consumers Can Likely Expect Higher Prices for Pork Next Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-no-bacon-shortage-consumers-can-likely-expect-higher-prices-pork-next-year

    southern and eastern areas of Ohio. The drought has left pork producers forced to pay higher prices for ... to meet consumer demand.”  The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects U.S pork supplies will drop ... October 5, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – No need to go hog wild.  Despite a report from Britain’s National ...

  4. New Research to Examine Connections Between Land Use, Public Policy, Lake Erie Water Quality and Climate Change

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-research-examine-connections-between-land-use-public-policy-lake-erie-water-quality

    -- A new research project at Ohio State University integrates biological, physical and social sciences to ... watershed and the health of Lake Erie. Over the course of the four-year project, Ohio Sea Grant will ... updated with workshops and other public educational events, which are part of the project’s outreach ...

  5. Ohio State Agriculture, Medical Researchers Test Berries as Cancer-fighters

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-agriculture-medical-researchers-test-berries-cancer-fighters

    promoting berries as an alternative high-value crop for southern Ohio farmers and educating consumers on the ... Extension educator. The Centers' contributions to the project include providing fruit for chemical ... pre-cancerous lesions in their mouths. The berry research project has been funded by the state of Ohio through ...

  6. Academic Program Strengthens Ties with African Agriculture

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/academic-program-strengthens-ties-african-agriculture

    Higher Education Partnerships for African Development (HEPAD), continues Ohio State's four decades ... overall goal of globalizing our research and education missions." The Ohio State-led project included ... praised Ohio State's teaching methods and applied new classroom approaches to stimulate higher levels ...

  7. Three Years Later, 'Green' 4-H Center Going Strong

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/three-years-later-green-4-h-center-going-strong

    incorporating green features into all new building and major (over $4 million) renovation projects. "Ohio ... water usage is actually somewhat higher-- the meter may not register when just a small amount is used-- ... January 10, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- When the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center opened in ...

  8. SARE Grants Millions to Fund Sustainable Agriculture Research at Ohio State

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sare-grants-millions-fund-sustainable-agriculture-research-ohio-state

    students and farmers have been awarded the grants to fund 47 research and/or education projects and ... Extension projects from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is managed ... Hogan, an OSU Extension educator and one of Ohio’s SARE coordinators. “The benefit is that it leverages ...

  9. 4-H Mentoring Projects 'Making a Huge Difference'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/4-h-mentoring-projects-making-huge-difference

    Jordan, Ohio State University Extension educator and the project's leader. Ohio 4-H is the youth ... motion and launching bottle rockets,” said educator Carolyn Belczyk. “We also took a field trip to Ohio ... September 26, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Sometimes kids have trouble learning from their mistakes. And ...

  10. OSU Extension Offers Resources and Information to Manage Drought as Conditions Intensify Statewide

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-resources-and-information-manage-drought-conditions-intensify-0

    Drought resources from other universities Ohio Department of Agriculture Weather Water resources Disaster ... July 19, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – As the drought of 2012 continues to intensify statewide, Ohio State ... consumers find ways to deal with the dry conditions and extreme heat.  Already, all of Ohio except for small ...

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