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  1. Giving ugly food a chance

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/giving-ugly-food-chance

    Emily Caldwell Ohio State News COLUMBUS, Ohio—Explaining the value of misshapen vegetables—that ... for some level of mixed bunches containing both ugly and standard carrots, maxing out at 40% of ... misshapen carrots—a sign to regulators who set the tolerance level for cosmetic standards that such ...

  2. A Day in the Woods Series 'Managing Oaks for Wildlife' Virtual Zoom Webinar

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/day-woods-series-managing-oaks-wildlife-virtual-zoom-webinar

    need of help.  Join us as we learn about the importance of oaks for Ohio’s wildlife and the ... opportunities available to you as a woodland owner to improve conditions for oaks and a range of wildlife ... species. Learn about the overall importance of oak-dominated forests, how they benefit wildlife, assistance ...

  3. Giving shoppers a nudge to forgo plastic bags

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/giving-shoppers-nudge-forgo-plastic-bags

    Emily Caldwell Ohio State News COLUMBUS, Ohio–The opportunity to make a small charitable donation ... their rejection of a disposable bag reduced plastic bag use by about 30%. The researchers experimented ... 12.9 percentage points, representing a drop in plastic bag use of about 30-34%, Hu said. The analysis ...

  4. Emergency Preparedness Through a Farm Walk Through

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/emergency-preparedness-through-farm-walk-through

    course on animal handling. You may want to have disposable plastic boots available for biosecurity and so ... the tour, have a discussion with first responders about gas detection equipment that they have ... available if they need to enter a confined space. Hydrogen sulfide, methane, carbon monoxide, and ammonia ...

  5. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 2

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-2

    sometimes I see them referred to as “grass puppies” on social media because of their bouncy and curious ... tied to dehydration. The tricky part about diarrheal diseases is that they can be caused by a plethora ... muzzle, and breathing rate. Eyes can be scored according to discharge levels. A score of 0 is a healthy ...

  6. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    will be 10 to 16 lb/ton. About 2 lb of this nitrogen is in the ammonium form and the remainder will be ... in the organic form. While ammonium nitrogen is immediately available to a growing crop, organic ... nitrogen takes time in a field to mineralize and become available over three or four years. The phosphorus ...

  7. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    soil test value is above the critical level, added fertilizer is not expected to increase the yield of ... the upcoming crop. When soil test values are above the critical level, the chance of a yield response ... is highly unlikely. The critical phosphorus soil test level for corn and soybean is 20 ppm and 30 ppm ...

  8. 2021 Animal Welfare Judging Assessment Contest

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/2021-animal-welfare-judging-assessment-contest

    here: https://www.avma.org/news/press-releases/winners-announced-2021-avma-ani... Individual winners in ...

  9. Important information about Handshake

    https://ati.osu.edu/newsletter/wednesday-wire/december-1-2021/important-information-about-handshake

    are uploaded are immediately available for employers to see.  An instructor can still design an ...

  10. Two-day Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference to offer information on what’s in store for farmers in 2022

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/two-day-agricultural-policy-and-outlook-conference-offer-information-what%E2%80%99s-in-store

    know more about consumers, shopping, and local foods? Or do you have questions regarding the U.S. trade ... is hosted by experts with the CFAES Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development ... Economics. The conference will be held virtually over two days, with experts covering issues important to ...

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