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  1. Giving shoppers a nudge to forgo plastic bags

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

    their rejection of a disposable bag reduced plastic bag use by about 30%. The researchers experimented ... with the 5-cent donation concept as an application of the behavioral economics theory known as nudging. ... 12.9 percentage points, representing a drop in plastic bag use of about 30-34%, Hu said. The analysis ...

  2. Giving ugly food a chance

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

    a practice could be profitable. One 2018 study in North Carolina suggested that about 41% of unharvested food ... of Retailing and Consumer Services. The researchers surveyed 1,300 U.S. residents who shopped and ... you’re thinking more holistically. You’re not thinking about cosmetic perfection. You expect things to be ...

  3. Chow Line: Refrigerated leftovers safe to eat up to four days after Thanksgiving

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-refrigerated-leftovers-safe-eat-four-days-after-thanksgiving

    concerns about COVID-19, according to a nationwide survey from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical ... instance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends storing cooked turkey no longer than three to ... decline after about four months, turkey that is correctly prepped for frozen storage is safe to eat ...

  4. Chow Line: Thawing a frozen turkey safely

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-thawing-frozen-turkey-safely

    to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). In fact, the supply of turkey in cold storage at the ... time to think about how to defrost it is now. It’s very important that you thaw and cook your turkey ... 6 minutes per pound to thaw.   Once you’ve got the turkey thawed, it’s time to think about how to cook it. ...

  5. 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 ... of Kansas City. Session Three (1–2 p.m.): “A Conversation About the Next U.S. Farm Bill,” presented ... Tracy Turner COLUMBUS, Ohio—Wondering what’s going to happen with the next U.S. Farm Bill? Want to ...

  6. CFAES Wooster event to explore robotics in agriculture

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-wooster-event-explore-robotics-in-agriculture

    about how. “Robotics in Agriculture: What Will It Mean to the Food You Eat” will feature five speakers ...

  7. Strategic Alignment and Plan

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/about/strategic-alignment-and-plan

    “we-they” to “us” Engaging whether within the university (interdisciplinary work), business and industry, ... anyone who wants to study with us finds us accessible, affordable, welcoming, and inclusive. Provide more ... This program utilizes modern technologies and information to conduct farm level, applicable research ...

  8. EPN Breakfast- December 7, 2021, Restoring Streams and Wetlands – Whose Job Is It Anyway?

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/epn-breakfast-december-7-2021-restoring-streams-and-wetlands-%E2%80%93-whose-job-is-it-anyway

    requires training ourselves and speaking openly about the best ways to do this work. Join this program to ... learn about the skills, trainings, and collaborations necessary to deliver a sustainable wetland and ... https://www.epa.state.oh.us/portals/47/facts/ohio_wetlands.pdf 2 Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Steam Conservation (2021). https ...

  9. Nature Matters

    https://warren.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/healthy-people/nature-matters

    us! Our Family and Consumer Sciences Educator is passionate about the outdoors and the benefits of ... getting outside. If you would like to learn more about Nature Matters, please contact Laura Stanton at  ... easy-to-read, evidence-based resources about each issue and the health benefits nature can provide. Thank you to ...

  10. Ohio Maple Days 2021

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/ohio-maple-days-2021

    Join us on Saturday, December 11th for a day of all things maple!  We will highlight research from ... help.  We will also talk about ho to improve your public events at the sugarbus and a presentation on ...

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