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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. Introduction to Nutrition Incentives (Nutrition Incentives Series)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4108

    Nutrition incentive programs across the U.S. most often serve individuals and families participating in the ...

  4. Creating a Final Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Community Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4107

    envision how your final report will look, think about your target audience, how much they may already know ... about the local community and how you will present the data in the final BRE report (Stewart and Lucente ... program. It provides background information about evaluating, analyzing, report writing, and using survey ...

  5. 2022 New 4H Volunteers

    https://gallia.osu.edu/news/2022-new-4h-volunteers

    New 4H Volunteer Application NOW IS THE TIME TO RECRUIT CLUB VOLUNTEERS! If you have parents or ... others interested in becoming a 4-H volunteer, have them complete the online application below. ... APPLICATIONS New Volunteer Training DATES: Jan. 19 th  @ 1:30, Jan. 22 @ 10:30 am, Jan. 25 @ 6:00 pm. Must RSVP ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. What to Look for in a Lawn Care Service

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4025-88

    concerns about its environmental impact. The only period that a phosphorous application is recommended is ... Potassium (potash, K) is sometimes supplied with the standard fertilizer program. Applications of K can help ... grass clippings during mowing. Phosphorus has been removed from almost all fertility applications due to ...

  10. 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 ...

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