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  1. Chow Line: High sodium hidden in all sorts of foods (Feb. 24, 2012)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-high-sodium-hidden-all-sorts-foods-feb-24-2012

    February 23, 2012 I recently read something about bread having a lot of sodium in it. Really, ... average, Americans consume about 3,300 milligrams of sodium per day, 1,000 milligrams more than the maximum ... of 2,300 recommended by the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. The limit is even lower-- 1,500 milligrams-- for ...

  2. Take a Walk Through Corn's History at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/take-walk-through-corns-history-farm-science-review

    July 21, 2009 LONDON, Ohio-- The evolution of corn in North America, spanning about 1,000 years, ... performance. "Science has afforded us cultivars that can resist insects and diseases and hold up better in ... OSU Extension will also showcase herbicide and fungicide demonstration plots to educate visitors about ...

  3. Miller Receives Prestigious Plant Pathology Recognition for Work on Vegetable Crops

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/miller-receives-prestigious-plant-pathology-recognition-work-vegetable-crops

    and leader in the development and application of plant disease diagnostic tools. Both with the biotech ... through training and technology development and application. Additionally, she developed and ... pathology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. More information about APS can be found at ...

  4. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Purple Box, Detector Gadget (for the Week of Aug. 24, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-purple-box-detector-gadget-week-aug-24-2008

    They've wiped out tens of millions of ashes. The traps will tell us where the bugs are, where they're ... State's big Farm Science Review event, Sept. 16-18 near London, Ohio, will have a talk about the purple ... traps are part of a national effort led by scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Find ...

  5. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Energy Vampire! Boo! (for the Week of April 22, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-energy-vampire-boo-week-april-22-2007

    ("Go out and play, dear.") Why care about energy vampires? Because they eat up about 5 percent of ... than $3 billion a year. So fighting energy vampires can save us money. And it can help cut pollution, ... figure comes from the Energy Information Administration (IEIA) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). ...

  6. Study Examines Rural Low-Income Families in Light of Welfare Reform

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-examines-rural-low-income-families-light-welfare-reform

    program. The researchers are about mid-way through the three-year study, "Rural Low-Income Families: ... anywhere from $1.11 to $18.40 per hour. Their median income is $791 a month. About 60 percent of the ... partners are employed. Only about 20 percent of the families receive cash assistance, Temporary Assistance ...

  7. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Oy, One More on Osage Oranges (for the Week of Nov. 9, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-oy-one-more-osage-oranges-week-nov-9-2008-1

    http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/tree/macpom/all.html. About This: "Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick," published by The Ohio State University ... OK, enough about Osage oranges. Seedily, Twig P.S. Scientists call it "seed dispersal" when ... book called The Ghosts of Evolution by Connie Barlow that talks about this. Some of the details about ...

  8. Chow Line: Enjoy dried fruit, but watch portions (for 4/24/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-enjoy-dried-fruit-watch-portions-42411

    here's some basic information about dried fruit, just in time for National Raisin Day, April 30: ... According to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines, adults should consume anywhere from 1.5 to 2.5 cups of fruit each ... contain a lot of calories. In a quarter-cup, raisins, prunes or peaches have about 100 calories; figs have ...

  9. Extension Program to Broaden Knowledge of Geospatial Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/extension-program-broaden-knowledge-geospatial-technology

    community, has established an Ohio Geospatial Extension Program to educate and enhance knowledge about ... Columbus, Ohio. The workshop will cover such topics as applications for remote sensing, image interpretation ... techniques, overview of data sources and precision agriculture applications. An application has been made for ...

  10. Use of Precision Ag Technology Continues to Grow

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/use-precision-ag-technology-continues-grow

    the $40,000-$100,000 sales class, and about twice as likely to use variable rate application of ... variable rate applicators to auto-steer guidance systems. The survey is a follow-up to 1999 and 2003 ... "Some of the leading livestock producers are using variable rate applicators to measure out and apply ...

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