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  1. November 2021 Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/newsletter/food-science-and-technology-news/november-2021-highlights

    department’s Autumn 2021 seminar schedule is published on the FST website under ‘About Us’ and takes place on ... a story about when it makes sense to soak your dirty dishes and cited research from Dr. Melvin Pascall. ... our department contributed to  the IFTSA Science Meets Food Blog. Aishwarya Badiger  talked about the ...

  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. 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 ... nutrients out of streams and ditches. For more information about how and when to sample manure, Penn State ... Extension has a good publication available on-line at http://extension.psu.edu/plants/nutrient-management ...

  4. 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 ... 12.9 percentage points, representing a drop in plastic bag use of about 30-34%, Hu said. The analysis ... not be fully applicable to the entire general public, but I think it’s close enough.” There are some ...

  5. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    can be helpful to compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The price of NEL is about 6% ... average. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US ... income over nutrient cost (IONC) for cows milking 70 lb/day and 85 lb/day is about $9.18 and $9.63/cwt, ...

  6. Face-to-Face Again with the 2021 Ohio Dairy Challenge

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/face-face-again-2021-ohio-dairy-challenge

    provided to students.  On Friday afternoon, the students and judges spent about two hours at the farm ... Matthew, Caleb, and Hayden Brightbill. The family’s operation includes about 690 cows and 700 youngstock. ... Drs. Maurice Eastridge and Benjamin Wenner for the OSU Columbus campus. Additional information about ...

  7. 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

    tied to dehydration. The tricky part about diarrheal diseases is that they can be caused by a plethora ...

  8. 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

    the tour, have a discussion with first responders about gas detection equipment that they have ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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. ...

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