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  1. 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 ...

  2. Certified Crop Adviser Exam Preparation

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/certified-crop-adviser-exam-preparation

    is also great for those looking to learn more about agronomy. The in-person training will take place ... $250/person and includes publications, lunch both days, and course materials. Class size is limited to 25 ... recorded online course is $155/person. Publications are not included but a list of suggested publications ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Just Do It – Nag Nag Nag

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-just-do-it-%E2%80%93-nag-nag-nag

      We don’t usually run articles about fall herbicide application this late in the season, since ... couple months but here’s another one anyway, even if it makes us look pushy and obnoxious.  Here’s why.  ... into May and June without weather that allows application.  Leaving us to contemplate the less than ...

  5. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    information about how and when to sample manure, Penn State Extension has a good publication available on-line ... nitrogen content will be 10 to 16 pounds per ton. About two pounds of this nitrogen is in the ammonium form ...

  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. Transportation Issues are Affecting Harvest Completion

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/transportation-issues-are-affecting-harvest-completion

    averaged across experiments, populations, and hybrids decreased about 13% between the Oct. and Dec. harvest ... dates. Most of the yield loss, about 11%, occurred after the early-mid Nov. harvest date.  In three of ...

  9. 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 ...

  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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