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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 ... 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 ...

  2. Restoring Streams and Wetlands- Final EPN Breakfast

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/restoring-streams-and-wetlands-final-epn-breakfast

    (Director, Ohio Department of Natural Resources) will join us in-person to provide an update on H2Ohio and ... semester-long capstone project work for numerous state and regional partners. Thanks, and hope you can join us ...

  3. Difficult Conversations: How to Talk About Anything

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/difficult-conversations-how-talk-about-anything

    Have you ever engaged in a conversation about an uncomfortable or sensitive topic and didn't ... know how to approach it? Conversations about sensitive topics can go awry and lead to friction, but ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. 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 ...

  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. Going Green: Sustainable Living Every Day and Through the Holidays

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/going-green-sustainable-living-every-day-and-through-the-holidays

    More and more of us are realizing the importance of our choices on our environment. To be better ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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