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  1. Ohio State Researcher: Foodborne Illness Costs $77.7 Billion a Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-foodborne-illness-costs-777-billion-year

    January 14, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The cost of foodborne illness in the United States is now ... colleagues in Ohio State University Extension who offer food safety education as part of the Expanded Food ... professionals at http://foodsafety.osu.edu. Food safety experts suggest that the most effective ways to prevent ...

  2. Chainsaw Safety Course at Hocking College May 13

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chainsaw-safety-course-hocking-college-may-13

    Operation,” it’s for anyone wanting to learn good practices and lower the risk of injury-- farmers, woodland ... April 21, 2011 NELSONVILLE, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension’s  Ohio Woodland Stewards ... Program is offering a chainsaw safety course at Hocking College  May 13. Called “Basics of Safe Chainsaw ...

  3. Chow Line: Spread cheer, not illness, for holidays (for 11/20/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-spread-cheer-not-illness-holidays-112011

    food safety. What are the most important things to keep in mind? No matter what time of year, it ... ’s important to keep food safety at top of mind. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... a double bonus. Not only will it help prevent food-borne illness, it will also help prevent the spread of ...

  4. Chow Line: Control blood sugar, 10,000 steps at a time (for 2/6/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-control-blood-sugar-10000-steps-time-2611

    January 28, 2011 I read about a recent study that said walking 10,000 steps a day could help ... people manage blood sugar. Is it because walking that much helps you lose weight, or is it the exercise ... sugar had more to do with lower body mass index than the exercise itself. It’s important to note that ...

  5. Family Fundamentals: Tax refunds offer way to pay debt, boost savings

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-tax-refunds-offer-way-pay-debt-boost-savings

    individual retirement account (IRA). Finally, it probably makes sense to take steps to prevent yourself from ... relationships. It is a service of Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... electronically, sign up at our subscription Web site, http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~news/subscribe.php. Martha ...

  6. Chow Line: Wash produce just before eating (for 7/6/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-wash-produce-just-eating-7608-0

    salmonella outbreak on tomatoes? Yes, food safety specialists with Ohio State University Extension have some ... produce thoroughly before placing it back in the refrigerator. The reason for these precautions? It ... multiply, possibly to a point where it could cause illness. Although cold temperatures retard most bacterial ...

  7. On-farm Storage Generally Pays, Caution Recommended This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-storage-generally-pays-caution-recommended-year

    already, so now it’s sit back and watch the spreads to figure out storage. I’d be very leery of how much ... conventional wisdom, according to one Ohio State University Extension agricultural economist. “The question is ... percent of corn was rated mature across the Buckeye state, compared to 46 percent last year and 20 percent ...

  8. Hot, Dry Weather Could Make it Harder for Growers to Control Weeds

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/hot-dry-weather-could-make-it-harder-growers-control-weeds

    continued dry conditions after the crop has been injured can reduce its ability to recover from injury, or ... the weather can still have an adverse effect on weed management for growers, an Ohio State University ... trigger. “And if you spray now and it does rain and bring on the next growth of weeds, go ahead and spray ...

  9. Family Fundamentals: What kids really mean when you hear 'I'm bored' (for July 2006)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-what-kids-really-mean-when-you-hear-im-bored-july-2006

    : What's behind the grumbling? It could be that your children aren't exactly bored; it could be that ... key. It could take some time and conversation to help identify those interests, and then, together, to ... Fundamentals is a monthly column on family issues. It is a service of Ohio State University Extension and the ...

  10. Ohio State Experts in Lineup for Ohio Organic Farming Conference: 'Sowing the Seeds of Food Sovereignty'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-experts-lineup-ohio-organic-farming-conference-sowing-seeds-food-sovereignty

    January 5, 2012 GRANVILLE, Ohio – Experts from Ohio State University will give a dozen of the ... , Grow It, Sell It … Safely!” by Troy Cooper, an OSU Extension educator and certified food safety ... is “Sowing the Seeds of Our Food Sovereignty.” Billed as the state’s largest sustainable food and ...

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