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Grants seek to measure household food waste

Three universities will be targeting household food waste through $2 million in grants designed to research consumer behavior, supply chain disruptions and other factors leading to food waste. The Foundation for Food & Agricultural Research... more »

Climate change study looks at soil management

A global collaboration to develop and implement climate-smart farming solutions, is supporting a study at The Ohio State University that looks at the potential of soil management practices to mitigate climate change. The group, AgMission,... more »

High-tech controls key features of OSU greenhouse

Computerized irrigation based on vapor pressure deficit (VPD) and a shade curtain for summer that doubles as an energy curtain in the winter were two of the key features discussed during a recent tour through... more »

High-tech controls key features of OSU greenhouse

Computerized irrigation based on vapor pressure deficit (VPD) and a shade curtain for summer that doubles as an energy curtain in the winter were two of the key features discussed during a recent tour through... more »

The CO2 effect: More growth but less nutrient production

It might seem there‚Äôs an upside to the rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Plants are growing faster. However, in many species of plants, quantity is not quality. Most plants are growing faster,... more »

Ohio State University joins data coalition for farmers

The Ohio State University has joined a coalition that will put important farm data into the hands of farmers while keeping it secure, the university said. Scott Shearer, left, works with... more »

Ohio AgriBusiness Association creates scholarship fund

The Ohio AgriBusiness Association (OABA) announced the launch of a scholarship fund through a $50,000 gift from its Educational Trust. The new Ohio AgriBusiness Association Endowed Scholarship Fund, established through the Ohio State University (OSU)... more »

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