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  1. Wayne County Farm to Become Unique 'Living Laboratory' for OARDC

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wayne-county-farm-become-unique-living-laboratory-oardc

    Miller Reed. The 324-acre Mellinger Farm will become a source of unprecedented opportunities for ... Sciences. Located eight miles northwest of OARDC’s Wooster campus, Mellinger Farm has been in operation ... opportunity for us and we are indebted to Mrs. Quinby." Mellinger Farm will incorporate integrated ...

  2. 'Sustainability, Resilience, Adaptation': Students in New Ohio State Course to Plan Future of NE Ohio Family Farm

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sustainability-resilience-adaptation-students-new-ohio-state-course-plan-future-ne-ohio

    a comprehensive plan for the 300-acre Mellinger Farm in northeast Ohio. Established in 1816 in northwest Wayne ... similar farms and farm families all over the country, and the Mellinger Farm could provide a working ... “Their final project will represent their vision for what the Mellinger Farm could become. Aside from ...

  3. Study Looks at Wild Birds' Impact on E. coli Spread on Farms

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-looks-wild-birds-impact-e-coli-spread-farms

    contamination on farms, in an effort to gather crucial data leading to effective pre-harvest control strategies ... farms. Studies conducted by his lab have found that E. coli O157-H7 strains isolated from European ... farms to see if management strategies to reduce their numbers or restrict access to livestock-feeding ...

  4. Direct Marketing Conference to Highlight Trends, Profits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/direct-marketing-conference-highlight-trends-profits

    strategies and resources beneficial to a farm operation. One-day feature event workshops are slated for Jan. ... December 4, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio ranks in the top five nationally for direct farm sales, ... team building on the farm with "Hosting Team Building Events on Your Farm, Attract New ...

  5. Sustainable Fish Farming in Ohio? Tour is June 15

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sustainable-fish-farming-ohio-tour-june-15

    June 10, 2011 URBANA, Ohio-- Freshwater Farms of Ohio, the state’s largest indoor fish ... hatchery, will host a free public tour June 15 as part of the 2011 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop ... Series. Freshwater Farms raises up to 100,000 pounds of fish a year, including such species as rainbow ...

  6. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Oh, Deer, Where's the Velvet? (for the Week of Nov. 23, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-oh-deer-wheres-velvet-week-nov-23-2008-0

    deer eats it. Or, if the deer is a farm-raised deer, a person might eat it, too. "Deer rub on ... eat its own velvet (no fries) (nor ketchup) (nor ice cream after) — in a slide show on the Web. Find ... http://www.fieldandstream.com/article_gallery/Slide-Show-A-Buck-Sheds-Its-Velvet. Velvet covers the antlers as they grow and get hard. (Antlers fall off and grow new every year.) ...

  7. Chow Line: Behavior changes key in weight loss (8/24/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-behavior-changes-key-weight-loss-82412

    trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. But behavioral scientists studying successful weight ... loss have found a few strategies beyond cutting calories that seem to work for many who have lost ... weight and kept it off. In a recent study in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and ...

  8. Chow Line: Use time off to fight 'Freshman 15' (for 12/4/05)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-use-time-fight-freshman-15-12405

    November 22, 2005 I just started college this fall. I'm embarrassed to go home during the ... unaware of that bit of information) and start on strategies to cut back-- strategies that will work for ... A Washington University study published in the May/June 2005 issue of the Journal of American College Health ...

  9. Food Safety is Focus of $2.3 Million in Grants

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/food-safety-focus-23-million-grants

    a previous study, LeJeune demonstrated that European starlings around livestock farms were responsible for ... spreading E. coli O157:H7 to farm animals. This study will examine the birds' role in the spread of AMR ... contamination. But a previous study LeJeune conducted found that horses-- often used on Amish farms-- are ...

  10. Cleveland, Other Cities Could Produce Most of Their Food: Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cleveland-other-cities-could-produce-most-their-food-ohio-state-study

    social and environmental benefits. Those are some of the findings of a study conducted by Parwinder ...  at Ohio State University, based in Wooster. The study, " Can cities become self-reliant in food? ... popular in the United States and other countries as well, whether in the form of home gardens, community ...

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