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  1. Chainsaw Safety Course at Hocking College May 13

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

    Program is offering a chainsaw safety course at Hocking College  May 13. Called “Basics of Safe Chainsaw ... Consumer Products Safety Commission, takes 110 stitches and brings on more than $12,000 in medical bills. ... Teaching the course will be Mike Kessler and Dale Hatfield, tree care and timber harvesting instructors at ...

  2. New gigs: Davis, interim OSU Extension director; Cochran, interim ACEL chair

    https://alumni.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/june-2015/cfaes-news/new-gigs-davis-interim-osu-extension-director-cochran

    hopes to bring a finalist to campus in early fall.  Davis's successful tenure in OSU Extension, ... educator in Sandusky County. Since that initial appointment, he has accepted increasing responsibilities, ... scholarship has focused on organizational and workforce development, including a leadership role with the ...

  3. Raspberry Production Increasing in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/raspberry-production-increasing-ohio

    were harvested in 2001, yielding 303,000 pounds of berries. The production was an increase over the ... The surveys, conducted last summer, show that 360 acres of black, summer red and fall red raspberries ... increasing," said Sandy Kuhn, berry coordinator of the university's South Centers at Piketon. "But ...

  4. Workshop About the Business of Hydroponics

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/workshop-about-business-hydroponics

    safety. Bernie Erven of Erven HR Services LLC will conduct the session on increasing the retention rates ... March 29, 2005 WALDO, Ohio — Creating and maintaining a hydroponic greenhouse business requires ... will include how to implement food safety protocols, hiring and retaining a good labor force and ...

  5. Grain Bin Safety Hot Topic at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grain-bin-safety-hot-topic-farm-science-review

    University Extension specialists will be at Farm Science Review to help farmers stay safe this harvest.   Dee ... Jepsen, OSU Extension's state safety leader, and her colleagues are presenting a series of ... demonstrations and exhibits on various aspects of grain bin safety, including rescue procedures, equipment ...

  6. Specialty Crops: New Book Links Ohio Growers with Institutional Food-service Buyers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/specialty-crops-new-book-links-ohio-growers-institutional-food-service-buyers

    Increased selling, buying, serving and eating of local foods is a goal.  “We’ve found that many institutions ... Columbus, Ohio State’s dining halls in Columbus, Medina County’s Green Harvest Trading and an Ohio University ... dining facility. Food safety, including Good Agricultural Practices and educational programs for farmers ...

  7. Prospective Plantings Not a Surprise. It's Weather that Could Shape Grower Decisions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/prospective-plantings-not-surprise-its-weather-could-shape-grower-decisions

    fall prevented a lot of growers from harvesting at a normal time and allowing for timely wheat ... on what happened last fall in terms of harvest and field operations. "There seems to be no major ... Things might have been different if weather last fall would have been more cooperative. "A very wet ...

  8. Confined Spaces, Teen Challenge Highlight Safety Demos At Farm Science Review 2011

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/confined-spaces-teen-challenge-highlight-safety-demos-farm-science-review-2011

    farm safety is the goal of several demonstrations, displays, and interactive events at Farm Science ... Review, Sept. 20-22 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center outside London. “We provide relevant safety ... Extension program coordinator for Agricultural Safety and Health. “We try to have something new each year ...

  9. Highest Acreage of Corn to Be Planted in Six Decades

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/highest-acreage-corn-be-planted-six-decades

    through harvest is ideal. "The focus of the market is to ensure availability of corn for all users-- ... corn this growing season, an 11 million acre increase from 2006, and the highest acreage this country ... plant 3.6 million acres of corn, up from 3.1 million acres last year. The bulk of the increased corn ...

  10. Feb. 20: How to Grow, Sell Safer Produce

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/feb-20-how-grow-sell-safer-produce

    the increased interest in this program, the registration fee has been reduced to $10. HOMERVILLE, ... Medina County. Good Agricultural Practices, or GAPS, for fruit and vegetable production are the focus ... vegetables later this year,” said Ashley Kulhanek of Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team, ...

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