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  1. Family Fundamentals: Don't fall for scams when facing foreclosure (for May 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-dont-fall-scams-when-facing-foreclosure-may-2009

    programs that can help people worried about losing their home, keep this general rule in mind: If it sounds ... documents, but they're worth nothing. A "leaseback/rent to buy" scheme talks you into deeding ... don't make any mortgage payments, and not only do you go into foreclosure but you've lost any ...

  2. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rain-gardens-beautify-while-protecting-environment

    are pollution-sensitive. "Gardens are generally designed as raised beds or mounds. Rain gardens ... by allowing the water to naturally infiltrate into the ground thereby preventing run-off from ... streets, sidewalks and driveways into drainage areas or streams." Fager will be at Ohio State ...

  3. Follow Good Practices When Planting Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/follow-good-practices-when-planting-corn

    Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist, said that such practices as planting into ... sure their fields are suited for planting. We don’t want growers to be planting into wet soils. ... expectations. Planting into wet soils will cause poor root development and this could have a negative impact on ...

  4. New iAGRI Student, Joyce Mwakatoga, relishes in the first few weeks at The Ohio State University

    https://ipa.osu.edu/international-perspectives/student-perspectives/new-iagri-student-joyce-mwakatoga-relishes-first-few

    and Leadership, but Joyce Mwakatoga is already diving into all of the opportunities to get involved ...

  5. Stepping Into the Field: Bridging the Gap between Researchers and Local Farmers in Tanzania

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/stepping-field-bridging-gap-between-researchers-and-local-farmers-tanzania

    Agriculture in Tanzania is composed mostly of small holder farms, which average about 5 acres in size. Though 90% of Tanzanian livelihoods rely on agriculture, land productivity and soil quality have greatly diminished as a result of substandard agricultu ...

  6. Researchers to Examine How Savings Programs Affect Childhood Hunger

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-examine-how-savings-programs-affect-childhood-hunger

    families divert some of their meager income into savings. Two Ohio State University researchers have ... after families face the expenses of moving into a new home, starting a small business, or returning to ... with those who drop out as well as with a general sample of the population. They'll also take ...

  7. Green-up marks the time to apply nitrogen in winter wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-marks-time-apply-nitrogen-winter-wheat

    reach that stage earlier if the weather stays warmer. Lentz said the general recommendation is to apply ... to ensure urea is moved into the soil, Lentz said. Most producers base their nitrogen rates on ... delayed nitrogen until after early stem elongation, which is generally the end of April," Lentz said. ...

  8. Finer Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/finer-elected-fellow-american-association-advancement-science

    largest general scientific society and publishes the prestigious and influential journal Science. "John is an ... processes. He has also patented a technique to insert genes into plant material using ultrasound, among ...

  9. OSU Extension Workshop to Explore Bioenergy Opportunities in Southern Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-workshop-explore-bioenergy-opportunities-southern-ohio

    forests by taking what would generally be discarded and turning it into a bioenergy opportunity." ... cover invested in farmland and forests, opportunities abound to convert those resources into bioenergy ... the workshop. "Renewable energy in Ohio is generally focused on solar and wind, which is really ...

  10. "Feed Me Seymour!" Carnivorous Plants All Bark, No Bite

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/feed-me-seymour-carnivorous-plants-all-bark-no-bite

    at ATI. Nearly 600 species and subspecies of carnivorous plants have been recorded, but are generally ... lumped into three categories based on their trapping methods: spring traps (Venus flytrap); pitfall traps ... moss bogs); and they are generally easy to grow and maintain if some basic rules are followed. “The ...

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