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  1. CFAES to recruit 5 research faculty focused on race and equity issues

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-recruit-5-research-faculty-focused-race-and-equity-issues

    through the RAISE program are a wonderful opportunity for us to expand the reach of our important work,” ... Congress recently allocated $475,000 in the omnibus appropriations agreement for fiscal 2022 to support the ... partners in social, biological, and ecological sciences focused on new solutions to racial inequities and ...

  2. How (and why) to make your farm more weather resilient

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/how-and-why-make-your-farm-more-weather-resilient

    return to Step 1 and repeat. “Adaptation is site-specific. There’s no single answer for everyone,” Wilson ... Wilson, OSU Extension climate specialist, is sharing with Ohio farmers. He talks to them about how they can ... make their farms more resilient to weather extremes—to the warmer-than-average temperatures, unusually ...

  3. Chow Line: Food safety during a power outage

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-food-safety-during-power-outage

    Tracy Turner I’ve got a fridge full of food and our power went out for several hours due to severe ... spoilage? It’s that time of year when severe weather can leave consumers without power for a few minutes to ... temperatures above 40 degrees for two hours or more will need to be discarded to avoid the potential for food ...

  4. CFAES report focuses on ways to expand, enhance rural access to broadband internet in Ohio

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-report-focuses-ways-expand-enhance-rural-access-broadband-internet-in-ohio

    regions of the state where it is prohibitively expensive for internet service providers to extend ... says there is a strong economic benefit for Ohio to invest in expanding and enhancing broadband ... access to adequate devices to use the internet for their needs. Broadband internet services are those ...

  5. Expect more ticks in Ohio this season and beyond

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/expect-more-ticks-in-ohio-season-and-beyond

    serve as hosts for ticks as well as serve as prime tick habitat.” To prevent tick bites when in areas ... is unusual for you. “If you think you might have been exposed to a tick bite, contact your physician ... and will likely continue to increase. While you can encounter a tick during any season, spring marks ...

  6. What’s good for your lawn can be good for the water

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/what%E2%80%99s-good-for-your-lawn-can-be-good-for-the-water

    Get tips for keeping lawns green and water blue in a newly revised fact sheet from CFAES. Called ... Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways, the fact sheet details exactly that—ways to ... runoff of nutrients that can lead to harmful algal blooms. What’s the best time of year to apply ...

  7. PFOA (Perfluorooctanoic acid)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1738

    If PFOA and PFOS were both detected in the sample, use the "PFOA + PFOS" input for this ... well interpretation tool to compare to the federal Health Advisory Level (HAL). GENERAL INFORMATION ...   Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals applied to many consumer ...

  8. PFOS (Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1739

    If PFOA and PFOS were both detected in the sample, use the "PFOA + PFOS" input for this ... well interpretation tool to compare to the federal Health Advisory Level (HAL). GENERAL INFORMATION ...   Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals applied to many consumer ...

  9. PFOA + PFOS

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1740

    applied to many consumer goods to make them waterproof, stain resistant, or nonstick. PFAS are also used ... may remain in water for many years. HEALTH EFFECTS There are many chemicals in the PFAS family, and ... they may cause different health effects if you are exposed to them. Some, but not all, studies in ...

  10. New publications

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/new-publications

    Extension has two new publications of interest to farmers, available for order. Spring Frost ... Piping in Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems for Ohio is available in PDF format for download for $4.50. ... Injury of Grapevines and Protection Methods is available in book format for $7.50, and Low-pressure ...

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