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  1. About Foodborne Illness

    https://foodsafety.osu.edu/resources/about-foodborne-illness

    burden of foodborne disease. The World Bank has estimated that foodborne disease results in roughly $95.2 ... problems. For example, an analysis by the World Bank found that the burden of foodborne disease in ... diseases find children under 5 account for almost one third of deaths. Retrieved online 2019 at: https ...

  2. Organic Farm Management Studies

    https://offer.osu.edu/node/96

    Organic farmers have different priorities, values, and available options than conventional farmers. Effective research and outreach efforts need to keep the special characteristics of organic farmers in mind. Organic farmers and product suppliers can also ...

  3. Organic Vegetable School

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/organic-vegetable-school

    vegetable production for your small farm. Topics Include: • Weed Management Options • Insect & Disease ... p.m. | LUNCH (Provided) 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. | Disease Management 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Wrap-up and ...

  4. To each their own: case studies of four successful, small-scale organic vegetable farmers with distinct weed management strategies

    https://offer.osu.edu/node/58

    distinct weed management strategies." B. Brown and E.R. Gallandt (2017)  Renewable Agriculture and ... Table 1. Characteristics of farms assessed. From Table 1 in Brown and Gallandt (2017). Farmer Weed ... potential disease and pest problems caused by weed presence. Tom Honigford Tom Honigford seeks to prevent ...

  5. Practical Skills for Managing Invasive Pests workshop

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/practical-skills-managing-invasive-pests-workshop

    Drosophila and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug on fruit and vegetable crops. Although the spotted lanternfly has  ...

  6. The Impact of COVID-19 on Foodborne Disease

    https://foodsafety.osu.edu/blog/march-26-2021-1046am/impact-covid-19-foodborne-disease

    changed the way we have been living our daily lives since then. Early on, there was speculation that these newly emphasized public health measures would reduce the spread of other diseases as well. Hand washing had always been recommended but not always ...

  7. Changes to the Ohio Specialty Crop Registry

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/changes-ohio-specialty-crop-registry

    with no specialty crops use BeeCheck. FieldWatch, Inc. continues to update its tools to add features ... production becomes legal in Ohio, we’ll be sure to provide an update on which registry is proper for ...

  8. Cover crops, no-till, perennials: How they compared on soil health impact

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/april-6-2021-1044am/cover-crops-no-till-perennials-how-they-compared-soil-health-impact

    stewardship water quality soils research field crops ...

  9. Organic Winter Webinar: The Organic Consumer- What We Know

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/organic-winter-webinar-organic-consumer-what-we-know

    Knowing who your customers are can help you reach them more effectively. Ohio State economist Zoë Plakias will share market research about consumer attitudes and behaviors toward organic products. Demographically, who are our customers? What motivates the ...

  10. Transition to Organic Grain Workshop

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/transition-organic-grain-workshop

    The Transition to Organic Grains workshop is offered at no cost, but registration is required. Registration includes all handouts and a boxed lunch. The workshop is designed to answer producers’ common questions when considering a move from conventional t ...

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