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Dana Ollendyke Sep 30, 1:37pm

This article gives an A-Z list of technologies that will change agriculture.  For example, computer-controlled tractors, drought-tolerant crops, and vegetable oil engines.  Click on the link below to read more

 

http://bit.ly/pdh2f

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Dana Ollendyke Sep 30, 1:27pm

An environmental stewardship program has been developed in Washington state for students.  The program teaches conservation practices to reduce depletion of natural resources and help to protect the environment.  Click on the link below to read more

 

http://bit.ly/195oYN

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Dana Ollendyke Sep 30, 11:49am

Peaches and Greens, a local produce grower in Detroit, is bringing fresh grown fruits and vegetables to urban Detroit neighborhoods in converted ice cream trucks.  Residents can line up to purchase produce similar to  kids lining up for popsicles.  Click on the link to read the article.

 

http://bit.ly/12ZZgy

 

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Dana Ollendyke Sep 30, 11:28am

Click on the link below to read an article about fruit and vegetable consumption in children.  According to the article, a "factor of significance was age, as the tendency to consume fewer fruits and vegetables increases dramatically as children move into adolescence. Teenagers were four times more likely to consume less fruit and nearly 2.5 times more likely to consume fewer vegetables."

 

http://bit.ly/3RsI81

 

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Megan Shoenfelt Sep 28, 3:40pm

A meeting has been scheduled for Thursday afternoon, October 1st from 1 to 2pm at Ohio Dept of Agriculture to discuss various grant possibilities for a MPU project with USDA rep Deb Rausch. Amalie Lipstreu with ODA, has organized the meeting so members of the poultry processing work group - and anyone else having an interest in the development of additional processing capacity - can discuss the opportunities.

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Chester Bowling Sep 23, 3:41pm