• Tim White

    Crops To The Clinic Team Rides For A Cure

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on August 15, 2013

    While all of the 6,700 bicycle riders in the Pelotonia fund raising event in Columbus last week were pedaling to defeat cancer, there was one team that is looking for ways consuming food can help prevent the disease. About 20 members of the Ohio State University research group calling themselves “Crops to the Clinic” rode in the event. Their work is housed in the Center for Advanced Functional Foods Research and Entrepreneurship. See their website online. It is a multidisciplinary…

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    The Scientific Method and Political Activism

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on November 15, 2012

      I have an MS degree or a Masters of Science in entomology. It was one of hardest things I ever had to work at to get. Science was really demanding for me. Math and chemistry and physics, toxicology and biochemistry were tough. Some of my other courses, parasitology, biology and all of the entomology classes were easier because I could see what I was studying. Does that make any sense? I also have a BA or Bachelors in Art in English. That one really was not all that tough for me…

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    A Question for Dr. Mendell

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on November 15, 2010

    Dr. Jerry Mendell doesn’t play much golf. In fact the round he played this fall at Pleasant Valley Golf Course near Lancaster was the first he had played since he participated in the same event a year ago. No doubt he won’t play again until next year. When you are the director of the Center for Gene Therapy at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a professor of pediatrics and pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and co-director…

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    Never Out Grow Your Need to Learn

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on January 12, 2009

    I judge a meeting by how many story leads it provides. The Ohio Certified Crop Advisers Crop Production Conference and annual meeting at the Fawcett Center Jan. 7-8 offered a bunch.   Although total attendance was about 80 less than last year, the program was outstanding and I look forward to sharing many of the presentations in future Ohio Farmer issues. Look for "The seven wonders of the world of corn," by agronomist Fred Below of University of Illinois and North Carolina State…

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