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  1. Firewood Quarantine Still in Place in Ohio Despite Ash Borer Regulation Changes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/firewood-quarantine-still-place-ohio-despite-ash-borer-regulation-changes

    moth, the U.S. Department of Agriculture also has enacted quarantines for both gypsy moth and EAB that make ... March 15, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- When the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) expanded its emerald ... kills ash trees), but another invasive, destructive insect: gypsy moth. Gypsy moth feeds on the leaves ...

  2. Gypsy Moth Larvae Now Emerging

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/gypsy-moth-larvae-now-emerging

    trees in urban and forested areas of Ohio before damage becomes evident. The gypsy moth, an invasive ... 20,000 acres of Ohio trees were damaged by the gypsy moth, and state agriculture and forestry officials ... May 1, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- Gypsy moth larvae are beginning to emerge from egg masses throughout ...

  3. Free 'Growing Our Own' Gardening Workshops in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/free-growing-our-own-gardening-workshops-columbus

    9 a.m. to noon, Irrigating Urban Gardens. Larry Brown and Angelica Huerta from Ohio State University will ... collaborating on a series of free gardening workshops through mid-June. The "Growing Our Own" ... to planning and seeding your garden. All except the Feb. 11-12 weekend workshop are located at Godman ...

  4. Clever Rabbits or Not, Parking Lot Farm Is Seeing Results

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/clever-rabbits-or-not-parking-lot-farm-seeing-results

    examples of the biological diversity, both helpful to a garden and less so, that Kovach is cultivating. ... June 18, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Even a garden in the middle of a parking lot can have a problem with ... University scientist who has set up a lushly growing and ostensibly fenced-off fruit and vegetable test ...

  5. Cuyahoga County: Home on the Farm

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cuyahoga-county-home-farm

    redeveloping our communities with community gardens, urban farms and farmers markets," said Marie Barni, ... a number of such projects in the area, not the least of which is the Urban Agriculture Innovation Zone, ... the site is the largest urban agriculture district in the nation. The project was funded in late 2010 ...

  6. Stay Safe on an ATV or UTV. Get Tips at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stay-safe-atv-or-utv-get-tips-farm-science-review

    agricultural research, conservation, family and nutrition, and gardening and landscape. Farm Science Review ... University Extension's Agricultural Safety and Health Program will be on hand during Farm Science Review ... Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Dee Jepsen, OSU Extension state safety specialist, said that ...

  7. Cleveland, Other Cities Could Produce Most of Their Food: Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cleveland-other-cities-could-produce-most-their-food-ohio-state-study

    urban agriculture, with more than 200 community gardens (about 50 acres) in existence and legislation ... " was published online on July 20 by the journal  Cities. "Urban agriculture is becoming very ... gardens, aquaculture or urban farms," said Grewal, who holds appointments with both the ...

  8. Study Provides Insight on Residents of Rural Food Deserts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-provides-insight-residents-rural-food-deserts

    households also were less likely to have a garden. Blaine suspects that these residents work longer hours ... blighted urban neighborhoods with little access to fresh, reasonably priced fruits and vegetables. But ... fresh produce. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, rural residents who live at least 10 ...

  9. Media Advisory: Unique Highway Tree Planting Project Kicks Off Tomorrow (6/2) in Gahanna

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/media-advisory-unique-highway-tree-planting-project-kicks-tomorrow-62-gahanna

    along highways every year, less than 10 percent survive. And even in low-stress urban areas, only 60 ... benefits of trees planted in urban areas in Ontario, Canada, and Ohio. The project’s first tree planting in ... State University’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and Ontario’s Vineland Research and ...

  10. Urban Farming in a Parking Lot? See It in Action in Wooster: Tours Start May 31

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/urban-farming-parking-lot-see-it-action-wooster-tours-start-may-31

    College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Details about some of the college’s other urban ... best ways to grow food in old asphalt parking lots, will hold free public tours at his test plots in ... are aimed at urban agriculturists in Akron, Cleveland, Columbus and other cities, Kovach said.  “We’ll ...

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