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  1. City Gardeners: Learn How to Get Big Results from Small Spaces at Free May 15 Event in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/city-gardeners-learn-how-get-big-results-small-spaces-free-may-15-event-columbus

    of expertise on the topic. Additionally, there will be other master gardeners on hand to lead tours ... May 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- This Sunday, May 15, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable ... Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its first event of the year at the Waterman Agriculture ...

  2. Conference to Help Ohio's Cities Manage Urban Wildlife

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/conference-help-ohios-cities-manage-urban-wildlife

    Conflicts in Ohio.” Urban wildlife conflicts are increasing, and so are the challenges for local governments ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The headline of a recent story by the ... urban coyote expert Also on the agenda is “Urban Coyote Conflict Resolution for Communities” by Stan ...

  3. How Good Nutrition Can Combat Effects of Lead in Water

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/how-good-nutrition-can-combat-effects-lead-water

    COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Children are especially susceptible to the dangers of ingesting lead from ... diet, especially that they get enough calcium, iron and vitamin C.  “The best defense against lead for ... is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and ...

  4. Secrest Arboretum Head Named Honorary Member of Garden Club of America

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/secrest-arboretum-head-named-honorary-member-garden-club-america

    educational programs leading to associate degrees in agriculture, horticulture, environmental sciences, ... Secrest Arboretum in Wooster, has been named an honorary member of The Garden Club of America,  one of the ... Bulbs. The Akron Garden Club, a member of the GCA, nominated Cochran for the recognition. Cochran has 47 ...

  5. More Than 10,000 Ohio Farmers Have Received Water Quality Training

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/more-10000-ohio-farmers-have-received-water-quality-training

    scheduled to reach even more farmers. Known as Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training (FACT), this ... Ohio’s new agricultural fertilization law. Passed in 2014, the legislation requires individuals who apply ... fertilizer to more than 50 acres to become certified by Sept. 30, 2017. FACT was developed by researchers and ...

  6. Waterman Agricultural & Natural Resources Laboratory

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/waterman-agricultural-natural-resources-laboratory

    Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory include the Turfgrass Foundation Research & Education ... agricultural systems management, sustainable agriculture, food science, agronomic and horticultural production ...

  7. 8 ways a city’s vacant lots can be good for the environment

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2015/8-ways-city%E2%80%99s-vacant-lots-can-be-good-environment

    training Master Gardener volunteers on issues related to urban farming. To contact the scientist: Mary ... plants and increased ecosystem services,” she said, “urban vacant land can be seen as an asset for ...

  8. Leave the Tilling to Mother Nature

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/leave-tilling-mother-nature

    the university’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. “You try to open their eyes ... by showing them the actual field results and demonstrating the user-friendly field tests and tools,” ... Sundermeier, director and agriculture and natural resources educator in OSU Extension’s Wood County office. ...

  9. Pennsylvania sustainable ag leader joins Ohio State’s Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2016/pennsylvania-sustainable-ag-leader-joins-ohio

    Brian Snyder, pictured, previously the executive director of one of the leading sustainable ... agriculture organizations in the U.S., has joined Ohio State’s Initiative for Food and AgriCultural ... InFACT, the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation pursues holistic approaches to ensure good ...

  10. What are the sounds of a healthy farm? OARDC study records them

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2016/what-are-sounds-healthy-farm-oardc-study-records

    it does in part by applying ecological principles on the farms. “In a healthy agricultural ecosystem, ... farming sounds should coexist with sounds of the natural world,” says a fact sheet about the study, which ... State’s Kellogg Endowed Chair in Agricultural Ecosystems Management. “By recording sound over extended ...

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