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  1. New Ohio State Swank Chair to Tackle Rural-Urban Issues

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-ohio-state-swank-chair-tackle-rural-urban-issues

    with the other." The role of the Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy is to develop and lead ... rural-urban interdependencies is just one of the goals of Ohio State University's newly appointed C. ... William Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy. The Swank Program conducts research and education on issues ...

  2. Over-the-counter Foggers Ineffective Against Bedbugs: Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/over-counter-foggers-ineffective-against-bedbugs-ohio-state-study

    worse," said Susan Jones, an urban entomologist with the university's Ohio Agricultural Research and ... infestation. Bedbugs are among the most difficult and expensive urban pests to control. It typically takes ... labeling. Also, the ineffective use of these products can lead to further resistance in insects."   For ...

  3. Private Pesticide Applicator Testing

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/private-pesticide-applicator-testing

    an existing Ohio Private Applicator license, the Ohio Department of Agriculture will be testing on ... Department of Agriculture website to reserve their test time. ... pre-test study session in the late morning of the 10 th. Contact Mike Estadt at 740-474-7534 for details on ...

  4. Chow Line: Take steps to prevent diabetes (for 11/13/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-take-steps-prevent-diabetes-111311

    a family history of diabetes are risk factors for developing the disease-- the fact that you realize this ... plasma glucose test. If your level is between 100 and 125 mg/dl, you’ve got a condition called ... In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that following the above recommendations ...

  5. Ottowa River Coalition

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/profiles-watershed-leadership/ottowa-river-coalition

    counties in NW Ohio. Most of the land in the watershed is agricultural, but there are significant urbanized ... shared with me that day about their experiences leading a collaborative watershed initiative. Lesson #1: ... "Beth has been a good vehicle to bring urban folks and the ag community and all the stakeholders ...

  6. Lunch & Learn: Cover Crops in Your Garden

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/lunch-learn-cover-crops-your-garden

    Have you ever wanted to improve the soil health in your vegetable garden but haven't been ... sure where to start? Have you considered giving cover crops a try in an effort to improve your garden ... you're simply looking for ways to improve your garden soil's tilth and haven't been sure what ...

  7. High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-tech-rain-garden-nets-oardc-innovator-award

    Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The award honors innovation and entrepreneurship by OARDC ... honored for developing and patenting a biphasic bioretention system, an advanced type of rain garden, for ... runoff costs cities in Ohio and elsewhere billions of dollars a year to manage. “The biphasic rain garden ...

  8. Make Plans for Your Vegetable Garden Now

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/make-plans-your-vegetable-garden-now

    While it's still too early to start gardening, or even be starting plants, it's never ... too early to be making plans for this year's vegetable garden! If you are a relatively ... inexperienced gardener, or just want to revisit the basics of vegetable gardening, linked below are a few ...

  9. Nematode, Urban Landscape Expert Wins 2009 OARDC Senior Faculty Research Award; Work 'Spans from Genes to Ecosystems'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nematode-urban-landscape-expert-wins-2009-oardc-senior-faculty-research-award-work

    April 23, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center ... recognized in the emerging field of ecologically based urban landscape management. “His research spans ... their ecology and evolution and might lead to their future use as environmentally sound biological ...

  10. Central Ohio Precision Ag Symposium

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/central-ohio-precision-ag-symposium

    most current technologies available in precision agriculture. These topics will be shared by some of ... the leading University precision ag experts such as 2013 Precision Ag Educator or the Year Winner- Dr. ... Magazine’s 2016 Top 10 (#4) People in Precision Agriculture. Dr. Scott Shearer, Chair, Department of Food and ...

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