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  1. Urban Agriculture

    https://dirt.osu.edu/urban-agriculture-outreach

    present.  We offer  testing  designed for gardens and urban farms. These include low-cost heavy metal ... Backyard gardens, community gardens, and urban farms can provide many positive benefits to ... interpretation and recommendation (Example Report). See the sidebars for more information on soil lead and other ...

  2. Soil Heavy Metal Testing

    https://dirt.osu.edu/urban-agriculture-outreach/soil-heavy-metal-testing

    recommendation (Example Report).  Interpretations for soil lead results are also given in Interpreting Garden ... These soil heavy metal testing packages are designed for gardens and urban farms (more ... before 1960, or have an unknown history. Soil heavy metal test results include an interpretation and ...

  3. ODA Confirms Sudden Oak Death in Ohio

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/oda-confirms-sudden-oak-death-ohio

    Department of Agriculture (ODA), in coordination with USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ... nursery were shipped to Ohio retailers. This shipment went to at least 17 other states. Gardeners and ... allowable). Consumers should not compost or dispose of the plant material in municipal yard waste. Garden ...

  4. Soil Lead Myths and Facts

    https://dirt.osu.edu/urban-agriculture-outreach/lead-myths-and-facts

    practices and soil treatments are used. See " Interpreting Garden Lead Test Results " for specific ...   Myth: All urban soils are polluted and it is not safe for me to garden: I need to build raised ... beds. Facts: While urban soils may have elevated lead, most are not sufficiently contaminated to pose ...

  5. News tips and events for the week of July 15

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-july-15

    College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) know that this year has been ... statewide. FAQs about the 2019 agricultural challenges can be found at  go.osu.edu/AgCrisis. Recommendations ... Agricultural Research Station, 7721 South Charleston Pike, South Charleston, Ohio. Free and open to the public. ...

  6. Canning Summer Tomatoes

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/canning-summer-tomatoes

    Are you ready for tomatoes and peppers fresh from the garden? I love it when the summer bounty ... at farmers markets and in your own garden. I am frequently asked about canning “special recipe” or ... “homemade” salsas. USDA  recommends  only using tested recipes to ensure your family’s food safety.  Salsas ...

  7. Starting Your Fall Garden

    https://greene.osu.edu/events/starting-your-fall-garden

    SPEAKERS: Kim Hupman, Horticulture Program Assistant Trevor Corboy, Agriculture and Natural ... traditional growing season for local foods and vegetables. The program will feature planting your fall garden ... and crop selection. This workshop will be for agricultural producers, backyard enthusiasts, community ...

  8. Starting Your Fall Garden

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/starting-your-fall-garden

    agricultural producers, backyard enthusiasts, community gardeners, and school teachers of all stages from ... vegetables. The program will feature planting your fall garden and crop selection. This workshop will be for ... Assistant Trevor Corboy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, OSU Extension Greene County ...

  9. News tips and events for the week of July 8

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-july-8

    waterways. A conference aims to help farmers prepare for the challenges resulting from a wetter, warmer ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) is cosponsoring the event with the State Climate Office of ... banicki.1@osu.edu or 614-292-8975. July 2019 8 Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer Orientation,  7–8 p.m., ...

  10. Join the OSU Extension Jefferson & Harrison Master Gardener Volunteers!

    https://jefferson.osu.edu/news/join-osu-extension-jefferson-harrison-master-gardener-volunteers

    accepting new applications for the 2019 Master Gardener Volunteer training program. Master Gardener ... management and much more! Working with county Ohio State Extension personnel, Master Gardener Volunteers ... provide educational services to their communities. If you are a garden enthusiast, this is a great ...

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