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  1. Soil Lead Myths and Facts

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

      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 ... a significant health risk. Research [1] suggests most urban soils have lower lead concentrations than the EPA’s ...

  2. Bexley Spring Gardening Series- Soil Health

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/bexley-spring-gardening-series-soil-health

    assist the backyard grower, community gardener, and urban farmer. Bring your friends and questions to ... We are partnering with the City of Bexley to bring you two informational garden walks designed to ... these free informational sessions. The first class will cover improving soil health in your plot. Pesky ...

  3. Bexley Spring Gardening Series- Weed Identification

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/bexley-spring-gardening-series-weed-identification

    assist the backyard grower, community gardener, and urban farmer. Bring your friends and questions to ... We are partnering with the City of Bexley to bring you two informational garden walks designed to ... these free informational sessions. The first class will cover improving soil health in your plot. Pesky ...

  4. 2019 Local Flavor- Urban Farms and Gardens Summer Tour Series

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/news/local-flavor-urban-farms-and-gardens-summer-tour-series

    Join OSU Extension staff and trained Master Gardener Volunteers this summer to learn about growing ... practices, helpful tips, soils, orgranics and more. Bring a lawn chair for seating and a notepad.  Don't ... forget your weeds, disease and insects- we'll diagnose what's going on in your garden. Programs ...

  5. South Side Spring Gardening Workshop

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/south-side-spring-gardening-workshop

    Join us for a free informational garden walk at a South Side Urban Farm.  Seasonality, pests, ... weeds, diseases and soil health questions will be addressed.  Bring your friends and your questions. ...

  6. Year-Round Youth Garden to Address Food Insecurity Farm Tour

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/year-round-youth-garden-address-food-insecurity-farm-tour

    The Columbus Urban Farm Tour Series is a joint project sponsored by the Franklin County Office of ... Ohio State University Extension, and the Columbus Urban Farmers Network. The goal of the Columbus Urban ... Farm Tour Series tours is to demonstrate to the general public the many benefits of urban farms in ...

  7. Head Scab Update: Week of May 20

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-14/head-scab-update-week-may-20

    For those fields of wheat at flowering and fields of barley heading-out today (May 20), the risk for ... cause the risk to increase as more fields reach anthesis later this week and early next week. Remember, ... grain-fill, scab risk is also linked to crop development. Consequently, fields of wheat that are not yet at ...

  8. Myths and Facts: Lead

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

    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 ... a significant health risk. Research [1] suggests most urban soils have lower lead concentrations than the EPA’s ...

  9. News tips and events for the week of May 20

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-may-20

    operating urban farm in Columbus. Presented by Ohio State’s Sustainable Agriculture Team. Free admission. ... Extension is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... agricultural experience, and interact with farm families who provide a wholesome food supply for Ohio and the ...

  10. About

    https://dirt.osu.edu/about

    Environmental Chemistry lab has developed techniques to remediate soil quality and contamination in urban soils ... to protect human and ecosystem health. We specialize in: Remediation of soils contaminated with heavy ... (e.g., crop, animal), and ecological bioavailability and risk Using amendments to improve soil health Our ...

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