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  1. Faculty member presents soil science research at Congressional Soils Caucus briefing

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/faculty-member-presents-soil-science-research-congressional-soils-caucus-briefing

    contaminants in soil.  His program focuses on soil health and risk-based environmental chemistry and ... Basta presented on urban community health and the connection between urban soil restoration and urban ... bioavailability of contaminants in soil with emphasis on human, agronomic and ecosystem pathways. His soil ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Urban Agriculture

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

    Backyard gardens, community gardens, and urban farms can provide many positive benefits to ... communities, including food production, beautification, and community building. However, urban soils can be low ... in nutrients and are occasionally contaminated. Soil testing can reveal whether these constraints are ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ... basic botany, plant physiology, soils, entomology, plant pathology, plant diagnostics, integrated pest ... management and much more! Working with county Ohio State Extension personnel, Master Gardener Volunteers ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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

    can put fields at risk of erosion and could send phosphorus and nitrogen from fertilizer into nearby ... 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., ...

  9. Ohio State announces summer commencement speaker

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-announces-summer-commencement-speaker

    sustainable management of soil and water. In 1970, he started research on no-tillage agriculture in ... part of Pakistan), he worked on his family’s farm while studying soils and agriculture at the Punjab ... Soil scientist Rattan Lal, one of The Ohio State University’s most decorated faculty researchers, ...

  10. July 15- A big deadline for Prevent Plant Acres for Crop Insurance; FSA Crop reporting deadline extended to July 22; NRCS Program for Cover Crops first batch applications due July 12

    https://paulding.osu.edu/news/july-15-big-deadline-prevent-plant-acres-and-fsa-crop-reporting

    (United States Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency).  The date is July 15. No exceptions or ... deadline that was already in place. The July 22nd extension does not apply to Risk Management Agency crop ... agricultural producers protect the environment while promoting agricultural production. Cover crops provide an ...

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