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  1. Saturated Soils Could Pose Risk to Well Water

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/saturated-soils-could-pose-risk-well-water

    April 28, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Heavy rains mean more than an increased risk of flooding. They ... and have septic systems rather than sewers for household wastewater. "Normally, soil does ... is a scientist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and a professor in ...

  2. Chow Line: Scientists examining risks of raw produce (for 6/29/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-scientists-examining-risks-raw-produce-62908-0

    years. How do fruits and vegetables become contaminated? That's a question researchers nationwide ... harmful bacteria. Plus, we also tend to be more cautious while handling raw meat, reducing risk of ... how those tomatoes were contaminated. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it can ...

  3. Symposium in April to Explore Carbon Sequestration in Urban Green Spaces

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/symposium-april-explore-carbon-sequestration-urban-green-spaces

    lawns, work the soil for home gardens, create landscaping masterpieces, and turn parks into playgrounds. ... sequestration is, the current knowledge on carbon sequestration in urban soils, the view of governmental policy ... Land Use; Assessment of U.S. Urban Soil Carbon Stocks; Influence of Soil Carbon on Soil Properties; ...

  4. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rain-gardens-beautify-while-protecting-environment

    All it takes is a simple change in design and a slight amendment to the soil, and a garden can be used ... program assistant for Lucas County. "Rain gardens serve their purpose both in rural and urban areas ... of a rain garden is generally four to eight inches deep depending on the type of soil," said ...

  5. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of April 5

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-april-5

    Shyville Road. Features Good Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits and ... Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits and vegetables on farms. Presented by ...

  6. Cleveland, Other Cities Could Produce Most of Their Food: Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cleveland-other-cities-could-produce-most-their-food-ohio-state-study

    urban agriculture, with more than 200 community gardens (about 50 acres) in existence and legislation ... " was published online on July 20 by the journal  Cities. "Urban agriculture is becoming very ... gardens, aquaculture or urban farms," said Grewal, who holds appointments with both the ...

  7. Cuyahoga County: Home on the Farm

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cuyahoga-county-home-farm

    redeveloping our communities with community gardens, urban farms and farmers markets," said Marie Barni, ... a number of such projects in the area, not the least of which is the Urban Agriculture Innovation Zone, ... the site is the largest urban agriculture district in the nation. The project was funded in late 2010 ...

  8. National Speakers Headline Carbon Sequestration Symposium April 14

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/national-speakers-headline-carbon-sequestration-symposium-april-14

    areas: benchmarking soil carbon sequestration; urban lawns; urban forests; economics; and political and ... on carbon sequestration in urban soils, the view of governmental policy and position, the role of ... Quality in Urban Landscapes." • Elizabeth Guertal, Agronomy and Soils, Auburn University, ...

  9. OARDC Announces 2008 Grad Student Poster Winners

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-announces-2008-grad-student-poster-winners-1

    "Exploring the Frontiers of Urban Soil Ecology: Influence of the Length of Urbanization Period on Soil ... April 18, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio — Here are the winners of the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... Pathology, "Potential Regulation of Ectomycorrhizae by Paper Birch in Response to Soil Type and ...

  10. Chow Line: Recalled or not, handle eggs safely (for 9/5/10)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-recalled-or-not-handle-eggs-safely-9510-1

    eggs look just like eggs that aren't contaminated. To reduce your risk-- especially if you're ... August 27, 2010 I'm curious about how the inside of eggs could become contaminated with ... 72 hours after being exposed. Children, the elderly or people with a chronic illness are most at risk ...

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