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  1. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Grants/Cooperative Agreements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/news/great-lakes-restoration-initiative-glri-grantscooperative-agreements

    $14 million for about 30 projects in 5 categories addressing agricultural and non-agricultural ...

  2. Arsenic

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1507

    GENERAL INFORMATION Arsenic occurs naturally in soil and minerals and may enter the air, water, ... water. Most of the arsenic in water will ultimately end up in soil or sediment. HEALTH EFFECTS Drinking ... and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. Long-term exposure to arsenic in drinking water is ...

  3. Tips and Events for the Week of Sept. 24

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/tips-and-events-for-the-week-sept-24

    risk of on-farm contamination of fruits and vegetables. The use of good agricultural practices during ... reassurances from the 2018 Agricultural Health Study and other risk assessments that glyphosate is not ... to preventing pathogen contamination. Beth Scheckelhoff, an OSU Extension agriculture and natural ...

  4. Well Water Interpretation Tool

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/know-your-well-water/well-water-interpretation-tool

    “Inorganic Chemical Contaminants” area of the table, select the down arrow to expand the menu, and then click ... Synthetic organic contaminants Alachlor ug/L ppb Benzo(a)pyrene (PAH) ug/L ppb Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate ug/L ... ppb Volatile organic contaminants 1,1,1-Trichloroethane ug/L ppb 1,1,2-Trichloroethane ug/L ppb ...

  5. Nandita Basu- SENR Seminar Series

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/events/nandita-basu-senr-seminar-series

    seen a more than threefold increase in population accompanied by agricultural intensification and ... water contamination. Multiple policies and conservation measures have been adopted to improve water ... of nutrients that have accumulated in landscapes over decades of agricultural intensification. ...

  6. Ohio State’s Rattan Lal Receives International Agriculture Award

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/ohio-state%E2%80%99s-rattan-lal-receives-international-agriculture-award

    and mechanical properties of soil to minimize the risks of soil degradation and to sustain food ... NANJING, China — Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science at The Ohio State ... University, yesterday (Oct. 28) received the 2018 World Agriculture Prize  from the Global Confederation of ...

  7. Nicholas Basta

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/faculty-expert/nicholas-basta

    and Natural Resources 614-292-6282 Columbus Soils Urban soil, Soil remediation, Heavy metals in soil ... , Bio Solids, Urban Agriculture ... Nicholas Basta basta.4@osu.edu Professor of Soil and Environmental Chemistry School of Environment ...

  8. Chow Line: Internal Temperature of 165 F Needed for Chicken to Prevent Foodborne Illness

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/chow-line-internal-temperature-165-f-needed-for-chicken-prevent-foodborne-illness

    chicken can be contaminated with the bacterial pathogens Campylobacter, Salmonella and Clostridium ... perfringens, the CDC says. So if you eat undercooked chicken or other foods or beverages contaminated by raw ... eating poultry that’s contaminated with harmful pathogens every year, according to CDC estimates. To ...

  9. Ohio State Tour to Highlight Columbus’ Growing Urban Agriculture Industry

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/ohio-state-tour-highlight-columbus%E2%80%99-growing-urban-agriculture-industry

    Known as Harriet Gardens, the lot provides enough for the full-time urban farmer to sell his produce to ... the basics of farming in an urban environment. Topics include soil testing for urban sites, choosing ... issues associated with farming in urban and residential areas. Agriculture is a booming industry in many ...

  10. Chow line: Two Cutting Boards are Better Than One

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/chow-line-two-cutting-boards-are-better-one

    using a cutting board – how to keep it clean to decrease the risk of contamination of pathogens that can ... separate cutting boards for veggies and for meat. This will lessen your risk for cross contamination of ... thoroughly clean your cutting board and increase the risk of contamination. Chow Line is a service of the ...

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