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  1. Cuyahoga County Extension Hiring Student Interns for Summer Community Garden Positions

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/news/cuyahoga-county-extension-hiring-student-interns-summer-community-garden-positions

    soil testing using soil probe on potential and existing garden sites. Take pictures of each garden ... community gardeners or refer gardeners to the Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator. Assist with ... planning and implementation of urban agriculture workshops and special events. Assist in linking Master ...

  2. Gardening with Physical Limitations

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/gardening-with-physical-limitations

    The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Environmental Sciences is hosting a webinar on how to engage in gardening activities despite physical ... Design solutions to continue gardening with a disability, arthritis, low vision, and other age or health ...

  3. Chow line: Grocery shopping in the midst of COVID-19

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-grocery-shopping-in-the-midst-covid-19

    that doing so can reduce the risk of foodborne pathogen cross-contamination. Clean and sanitize ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, coughing, shortness ... evidence shows the biggest risk of transmission of COVID-19 is being around individuals who are ...

  4. Mud and more mud

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/mud-and-more-mud

    livestock at higher risk for some diseases, and make it tougher for livestock to gain weight. Drive on wet ... soil with heavy equipment such as a planter or harvester and the pore space between the soil particles ... becomes compressed, leaving the soil less able to support crop growth. The mud from Ohio’s plentiful rain ...

  5. Nitrogen Rate Recommendations for Wheat 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/nitrogen-rate-recommendations-wheat-2020

    soils, which have both 1 to 5% organic matter and adequate drainage: N rate = 40 + [1.75 x (yield ... a larger amount was applied. Whether you deduct fall N depends how much risk you are willing to take and ... a 60 bu potential.  Nitrogen rate studies at the Northwest Agricultural Research Station have shown the ...

  6. Broadcasting Red Clover into Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/broadcasting-red-clover-wheat

    conditions in the soil that create good seed to soil contact.  The option left is to broadcast clover seed ... over the wheat stand.  Successful establishment still depends upon getting good seed/soil contact.  ... Growers need to evaluate soil, weather and stand conditions to determine if a straight broadcast operation ...

  7. Challenging Conditions Remain into April

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/challenging-conditions-remain-april

    wetter than normal but not as wet as last year. Soil Moisture and Temperatures: Soil temperatures has ... come out of winter above normal due to heavy saturation and the mild winter. However, soil moisture ... remains in the top 1-10% wettest on record so it is wet. With excess moisture to get rid of in the soils ...

  8. Planning Your Garden

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/planning-your-garden

    for a successful gardening season. Come learn how the backyard grower, community gardener and urban ... Join Tim McDermott, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, for a session on developing a plan ... farmer can increase the harvest, decrease the work and make the 2020 garden a success. Topics will ...

  9. Lauren J. Trapani

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/node/4410

    sustainability issues impacting the world, production agriculture, and urban farming. In collaboration with three ... Guatemala. She presented results at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences ... through volunteer work at the Saco Meals Soup Kitchen, the Linden Miracle Garden, CFAES Experience OSU for ...

  10. How and why to keep phosphorus on no-till fields

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/how-and-why-keep-phosphorus-no-till-fields

    Dick, a retired soil scientist from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and ... incorporated into the soil, he said. “And we know that sets us up for greater risk of phosphorus running off ... erode, sending soil and the components of fertilizer, including phosphorus, downstream, a threat to water ...

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