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  1. About Us

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/about-us

    Raise awareness and understanding about OARDC (Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center) and ... Extension, OARDC and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Work collaboratively with ... a variety of appropriate partners to serve Ohio's agricultural industry, citizens and communities ...

  2. Resources

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/resources

    Federal Elections Commission United States Department of Agriculture Association of Public and Land Grant ... Agriculture Assembly Ohio State University Resources: CFAES Annual Reports and One-Pagers OSU Extension County ...

  3. News: Urban Farm Tours Happening Throughout Columbus

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-urban-farm-tours-happening-throughout-columbus

    outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The Columbus Urban ... turning vacant urban areas into productive, sustainable urban gardens that provide food-insecure residents ... Garden Tour Heirloom Produce uses an approach called regenerative agriculture to produce food in a more ...

  4. News: Manure Science Review on August 2

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-manure-science-review-august-2

    PAULDING, Ohio – Farmers who want to learn more about creating fertile soil for crops and how to ... Review on August 2.   The Paulding Soil & Water Conservation District, Ohio State University ... Extension, Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation are collaborating to host ...

  5. Updating Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Is Generating Positive Initial Results

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/updating-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index-generating-positive-initial-results

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Maintaining agricultural soil phosphorus levels in accordance with the Tri-State ... according to ongoing research by a soil scientist in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index, which is a U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation ...

  6. Leave the Tilling to Mother Nature

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/leave-tilling-mother-nature

    soil scientist, Islam is among the disciples in the movement to convince farmers that plowing their ... fields before they plant or after they harvest harms the health of the soil and its ability to spur ... growth and resist erosion. Soil plowed repeatedly can lose key ingredients that enrich it, including ...

  7. Produce Safety Rule to Change the Way Fresh Fruit, Vegetables Are Grown and Handled

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/produce-safety-rule-change-way-fresh-fruit-vegetables-are-grown-and-handled

    operations, said Peggy Hall, field specialist in agricultural and resource law for Ohio State University ... Extension. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural ... outbreaks associated with contaminated produce. The FDA  estimates  that about 348,000 illnesses per year ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Ohio State Experts to Speak at Sustainable Agriculture Conference

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-state-experts-speak-sustainable-agriculture-conference

    the event, which is Feb. 9-11 in Dayton, the largest sustainable agriculture conference in Ohio. It ... presenters — most of them from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences — will speak on ... topics such as cover crops, local meats, food policy and soil organic matter. They’ll be, for example, ...

  10. 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 ...

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