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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. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. USDA’s Bartuska visits Ohio, CFAES

    https://alumni.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/june-2015/cfaes-news/usda%E2%80%99s-bartuska-visits-ohio-cfaes

    OSU Extension’s support of urban farming; visited USDA-ARS’s Soil Drainage Research Unit in the ... prestigious Wolf Prize in Agriculture, becoming the first woman and first Ohio State scientist to be so ... Agricultural Engineering Building in Columbus; met with Gwen Wofford in CFAES’s Government Relations office; ...

  9. Free 'Growing Our Own' Gardening Workshops in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/free-growing-our-own-gardening-workshops-columbus

    9 a.m. to noon, Irrigating Urban Gardens. Larry Brown and Angelica Huerta from Ohio State University will ... and enhance the soil. Veteran garden educator Mike Hogan of OSU Extension will discuss building soil ... collaborating on a series of free gardening workshops through mid-June. The "Growing Our Own" ...

  10. Ohio State University experts research new, innovative, sustainable ways to manage pests

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-experts-research-new-innovative-sustainable-ways-manage-pests

    in other parts of the state.  ·         Consumer/urban: Master Gardener training to help identify ... biological control agents.  ·         Specialty crop and urban agriculture: working with vegetable growers to ... a recently renewed, three-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of ...

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