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  1. Busy Soil Microbes Provide Macro Field Benefits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/busy-soil-microbes-provide-macro-field-benefits

    May 3, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- Adding organic amendments to agricultural fields stimulates soil ... Gardener, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ... understood. There are hundreds to thousands of microbial species in agricultural soils, and we are just ...

  2. Symposium to Focus on Reponsible Urban Land-Use Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/symposium-focus-reponsible-urban-land-use-management

    carbon sequestration in urban soils, the view of governmental policy and position, the role of carbon ... ecosystems. Some agenda topics include: The Changing Face of Urban Land Use; Assessment of U.S. Urban Soil ... populations increase, urban centers are becoming the areas of choice for residents. But with increasing ...

  3. Chow Line: Enjoy eggs, but keep safety in mind (3/30/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-enjoy-eggs-keep-safety-mind-33012

    March 30, 2012 I know that eggs can be contaminated with Salmonella if the hen that laid the egg ... about 1 in 20,000 eggs is contaminated with SE. That doesn’t sound like many, but with about 65 billion ... million eggs a year could be contaminated with SE. Although the CDC doesn’t offer updated estimates, it ...

  4. Clever Rabbits or Not, Parking Lot Farm Is Seeing Results

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/clever-rabbits-or-not-parking-lot-farm-seeing-results

    June 18, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Even a garden in the middle of a parking lot can have a problem with ... garden on an old asphalt parking lot in Wooster in northeast Ohio. “I actually saw one leave (the ... garden),” Kovach said. “It pushed its way right out. They were using the wire on the gate as a trap door.” ...

  5. Chadwick Arboretum Fundraiser Sale Sept. 7-9

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chadwick-arboretum-fundraiser-sale-sept-7-9

    especially if they are purchased in real soil such as those sold at Scioto Gardens," Maloney said. ... Scioto Gardens also adds specialized mycorrhizae fungal spores to the soil that penetrate the root hairs ... in real soil can be planted much later into the fall season. Scioto Gardens specializes in both ...

  6. Asiatic Garden Beetle Causing Damage to Ohio Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/asiatic-garden-beetle-causing-damage-ohio-corn

    finding Asiatic garden beetle grubs that have caused some stand losses, said Ron Hammond, who also has an ... appointment with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. What’s surprising about this is that ... be much more damaging to crops than most other grubs, he said. “The Asiatic garden beetle is a new ...

  7. Learn More about Rain Gardens at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-more-about-rain-gardens-farm-science-review

    rain garden on the grounds of the Lawrence G. Vance Soil and Water Conservation Park along Friday ... Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts to educate visitors how properly constructed rain gardens ... Another aspect of a rain garden is its design, which involves creating a depression or dish in the soil ...

  8. Chow Line: Wash those fruits and veggies (for 5/26/02)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-wash-those-fruits-and-veggies-52602

    in fertilizer, or soil or water contaminated by wild or domestic animals. But humans can also easily ... annually. No matter what kind of food is contaminated, Salmonella is always animal- or human-based. The ... associated with animal products. With fresh produce, contamination possibly comes from bird droppings, manure ...

  9. High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-tech-rain-garden-nets-oardc-innovator-award

    Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The award honors innovation and entrepreneurship by OARDC ... honored for developing and patenting a biphasic bioretention system, an advanced type of rain garden, for ... runoff costs cities in Ohio and elsewhere billions of dollars a year to manage. “The biphasic rain garden ...

  10. Ohio State Researcher to Re-write Ohio’s Phosphorus Index to Improve Water Quality

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-re-write-ohio%E2%80%99s-phosphorus-index-improve-water-quality

    million project to evaluate and, as necessary, revise the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources ... Conservation Service Ohio Phosphorus (P) Risk Index to better predict the risk of phosphorus moving off farm ... fields.   Elizabeth Dayton, a soil scientist in Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, ...

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