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  1. What's on Tap at Manure Science Review?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/whats-tap-manure-science-review

    Department of Agriculture, and Steve Searson of the Logan Soil and Water Conservation District on how manure ... Natural Resources’ Division of Soil and Water Resources on field evaluation as a management tool. Keep ... slopes, setbacks and timing in mind and you can cut the risk of nutrient runoff. Terry Mescher, also of ...

  2. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of April 25

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-april-25

    1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Features Good Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination ... Information: 614-292-2265 or 330-263-3659. REGISTRATION FULL: May 19:   Irrigating Urban Gardens,  9 a.m.-noon, ... Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Features three-acre garden of 1,500 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. $1 Million Study Tackles Role of Viruses in Safety of Fresh Produce

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/1-million-study-tackles-role-viruses-safety-fresh-produce

    the classroom and the field. Fresh produce is at high risk of being contaminated by noroviruses. ... scientist with the university's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). He has ... Agriculture's National Integrated Food Safety Initiative. It is designed to take what is learned in the lab into ...

  7. 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.” ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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