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  1. 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; ...

  2. Leadership Delegation from Zamorano University, Honduras, visits CFAES

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/leadership-delegation-zamorano-university-honduras-visits-cfaes

    Six faculty from Zamorano University in Honduras visited the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Development; Dr. Rogel Castillo, Director of the Department of Agricultural Sciences and Production; Dr. Rommel ... Curriculum. “Zamorano is a premiere agricultural university in Central America and provides an excellent ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Gender and Food Safety Research to Improve Quality of Baby Foods in Tanzania

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/gender-and-food-safety-research-improve-quality-baby-foods-tanzania

    interventions to prevent and reduce risks of contamination of fresh produce and other foods.  During each visit, ... Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) through the USAID-funded Innovative Agricultural Research ... knowledge among mothers/caregivers of children aged 6-24 months in Tanzania to determine the risk of the ...

  6. IPM Project Saves Money for Kenyan Farmer

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/ipm-project-saves-money-kenyan-farmer

    easy. His first attempts did not consider the pressure from insect pests, soil-borne and foliar ... diseases, and soils infested with nematodes. He fought these pests with synthetic pesticides – sometimes ... (USAID) and directed by scientists at the  Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization ...

  7. Seminar: Venezuela in Crisis

    https://ipa.osu.edu/events/seminar-venezuela-crisis

    Cultural Connections: “Where Culture Meets Agriculture” Speaker: Victor Paez – Iglesia Biblica Bautista de ... effort. Victor will describe the origins of crisis and its impact on urban and rural dwellers. Victor left his ...

  8. Hellen Kanyagha: Promoting Use of IPM Strategies to Control Plant Diseases in Tanzania

    https://ipa.osu.edu/international-perspectives/student-perspectives/hellen-kanyagha-promoting-use-ipm-strategies-control

    (USAID)  and managed by the Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... contains a diversity of soil types with varying fertility levels that support the production of a wide ... also farmed, which led to my passion for agriculture and being in the field from an early age. It was ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Sequestering Carbon in Costa Rican Agriculture to Mitigate Climate Change

    https://ipa.osu.edu/international-perspectives/visitor-perspectives/sequestering-carbon-costa-rican-agriculture-mitigate

    Agronomy and M.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources with an emphasis on soil sciences from ... the course of several months working in Costa Rica’s dry forests- as well as in agricultural settings. ... I am particularly interested in the soil-plant continuum and how the management of these components ...

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