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  1. 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 ...

  2. News: $5 Million Gift Gives Ohio State Extension New Facility at Waterman Site

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-5-million-gift-gives-ohio-state-extension-new-facility-waterman-site

    engage the community in demonstration gardens, large urban farm enterprises, nutrition kitchens and day ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The gift creates the Franklin County Extension ... offices and learning spaces on Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory. Waterman consists ...

  3. Ethylene dibromide

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1563

    When soil and climatic conditions are favorable, EDB may get into drinking water by runoff into surface ... dibromide well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience problems ... with liver, stomach, reproductive system, or kidneys, and may have an increased risk of cancer. 0.05 ...

  4. National Speakers Headline Carbon Sequestration Symposium April 14

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/national-speakers-headline-carbon-sequestration-symposium-april-14

    areas: benchmarking soil carbon sequestration; urban lawns; urban forests; economics; and political and ... on carbon sequestration in urban soils, the view of governmental policy and position, the role of ... Quality in Urban Landscapes." • Elizabeth Guertal, Agronomy and Soils, Auburn University, ...

  5. Chromium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1515

    naturally in rocks, plants, soil and volcanic dust, humans and animals. The most common forms of chromium ... would be a concern in drinking water only at very high levels of contamination; Chromium-6 is more toxic ... and poses potential health risks. People who use water containing total chromium in excess of the ...

  6. Urban Green Space Expert to Keynote Tri-State Green Industry Conference

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/urban-green-space-expert-keynote-tri-state-green-industry-conference

    maintenance? Soil health, turf pests, deer damage, pollinators, hydroponics, invasive species, new urban green ... Smarr helps manage  The Parklands of Floyds Fork, a new urban park in Metro Louisville. He previously ... Extension  is the outreach arm of the  College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at ...

  7. OARDC Announces 2008 Grad Student Poster Winners

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-announces-2008-grad-student-poster-winners-1

    "Exploring the Frontiers of Urban Soil Ecology: Influence of the Length of Urbanization Period on Soil ... April 18, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio — Here are the winners of the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... Pathology, "Potential Regulation of Ectomycorrhizae by Paper Birch in Response to Soil Type and ...

  8. Heptachlor

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1565

    Heptachlor may be released directly to the soil in connection with its use. It has also been found in treated ... heptachlor well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience liver damage ... and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. 0.40 ppb ug/L ppb Pesticide MCL MCL ADVISORY- ACTION ...

  9. Phosphorus Risk to Water? Seminar Thursday (1/27) on How to Gauge It

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/phosphorus-risk-water-seminar-thursday-127-how-gauge-it

    agricultural management practices to assess the risk of phosphorus movement from soil to water, according to ... Phosphorus Risk Index is a field-based planning tool that integrates soil properties, hydrology and ... a Phosphorus Risk Index Framework in Ohio” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday (1/27) as part of the school’s ...

  10. Fair Flu: It's Nothing to Sneeze At

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/fair-flu-its-nothing-sneeze

    Clinton County Fair in Ohio, where Ohio Department of Agriculture officials discovered IAV-S and fair ... influenza, those under 5, over 65, pregnant or immune-compromised are most at risk. These people should avoid ... pigs and swine barns at fairs. Exhibitors or their family members who are at higher risk should also ...

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