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  1. A Peek into the World Beneath Our Feet

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/peek-world-beneath-our-feet

    Brian McSpadden Gardener, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research ... soil." Gardener said that maintaining a healthy soil community can be achieved largely by managing the ... crops," said Gardener. "It's impressive to think that by simply managing soil carbon, you can ...

  2. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock-0

    be a way for communities to promote urban gardening, support local foods, and encourage healthier ... compost sock system comparable to in-soil production, that means that we can farm anywhere with high ... soil.” The compost socks are made of mesh materials and filled with compost. The plants are grown in the ...

  3. Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $200,000 for Sustainability Efforts on OSU Farm/Research Facility

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-epa-awards-nearly-200000-sustainability-efforts-osu-farmresearch-facility

    Environmental Protection Agency and local matching dollars totaling $132,456 will enable the Franklin Soil and ... Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory (2433 Carmack Rd.). The projects will serve as application tools ... for current and future farmers and showcase environmental stewardship for students, faculty and urban ...

  4. OSU Extension Event to Bring the Green Industry to NW Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-event-bring-green-industry-nw-ohio

    July 29, 2005 TOLEDO, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension, along with a fledgling garden and ... registration is $20 for the day. The event is sponsored by Ohio State Extension Agricultural Business ... Northwest Ohio Landscape Garden Association-- the first organization of its kind to support green industry ...

  5. More GMO Corn Increasing Risk of Crop Contamination

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/more-gmo-corn-increasing-risk-crop-contamination

    increasing in Ohio, the risk of contaminating non-GMO corn through pollination is becoming more of a concern. ... more familiar with planting practices that prevent contamination by pollen from nearby GMO corn fields. ... Science. “Most of the corn growers in Ohio are not too concerned about whether their corn is contaminated ...

  6. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Feb. 17

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-feb-17

    Features Good Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits and vegetables on ... St., Chesterhill. Features Good Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Feb. 17: February Feb. 17: Registration ...

  7. Learn about Online First Detector Training at Conservation Tillage Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-about-online-first-detector-training-conservation-tillage-conference

    Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural ... or locally occurring high-risk pests that could spell trouble for the nation's crops and ... provide an update on high-risk and high-consequence pests of concern to Ohio and surrounding states. ...

  8. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock

    to in-soil production, that means that we can farm anywhere with high tunnels using this system as ... the growing medium," said Bergefurd. "You won't need soil." The compost socks are ... vegetables are not easily accessible. "Since you don't need soil, you don't need a field or ...

  9. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of June 6

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-june-6

    Bang! Science Show, 7-8 p.m., John Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural ... Science Show, 7-8 p.m., John Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of June 6: June 8:  Registration deadline for ...

  10. Chow Line: Keep viruses at bay by washing hands (for 9/9/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-keep-viruses-bay-washing-hands-9907-0

    contaminated, but ready-to-eat foods, such as salads, cut fruit and deli meats, are among the most common. ... outbreaks have been associated with ice made from contaminated water. Noroviruses are also called ... illness is usually relatively mild, but cases can be more serious. Those most at risk for severe illness ...

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