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  1. A Green Solution to Storm Water Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-solution-storm-water-management

    agriculture and natural resources, is exploring contour infiltration planting (CIP). The technique involves ... rain events. Contour planting is not a new concept. It's a common practice in agriculture to ... reduce soil erosion, and is widely used out West to conserve water in arid regions. But Dyke may have ...

  2. Learn How to Construct a Rain Garden at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-how-construct-rain-garden-farm-science-review

    Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources, will present "Rain Gardens" at 11 a.m. on ... well in your area under the soil and site conditions found in your rain garden-- annuals, perennials, ... August 17, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – When installed properly, rain gardens capture water, reducing ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. CFAES signs Memorandum of Understanding with Northeast Forestry University, China, in commitment to sustainability

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/cfaes-signs-memorandum-understanding-northeast-forestry-university-china-commitment

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Northeast Forestry ...

  6. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of March 3

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-march-3

    Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits and vegetables on farms. Presented by ... 614-688-3479. May 19: Irrigating Urban Gardens, 9 a.m.-noon, Godman Guild, 303 E. 6th St., Columbus. Workshop on ... of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of March 3: March March 3: Planning and Seeding ...

  7. OSU-ACET Index Insurance Program

    https://ipa.osu.edu/worldwide-projects/africa/osu-acet-index-insurance-program

    farmers due to lower default risk for financial institutions, Reduced interest rates for agricultural ... agricultural credit using index insurance The Ohio State University (OSU) and the African Center for Economic ... outreach, and education. OSU/ACET will work closely the Ghana Agricultural Insurance Programme (GAIP), an ...

  8. Extension teams from Ohio State & China’s Ministry of Agriculture Exchange Visits to Expand Knowledge of Agriculture

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/extension-teams-ohio-state-china%E2%80%99s-ministry-agriculture-exchange-visits-expand-knowledge

    in early August for two weeks to exchange knowledge and best practices on urban agriculture. Dr. Mark ... China Agricultural University to explore how China is transforming its urban food systems. China’s need ... for urban-based agriculture is particularly important not only because the nation is the world’s most ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. CFAES Graduate Students Selected for Distinguished Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/cfaes-graduate-students-selected-distinguished-borlaug-summer-institute-global-food-security

    Two graduate students in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) ... agriculture. However, its crop productivity is notoriously affected by climate change. Most of Nepal's ... system, achieving food and nutritional security is one of the long-term agricultural goals for Nepal. ...

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