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  1. 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 ...

  2. Organic Mulches May Restore Fertility of Degraded Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/organic-mulches-may-restore-fertility-degraded-soils

    soils in urban areas. Ohio State University researchers are studying the effects of composed yard ... disturbed soils in urban landscapes," said Herms. The researchers are focusing on mulches with a low ... trimmings, as well as a mixture of hardwood bark and composted manure on the health of disturbed soils in ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Science Saturday- Healthy Soils CSI Challenge

    https://ohio4h.org/events/science-saturday-healthy-soils-csi-challenge

    Join us for the final SciSat of the school year and learn why soil is more than just dirt! Dr. Bob ... Horton leads the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience, the Healthy Soils C.S.I. Challenge. You'll test soil ... and build your own small scall no-till planter. Come learn why healthy soil is important when it comes ...

  5. 1970's

    https://ohio4h.org/about/hall-fame/1970s

    donated thousands of hours as well as thousands of dollars to benefit Ohio youth. Edna Hupp Urban children ... have long been of concern to Edna Hupp. IC 1969, she pioneered the urban 4-H program with 13 youngsters ... to start the first Boys and Girls Agricultural Club. It was his insight that started the movement ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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