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  1. Clever Rabbits or Not, Parking Lot Farm Is Seeing Results

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/clever-rabbits-or-not-parking-lot-farm-seeing-results

    June 18, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Even a garden in the middle of a parking lot can have a problem with ... garden on an old asphalt parking lot in Wooster in northeast Ohio. “I actually saw one leave (the ... garden),” Kovach said. “It pushed its way right out. They were using the wire on the gate as a trap door.” ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Some Soil Bacteria Protect Soybeans From Root Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/some-soil-bacteria-protect-soybeans-root-diseases

    Gardener, a plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, is studying ... agronomist Jim Beuerlein, McSpadden Gardener has identified two bacterial genotypes specific to Ohio soils ... bacteria. McSpadden Gardener said soil type, bacterium genotype, soybean variety, weather and production ...

  4. High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-tech-rain-garden-nets-oardc-innovator-award

    Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The award honors innovation and entrepreneurship by OARDC ... honored for developing and patenting a biphasic bioretention system, an advanced type of rain garden, for ... runoff costs cities in Ohio and elsewhere billions of dollars a year to manage. “The biphasic rain garden ...

  5. Know the Production Risks with Continuous Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-production-risks-continuous-corn

    insect risks by planting Bt rootworm hybrids, or using seed/soil insecticides. Scout fields for cutworm ... potential problems with insect and diseases. However, some Ohio growers are willing to accept the risks of ... to help reduce the risks under continuous corn production. "Many agronomists do not recommend ...

  6. Nematode Species Effective Biological Control of Slugs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nematode-species-effective-biological-control-slugs

    of grey garden slugs, and Ohio State University researchers are hoping to find the species in the ... State University entomologist who conducts research on parasitic nematodes. Grey garden slugs are ... mollusk pests that will feed on just about anything growing in an agricultural field- corn, wheat, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Ohio Wheat Could Be at Risk for Head Scab, if Rain Coincides with Flowering

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-wheat-could-be-risk-head-scab-if-rain-coincides-flowering

    May 20, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio wheat could be facing a risk of head scab if any rain, coupled ... pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. "We expect wheat to be flowering ... mid to late this week or early next week, and if it rains during that time, we might have a high risk ...

  9. Researchers: Food May Be Source of C. diff Infections

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-food-may-be-source-c-diff-infections

    illness is leading researchers to suspect that contaminated foods might be contributing to the problem. ... immuno-compromised individuals are most at risk. Although no cases as yet have been specifically linked with food, ... Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, the outreach ...

  10. Chow Line: Reduce risk linked to fresh produce (for 10/23/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-reduce-risk-linked-fresh-produce-102311

    supposed to protect yourself against that kind of contamination? You’ve identified a problem that has ... fruits and vegetables, that aren’t cooked first? You can take some common-sense steps to reduce your risk ... (see below), but some risk still exists. The type of bacteria associated with the cantaloupe outbreak, ...

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