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  1. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of April 5

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-april-5

    Shyville Road. Features Good Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits and ... Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits and vegetables on farms. Presented by ...

  2. Symposium in April to Explore Carbon Sequestration in Urban Green Spaces

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/symposium-april-explore-carbon-sequestration-urban-green-spaces

    lawns, work the soil for home gardens, create landscaping masterpieces, and turn parks into playgrounds. ... sequestration is, the current knowledge on carbon sequestration in urban soils, the view of governmental policy ... Land Use; Assessment of U.S. Urban Soil Carbon Stocks; Influence of Soil Carbon on Soil Properties; ...

  3. Ohio Farmer Dave Brandt talks about Cover Crops & Soil Health

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/video/ohio-farmer-dave-brandt-talks-about-cover-crops-soil-health

    talks about soil health and associated benefits. Cover Crops Videos ...

  4. Managing Colostrum and Waste Milk on Farms with Johne's Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-6/managing-colostrum-and-waste-milk-farms-johnes

    2 to 8 colonies from a 50 ml (cc) milk sample. In recognition of both the potential risk that infected ... identify cows that might be of higher risk of having MAP in their colostrum in order that their colostrum ... in predicting the risk of milk or supramammary lymph node infection." It is important to note ...

  5. Cleveland, Other Cities Could Produce Most of Their Food: Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cleveland-other-cities-could-produce-most-their-food-ohio-state-study

    urban agriculture, with more than 200 community gardens (about 50 acres) in existence and legislation ... " was published online on July 20 by the journal  Cities. "Urban agriculture is becoming very ... gardens, aquaculture or urban farms," said Grewal, who holds appointments with both the ...

  6. Chow Line: Scientists examining risks of raw produce (for 6/29/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-scientists-examining-risks-raw-produce-62908-0

    years. How do fruits and vegetables become contaminated? That's a question researchers nationwide ... harmful bacteria. Plus, we also tend to be more cautious while handling raw meat, reducing risk of ... how those tomatoes were contaminated. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it can ...

  7. Getting that Last Cutting of Alfalf

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalf

    from fall cutting. Forages in well-drained soils will be at lower risk of injury than those with ... the summer will be at lower risk. Any stress (wet soils, potato leafhopper injury, etc.) that weakened ... removal of plant cover increases the risk of frost heaving! Fall cutting should not be practiced on soils ...

  8. Getting the Last Cutting of Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalfa

    well-drained soils will be at lower risk of injury than those with marginal drainage. Fall cutting should not ... built up after harvest. Fields with optimal soil fertility levels (pH, P, and K) are at less risk than ... at lower risk than where leafhoppers caused severe injury. Any stress (like wet soils) that weakened ...

  9. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rain-gardens-beautify-while-protecting-environment

    All it takes is a simple change in design and a slight amendment to the soil, and a garden can be used ... program assistant for Lucas County. "Rain gardens serve their purpose both in rural and urban areas ... of a rain garden is generally four to eight inches deep depending on the type of soil," said ...

  10. Cuyahoga County: Home on the Farm

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cuyahoga-county-home-farm

    redeveloping our communities with community gardens, urban farms and farmers markets," said Marie Barni, ... a number of such projects in the area, not the least of which is the Urban Agriculture Innovation Zone, ... the site is the largest urban agriculture district in the nation. The project was funded in late 2010 ...

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