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  1. 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; ...

  2. Free 'Growing Our Own' Gardening Workshops in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/free-growing-our-own-gardening-workshops-columbus

    9 a.m. to noon, Irrigating Urban Gardens. Larry Brown and Angelica Huerta from Ohio State University will ... lead this hands-on workshop on building irrigation systems that allow gardeners to grow higher-yielding ... and enhance the soil. Veteran garden educator Mike Hogan of OSU Extension will discuss building soil ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Asiatic Garden Beetle Causing Damage to Ohio Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/asiatic-garden-beetle-causing-damage-ohio-corn

    Elevated numbers can lead to a greater chance of Asiatic garden beetle white grub feeding damage. “None of ... finding Asiatic garden beetle grubs that have caused some stand losses, said Ron Hammond, who also has an ... appointment with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. What’s surprising about this is that ...

  7. National Speakers Headline Carbon Sequestration Symposium April 14

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/national-speakers-headline-carbon-sequestration-symposium-april-14

    areas: benchmarking soil carbon sequestration; urban lawns; urban forests; economics; and political and ... on carbon sequestration in urban soils, the view of governmental policy and position, the role of ... Quality in Urban Landscapes." • Elizabeth Guertal, Agronomy and Soils, Auburn University, ...

  8. OARDC Announces 2008 Grad Student Poster Winners

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-announces-2008-grad-student-poster-winners-1

    "Exploring the Frontiers of Urban Soil Ecology: Influence of the Length of Urbanization Period on Soil ... April 18, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio — Here are the winners of the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... Pathology, "Potential Regulation of Ectomycorrhizae by Paper Birch in Response to Soil Type and ...

  9. Explore Change of Ohio's Forests During Soils Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/explore-change-ohios-forests-during-soils-conference

    the emerald ash borer to agriculture to urban development at the 28th annual Central States Forest ... soils in the urban environment and how those factors influence the survival, growth, and performance of ... Soils Conference.   The event will take place Oct. 14-Oct. 16 in Bellville, Ohio, and is sponsored by ...

  10. 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 ...

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