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  1. About Us

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/about-us

    Raise awareness and understanding about OARDC (Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center) and ... Extension, OARDC and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Work collaboratively with ... a variety of appropriate partners to serve Ohio's agricultural industry, citizens and communities ...

  2. Resources

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/resources

    Federal Elections Commission United States Department of Agriculture Association of Public and Land Grant ... Agriculture Assembly Ohio State University Resources: CFAES Annual Reports and One-Pagers OSU Extension County ...

  3. News: Urban Farm Tours Happening Throughout Columbus

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-urban-farm-tours-happening-throughout-columbus

    outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The Columbus Urban ... turning vacant urban areas into productive, sustainable urban gardens that provide food-insecure residents ... Garden Tour Heirloom Produce uses an approach called regenerative agriculture to produce food in a more ...

  4. 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; ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News: Manure Science Review on August 2

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-manure-science-review-august-2

    PAULDING, Ohio – Farmers who want to learn more about creating fertile soil for crops and how to ... Review on August 2.   The Paulding Soil & Water Conservation District, Ohio State University ... Extension, Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation are collaborating to host ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Leave the Tilling to Mother Nature

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/leave-tilling-mother-nature

    Sundermeier was on the team of OSU soil specialists who traveled to France to lead the workshops there. Cover ... soil scientist, Islam is among the disciples in the movement to convince farmers that plowing their ... fields before they plant or after they harvest harms the health of the soil and its ability to spur ...

  9. Strawberries, Robots and Taste Tests Featured at Berry Field Night

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/strawberries-robots-and-taste-tests-featured-berry-field-night

    University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Since 1999, Bergefurd has researched strawberry ... production, and his current study, which is funded through a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, examines ... April through the end of November outside or in a greenhouse. Bergefurd, who is leading the workshop, ...

  10. Ohio State Experts to Speak at Sustainable Agriculture Conference

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-state-experts-speak-sustainable-agriculture-conference

    the event, which is Feb. 9-11 in Dayton, the largest sustainable agriculture conference in Ohio. It ... presenters — most of them from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences — will speak on ... topics such as cover crops, local meats, food policy and soil organic matter. They’ll be, for example, ...

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