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  1. Market Gardener Training Program

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/events/market-gardener-training-program-23

    Extension’s Urban Agriculture Program in Cuyahoga County.  This ten-week program provides a foundation for ... urban agriculture and small business development to prepare participants to start their own enterprises ... notified). In this training, participants will gain a strong foundation in: Urban Agriculture ...

  2. CFAES names Ahmed Yousef one of three 2020–2021 Distinguished Professors

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/cfaes-names-ahmed-yousef-one-three-2020%E2%80%932021-distinguished-professors

    By the CFAES News Team. COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural ... Professors of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, recognizing the excellence of their work in the ... of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership  (ACEL) and executive director of Academic ...

  3. Soil Health Winter Seminar Series

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/soil-health-winter-seminar-series

    improve soil health and measure impact on crop yield and farm profitability. Thursdays, January 14 – March ... Soil Health Pay? Soil Health and Your Farm, Farmer Panel, Nathan Brown, Matt Falb, and Les Seiler 0.5 ... NM CCA CEUs January 21-  What Can Soil Health Tests Tell You? Steve Culman 0.5 NM CCA CEUs January 28 ...

  4. Study Looks at Soil Health Perceptions in the Agricultural Community

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/study-looks-soil-health-perceptions-agricultural-community-0

    took a closer look at how the agricultural community perceives and accesses soil health. Results of the ... How do you define "soil health"? How does that compare to the ways others might define ... study are available at   Soil Health Nexus,  a university-led team dedicated to increasing access to ...

  5. Sheryl Barringer honored as Food Systems Leadership Institute Fellow

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/sheryl-barringer-honored-food-systems-leadership-institute-fellow

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in Economics and Sustainability (AEDE), and Dr. Shannon Washburn, ... Professor and Chair, Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL). The FSLI is ... selection to lead high-profile initiatives, election to university-wide leadership posts, and other ...

  6. Soil Organic Matter

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/soil-organic-matter

    to soil health. enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less water stress ... during both dry and wet periods; provides better conditions and a food source for soil biota, leading to ... THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Increased soil organic matter provides numberous related benefits ...

  7. Drainage

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/drainage

    THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Many Ohio soils have heavy clay contents which can lead to slow ... Increased soil organic matter enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less water ... structure. Soil compaction Working your soils while wet can lead to soil compaction, which will intensify ...

  8. Water Holding Capacity

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/water-holding-capacity

    be a problem, leading to standing water, erosion, and nutrient loss. A soil with a low water holding ... THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Water holding capacity is the amount of water a soil can hold for ... capacity will have a narrow window between too much and not enough moisture. Both conditions lead to poor ...

  9. Summer Sprout

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/community-gardening/community-gardening-program-0

    The Summer Sprout Community Garden program can help! Gardens enrolled in Summer Sprout are ... eligible for soil testing, soil amendments, tilling services, plants, seeds, materials for raised beds (if ... eligible), technical assistance and education. Existing community gardens interested in expanding may also be ...

  10. December 2020 Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/newsletter/food-science-and-technology-news/december-2020-highlights

    Professor of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences honors colleagues at the rank of Professor who ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Dr. Yael Vodovotz serves as the director of CAFFRE. Dr. Lynn ...

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