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  1. Heroes Garden Graduation

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/heroes-garden-graduation

    participated in classroom sessions on urban farming and gardening topics in the early spring and then planted ... Eighteen active duty military veterans recently graduated from a five month farming and gardening ... training program called the Heroes Garden. The project was a collaboration between the Franklin County ...

  2. Keep the Garden & the Harvest Alive Over Winter Workshop

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/keep-garden-harvest-alive-over-winter-workshop

    , community gardener and urban farmer to continue the harvest or to improve their soil. Come learn how to over ... Ohio is a four-season growing environment and winter is a great time for the backyard gardener ... winter vegetables as well as plant cover crops for soil improvement. The class is free and open to the ...

  3. Ohio Master Urban Farmer Workshop Series

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/ohio-master-urban-farmer-workshop-series

    several books, light refreshments each evening, one free soil test, and an urban farm bus tour. This ... The Ohio Master Urban Farmer Workshop Series is an intensive educational program developed by OSU ... market all kinds of food products in an urban environment. While the workshop content will be ...

  4. Day in the Life with Avery Williamson

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/day-life-avery-williamson

    experience sparked Joyona’s interest in agriculture. A once in a lifetime experience was spent with New York ... the garden. She said, “this taught me how much hard work it takes to be a farmer.”  Which is exactly ...

  5. Livestock Exposure Could Help Babies' Immune Systems

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/august-2019/livestock-exposure-could-help-babies-immune-systems

    babies were far more diverse—in a beneficial way—than what was found in urban babies’ intestines. And, in ... a first-of-its-kind experiment, they found evidence of how a healthier gut microbiome might lead to more robust ... necessarily a good thing,” said the study’s co-lead author  Zhongtang Yu, a professor of microbiology in Ohio ...

  6. The Columbus Dispatch Fall Home & Garden Show

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/columbus-dispatch-fall-home-garden-show

    Be sure to stop by and visit the Franklin County Master Gardeners at The Columbus Dispatch Fall ... Home & Garden Show. They'll be on hand to answer your gardening questions. Please click here ...

  7. Field Wilting Corn for Silage Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/field-wilting-corn-silage-harvest

    severe soil contamination. Also, be sure to test the moisture content (using a microwave oven or Koster ... aspects on field wilting corn from Dr. Kevin Shinners, Professor of Agricultural Engineering in the ... dry more quickly and uniformly, but it also exposes more of the crop to soil contamination (see ...

  8. Clinton County Harvest Outlook and Farm Bill Program

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/clinton-county-harvest-outlook-and-farm-bill-program

    Management, Director, CFAES OSU Extension •    Ben Brown- Assistant Professor Dept. AEDE, CFAES- Agricultural ... •    Tony Nye – CFAES, OSE Extension Educator Agriculture & Natural Resources Registration Needed: ...

  9. Late Season Foliar Diseases Have Started in Soybeans

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-30/late-season-foliar-diseases-have-started-soybeans

    mid-June, soil temperatures were still relatively cold this year and I won’t relive how much rain we had, ...

  10. Time to Take a Last Cutting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/time-take-last-cutting

    because our surviving stands have suffered a great deal of wet soil stress this year. Adding the stress of ... of stand, soil fertility, variety, and soil moisture that affect the level of that risk. For those ... especially soil potassium levels, and a soil pH near 6.8 will improve plant health and increase tolerance to ...

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