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  1. Turning a weed into a profit-yielding crop

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/turning-weed-profit-yielding-crop

    Alayna DeMartini COLUMBUS, Ohio—People who garden may know about pennycress.  It’s also called ... Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) just began ... protect their fields from erosion in fall and winter. And it could lead to extra money in spring when ...

  2. What's the Deal with Composting? Here's the Breakdown

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/whats-deal-composting-heres-breakdown

    The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (S.A.R.E.) publication “Building Soils for Better ... and then it turns to soil, right? Wrong! This synopsis of composting just barely scrapes the surface ... of people began to transition from “hunters and gatherers” to agriculturally based societies. During ...

  3. 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 ...   Water Control Structures   Read more Agricultural Best Management Practices   Soil compaction Soil ... drainage. Adding soil organic matter increases the soil’s water-holding capacity over time.  Organic Matter ...

  4. Alumni Career Spotlight: Tiffany Atkinson

    https://senr.osu.edu/node/9683

    Fishes in Urban Environments,” focused on fisheries research in Ohio streams. I also completed research ... this group I helped organize a community-based event for urban families to learn how to fish ... for Pathways positions as students or recent graduates. These positions can lead to permanent federal ...

  5. Do's and Dont's for Getting Your Yard and Garden Ready for Winter

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dos-and-donts-getting-your-yard-and-garden-ready-winter

    branches. You may also find interest in working the soil in your flower beds and gardens before the ground ... outside. For those who spent a lot of time working around the yard and garden this summer, and many maybe ... excess soil. Spread the bulbs/corms out on some newspaper in a well-ventilated area for a week or so to ...

  6. Study finds health trade-offs for wildlife as urbanization expands

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/study-finds-health-trade-offs-wildlife-urbanization-expands

    wildlife as urbanization expands Research on tree swallows suggests city living may offer advantages, but ... suggests. But urban life comes with a big trade-off – health hazards linked to poorer water quality. ... larval stages in contaminated water – than their counterparts breeding in less urban areas. The study was ...

  7. CFAES dean reappointed to Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-dean-reappointed-ohio-livestock-care-standards-board

    penalties. Leading the board is Dorothy Pelanda, director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Members ... of agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... “Within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, we take our land-grant mission ...

  8. Alumni Career Spotlight: Lyndsi Hersch

    https://senr.osu.edu/node/9684

    running public programs, leading tours, and answering questions all over the Zoo. What did you do ...

  9. ARC and PLC Statewide Webinar

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/arc-and-plc-statewide-webinar

    The 2018 Farm Bill reauthorized the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) ...

  10. Seminar for the Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Sustainability and Ecological Engineering

    https://senr.osu.edu/events/seminar-assistant-professor-professional-practice-sustainability-and-ecological-engineering

    of the challenges to the sustainable management of our natural resources in urban and rural areas. ...

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