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  1. Grewal Receives University Distinction

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grewal-receives-university-distinction

    contributions to the mitigation of insect pests in both agricultural and urban settings. His work, which ... Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, and also has an appointment with Ohio State ... conditions that will favor their performance. Grewal, an internationally known leader in urban entomology, ...

  2. 100 Lbs. of Potatoes From 4 Sq. Ft.? Learn How in Columbus Aug. 14

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/100-lbs-potatoes-4-sq-ft-learn-how-columbus-aug-14

    gardeners will be on hand to lead tours of the Project’s garden and to answer vegetable-gardening questions. ... August 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- On Sunday, Aug. 14, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable ... Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its last gardening program of the season from noon-1 p.m. ...

  3. Insects Munching On Your Garden? Learn How to Control Them July 10 in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/insects-munching-your-garden-learn-how-control-them-july-10-columbus

    hand to lead a tour of the Project’s garden and to answer various vegetable-gardening questions.   The ... July 5, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research ... and Development Center (OARDC) are sponsoring a field day for home gardeners this Sunday, July 10, on ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. A Green Solution to Storm Water Management

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    agriculture and natural resources, is exploring contour infiltration planting (CIP). The technique involves ... rain events. Contour planting is not a new concept. It's a common practice in agriculture to ... reduce soil erosion, and is widely used out West to conserve water in arid regions. But Dyke may have ...

  7. City Gardeners: Learn How to Get Big Results from Small Spaces at Free May 15 Event in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/city-gardeners-learn-how-get-big-results-small-spaces-free-may-15-event-columbus

    of expertise on the topic. Additionally, there will be other master gardeners on hand to lead tours ... May 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- This Sunday, May 15, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable ... Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its first event of the year at the Waterman Agriculture ...

  8. Secrest Arboretum Head Named Honorary Member of Garden Club of America

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/secrest-arboretum-head-named-honorary-member-garden-club-america

    educational programs leading to associate degrees in agriculture, horticulture, environmental sciences, ... Secrest Arboretum in Wooster, has been named an honorary member of The Garden Club of America,  one of the ... Bulbs. The Akron Garden Club, a member of the GCA, nominated Cochran for the recognition. Cochran has 47 ...

  9. Learn How to Construct a Rain Garden at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-how-construct-rain-garden-farm-science-review

    Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources, will present "Rain Gardens" at 11 a.m. on ... well in your area under the soil and site conditions found in your rain garden-- annuals, perennials, ... August 17, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – When installed properly, rain gardens capture water, reducing ...

  10. Symposium to Focus on Reponsible Urban Land-Use Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/symposium-focus-reponsible-urban-land-use-management

    carbon sequestration in urban soils, the view of governmental policy and position, the role of carbon ... ecosystems. Some agenda topics include: The Changing Face of Urban Land Use; Assessment of U.S. Urban Soil ... populations increase, urban centers are becoming the areas of choice for residents. But with increasing ...

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