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  1. New Ohio State Swank Chair to Tackle Rural-Urban Issues

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-ohio-state-swank-chair-tackle-rural-urban-issues

    with the other." The role of the Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy is to develop and lead ... rural-urban interdependencies is just one of the goals of Ohio State University's newly appointed C. ... William Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy. The Swank Program conducts research and education on issues ...

  2. Clever Rabbits or Not, Parking Lot Farm Is Seeing Results

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    June 18, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Even a garden in the middle of a parking lot can have a problem with ... garden on an old asphalt parking lot in Wooster in northeast Ohio. “I actually saw one leave (the ... garden),” Kovach said. “It pushed its way right out. They were using the wire on the gate as a trap door.” ...

  3. Chadwick Arboretum Fundraiser Sale Sept. 7-9

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chadwick-arboretum-fundraiser-sale-sept-7-9

    especially if they are purchased in real soil such as those sold at Scioto Gardens," Maloney said. ... Scioto Gardens also adds specialized mycorrhizae fungal spores to the soil that penetrate the root hairs ... in real soil can be planted much later into the fall season. Scioto Gardens specializes in both ...

  4. Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-26m-nsf-grant-unique-research-africas-threatened-sahel-region

    agriculturally dependent region is threatened with desertification and soil degradation that reduce crop productivity and ... also expect this research could lead to a new way to remediate polluted soils by taking advantage of ... March 22, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ...

  5. High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-tech-rain-garden-nets-oardc-innovator-award

    Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The award honors innovation and entrepreneurship by OARDC ... honored for developing and patenting a biphasic bioretention system, an advanced type of rain garden, for ... runoff costs cities in Ohio and elsewhere billions of dollars a year to manage. “The biphasic rain garden ...

  6. Learn More about Rain Gardens at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-more-about-rain-gardens-farm-science-review

    rain garden on the grounds of the Lawrence G. Vance Soil and Water Conservation Park along Friday ... Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts to educate visitors how properly constructed rain gardens ... Another aspect of a rain garden is its design, which involves creating a depression or dish in the soil ...

  7. Busy Soil Microbes Provide Macro Field Benefits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/busy-soil-microbes-provide-macro-field-benefits

    May 3, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- Adding organic amendments to agricultural fields stimulates soil ... Gardener, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ... understood. There are hundreds to thousands of microbial species in agricultural soils, and we are just ...

  8. Waterman a Model for Water Conservation

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/waterman-model-water-conservation

    June 16, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Agricultural run-off into surface waters is one of the leading ... a Conservation Construction Field Day at Ohio State's Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Lab June ... 25-26 in Columbus, Ohio. Members of OLICA will be installing several soil and water conservation designs ...

  9. Treating Ash Trees Viable Option for Homeowners, Municipalities: Ohio State Experts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/treating-ash-trees-viable-option-homeowners-municipalities-ohio-state-experts

    members of the Coalition for Urban Ash Tree Conservation-- a group of university researchers, municipal ... only choice they have,” said Herms, who has appointments with both the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... urban forests as much as possible. Valued for their shade, ash trees represent anywhere from 10 percent ...

  10. Ohio State University experts research new, innovative, sustainable ways to manage pests

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-experts-research-new-innovative-sustainable-ways-manage-pests

    in other parts of the state.  ·         Consumer/urban: Master Gardener training to help identify ... biological control agents.  ·         Specialty crop and urban agriculture: working with vegetable growers to ... a recently renewed, three-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of ...

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