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

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/clever-rabbits-or-not-parking-lot-farm-seeing-results

    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.” ...

  2. Some Soil Bacteria Protect Soybeans From Root Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/some-soil-bacteria-protect-soybeans-root-diseases

    Gardener, a plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, is studying ... agronomist Jim Beuerlein, McSpadden Gardener has identified two bacterial genotypes specific to Ohio soils ... bacteria. McSpadden Gardener said soil type, bacterium genotype, soybean variety, weather and production ...

  3. Work in Plant Disease Biocontrol Earns OARDC Researcher Spot in World Class South Korean Program

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/work-plant-disease-biocontrol-earns-oardc-researcher-spot-world-class-south-korean

    Agricultural Research and Development Center is providing his expertise in biological control of plant diseases ... participation in that nation's World Class University Program.   Brian McSpadden Gardener is collaborating ... to bioenvironmental control. In addition to the research, McSpadden Gardener is teaching ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. What's on Tap at Manure Science Review?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/whats-tap-manure-science-review

    Department of Agriculture, and Steve Searson of the Logan Soil and Water Conservation District on how manure ... Natural Resources’ Division of Soil and Water Resources on field evaluation as a management tool. Keep ... from hard surfaces. Frank Gibbs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Christine Pence of the Ohio ...

  6. She Leads Ohio's Master Gardeners: 'I Love Their Enthusiasm and Dedication'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/she-leads-ohios-master-gardeners-i-love-their-enthusiasm-and-dedication

    for Veggies" program); lead hands-on summer sessions for junior gardeners in grades 1 through ... Extension's Master Gardener Volunteer Program, she works with what's she keen on-- people and plants. She ... Gardener volunteers receive 50 hours of training from OSU Extension horticulture experts. In return, they ...

  7. Researchers Working to Improve Crop Production in India

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-working-improve-crop-production-india

    Ohio State University soil scientist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, is the ... recipient of a two-year $60,000 U.S.-India Agricultural Knowledge Initiative (AKI) grant focusing on ... "On-Farm Water Management for Rain-Fed Agriculture on Benchmark Watersheds in Five Diverse Eco-Regions of ...

  8. Plant-Associated Bacteria Can Improve Crop Health in Acidic Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/plant-associated-bacteria-can-improve-crop-health-acidic-soils

    June 4, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Common plant-associated bacteria, best known to suppress soil ... -borne root diseases, now have been found to boost corn yields in low-pH soils. The discovery made by Ohio ... improving plant health in acidic soil conditions. "No one in the past has identified such ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Conference Offers Training for Crop Advisers and Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conference-offers-training-crop-advisers-and-farmers

    build up soil quality which will lead to higher yields." This year's conference will host more ... consultants and farmers who want to learn more about agricultural soil quality and how to improve it, Reeder ... OSU Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Northwest Ohio Soil and Water ...

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