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  1. OSU Urban Farming Study: What's the Best Way to Turn a Parking Lot into a Garden?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-urban-farming-study-whats-best-way-turn-parking-lot-garden

    place for a garden.   But in urban areas it can be. It tends to be cheap open land. And an Ohio State ... lots in places like Cleveland and Youngstown,” said Kovach, who works at the Ohio Agricultural ... three techniques, which is the best?” His work could boost the use of abandoned urban land. It ...

  2. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of June 6

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-june-6

    Bang! Science Show, 7-8 p.m., John Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural ... Science Show, 7-8 p.m., John Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of June 6: June 8:  Registration deadline for ...

  3. Ohio State’s Overholt Drainage School is March 21-25 in NW Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state%E2%80%99s-overholt-drainage-school-march-21-25-nw-ohio

    developments in soil and water management: Ohio State University’s Overholt Drainage School, to take place ... This comprehensive training program provides continuing education for farmers, land improvement contractors, soil and ... more about the purpose, design, layout, construction and management of soil and water conservation ...

  4. Don’t Overdo Tillage Following Wet Spring, Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/don%E2%80%99t-overdo-tillage-following-wet-spring-harvest

    unusually wet conditions surrounding planting and harvest in 2011 made quite an impact on soil conditions. ... professor emeritus in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering. “Many fields have ... ruts and severe compaction issues.” Comparing soil conditions to those seen in 2009, Reeder noted that ...

  5. National Emerald Ash Borer Research Conference to be Held in Wooster Oct. 12-13

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/national-emerald-ash-borer-research-conference-be-held-wooster-oct-12-13

    ash borer (EAB), a destructive insect responsible for killing millions of ash trees in urban settings and ... Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Previous meetings took place in ... University entomologist, conference organizer and a leading EAB researcher. Research topics featured at the ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Ohio State Experts in Lineup for Ohio Organic Farming Conference: 'Sowing the Seeds of Food Sovereignty'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-experts-lineup-ohio-organic-farming-conference-sowing-seeds-food-sovereignty

    food is produced, and relearning sustainable agriculture practices that nourish our bodies, our ... a leading environmental attorney and the founder and executive director of the Center for Food Safety and ... co-ops, aquaculture, livestock production, season extension, social investing, small-space gardening ...

  8. "Learning Garden" Teaches Landscaping Skills

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learning-garden-teaches-landscaping-skills

    May 1, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Anyone seeking basic landscape garden design skills or wanting a new ... horticulture students are designing a "learning garden," an outdoor laboratory for learning about ... constructed landscapes commonly found in the urban Midwest, around Howlett Hall on the College of Food, ...

  9. Better Hay, Increased Grazing: Learn How at Pasture Field Day June 25 in Piketon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/better-hay-increased-grazing-learn-how-pasture-field-day-june-25-piketon

    leading to a possible reduction in pasture yield and quality in the summer. Learning how to deal with ... Ohio. This free educational event is sponsored by Ohio State University Extension, the Pike County Soil ... and Water Conservation District (SWCD), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources ...

  10. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock-0

    be a way for communities to promote urban gardening, support local foods, and encourage healthier ... compost sock system comparable to in-soil production, that means that we can farm anywhere with high ... soil.” The compost socks are made of mesh materials and filled with compost. The plants are grown in the ...

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