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  1. Insect Night, a free family event

    https://entomology.osu.edu/events/insect-night-free-family-event

    kids of all ages and their families at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), ...

  2. Parwinder Grewal

    https://entomology.osu.edu/our-people/parwinder-grewal

    urban gardens and vacant lots.  Landscape and Urban Planning 104, 238-244. An, R. & Grewal, P.S. ... strategies for peri-urban vegetable production on soil properties, nematode community, and tomato ... community gardens and vacant lots in two post-industrial American cities. Urban Ecosystems 14, 181-190. ...

  3. Environmental Professionals Network

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events

    our state’s leading universities to help the Ohio EPA assess whether the open waters of Lake Erie met federal ...

  4. News: Manure Science Review on August 2

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-manure-science-review-august-2

    PAULDING, Ohio – Farmers who want to learn more about creating fertile soil for crops and how to ... Review on August 2.   The Paulding Soil & Water Conservation District, Ohio State University ... Extension, Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation are collaborating to host ...

  5. Low-impact Lawn Care

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/low-impact-lawns

    wildlife including native planting, rain barrels, and rain gardens. REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS IN URBAN ... lawn care utilizes practices like soil testing, water conservation, careful cultural practices and ... soil and use simple steps such as soil testing.   Photo credit: ...

  6. Leave the Tilling to Mother Nature

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/leave-tilling-mother-nature

    Sundermeier was on the team of OSU soil specialists who traveled to France to lead the workshops there. Cover ... soil scientist, Islam is among the disciples in the movement to convince farmers that plowing their ... fields before they plant or after they harvest harms the health of the soil and its ability to spur ...

  7. Strawberries, Robots and Taste Tests Featured at Berry Field Night

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/strawberries-robots-and-taste-tests-featured-berry-field-night

    University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Since 1999, Bergefurd has researched strawberry ... production, and his current study, which is funded through a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, examines ... April through the end of November outside or in a greenhouse. Bergefurd, who is leading the workshop, ...

  8. Our Extension Specialists

    https://entomology.osu.edu/extension-outreach/our-specialists

    Mary Gardiner Biological Control, Buckeye Lady Beetle Blitz, Urban Agriculture, Urban Green ... Infrastructure Management gardiner.29@osu.edu Casey Hoy Agricultural Ecosystem Management, Agricultural Economic ...

  9. Promoting Infiltration

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/promoting-infiltration

    should not be removed (A New Way: Restoring Habitat in Urban Watersheds, Wayne County Michigan DEQ, ... rain, storms, your garden hose, etc. to soak into the ground instead of running into nearby streams, ... line to prevent soil erosion and increase the ground?s capacity to absorb water.  Many home lawns are ...

  10. Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    and how they may help reduce nutrient losses from agricultural lands while improving soil quality. ... lead to algae blooms in lake environments. Jim Hoorman will review the latest research on cover crops ...

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