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  1. Upcoming Events Focused on Preparedness

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2018/emergency-management/upcoming-events-focused-preparedness

    environmental contributors that lead to increased fungus in the agricultural work sector. Wet conditions may ... lead to concerns of mold, to remediate link to CDC information by visiting ... as a time to focus on the lessons of fire prevention. The leading messages to reduce risk to fire: ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. USDA’s Bartuska visits Ohio, CFAES

    https://alumni.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/june-2015/cfaes-news/usda%E2%80%99s-bartuska-visits-ohio-cfaes

    OSU Extension’s support of urban farming; visited USDA-ARS’s Soil Drainage Research Unit in the ... prestigious Wolf Prize in Agriculture, becoming the first woman and first Ohio State scientist to be so ... Agricultural Engineering Building in Columbus; met with Gwen Wofford in CFAES’s Government Relations office; ...

  4. OSU Extension: Ohioline

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2018/safety-resource-spotlight/osu-extension-ohioline

    agricultural safety fact sheets can be accessed, as well as hundreds of OSU Extension fact sheets covering ... a wide array of subjects such as agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, ... Agricultural safety fact sheets can be found by searching key words such as: agricultural safety, farm, safety, ...

  5. Cultivating the Seeds of Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2018/thoughts-editor/cultivating-seeds-safety

    Dee Jepsen – State Agricultural Safety and Health Leader Each September, rural America observes ... theme is “Cultivating the Seeds of Safety,” which suggests agricultural producers should take time for ... healthy meals. Unfortunately many agricultural workers also accept injuries as part of the job, and part ...

  6. Rain Barrels and Gardening: Attend Free Event this Sunday in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rain-barrels-and-gardening-attend-free-event-sunday-columbus

    barrel gardening expert. Additionally, there will be other master gardeners on hand to lead tours of ... university’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) are the sponsors. Future gardening ... June 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Learn about rain barrels and their use in backyard gardening ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. A Green Solution to Storm Water Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-solution-storm-water-management

    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 ...

  10. 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. ...

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