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  1. Backyard gardeners give Ohio State agriculture researchers a hand in pollination study

    https://entomology.osu.edu/news/backyard-gardeners-give-ohio-state-agriculture-researchers-hand-pollination-study

    Agriculture. But what about small-scale agricultural endeavors, such as suburban backyards and urban community ... gardens? That's what Mary Gardiner and her colleagues at Ohio State University's Agricultural ... percent of their honeybees this past winter, according to the state Department of Agriculture. Nationwide, ...

  2. Evaluating the Performance of Stream Restoration Projects in Ohio

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/stream-systems/evaluating-performance-stream-restoration-projects-ohio

    Mecklenburg discusses the criteria used to evaluate ecological integrity, factors that lead to project success ... study site locations at the ODNR Division of Soil and Water Resources website: ...

  3. Ottowa River Coalition

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/profiles-watershed-leadership/ottowa-river-coalition

    counties in NW Ohio. Most of the land in the watershed is agricultural, but there are significant urbanized ... Allen Soil and Water Conservation District office on October 7 was a large meeting room full of ... shared with me that day about their experiences leading a collaborative watershed initiative. Lesson #1: ...

  4. Hops Conference to Feature New Harvester, Prototype Trellis System

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/hops-conference-feature-new-harvester-prototype-trellis-system

    harvest efficiency and the timeliness of harvesting, which leads to a better-quality hop,” Bergefurd said. ... for the Hop Yard Growing Cover Crops to Improve Soil Health, Nutrient and Soil Quality Hop Plant ... Centers are part of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ...

  5. Report Shows How to Say Goodbye to Harmful Algal Blooms

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/report-shows-how-say-goodbye-harmful-algal-blooms

    likely be applied to other agriculturally dominated watersheds with similar slopes, soil types, crop ... past. A new  report  shows that if farmers apply agricultural best management practices (BMPs) on half ... maintaining agricultural productivity,” said Jay Martin, ecological engineer in The Ohio State University’s ...

  6. Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/hamilton-county-soil-and-water-conservation-district

    County Soil & Water Conservation District is a legal subdivision of the State of Ohio responsible for ... the conservation of natural resources within Hamilton County, Ohio. We have a special emphasis on soil ...

  7. Asiatic Garden Beetle Could be Cause for Concern for Northern Ohio Corn

    https://entomology.osu.edu/news/asiatic-garden-beetle-could-be-cause-concern-northern-ohio-corn

    sandier soils reported last year finding Asiatic garden beetle grubs that caused some stand losses, he ... Last year was the first known instance of Asiatic garden beetle grubs causing significant stand ... the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.  Growers who planted corn following soybeans in ...

  8. Shannon Thomas

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/people/shannon-thomas

    Shannon Thomas Office Administrative Associate 2120 Fyffe Rd., Agricultural Admin Building 240 ...

  9. How Good Nutrition Can Combat Effects of Lead in Water

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/how-good-nutrition-can-combat-effects-lead-water

    contaminated soil. Lead poisoning can cause cognitive delays and behavior problems, and can harm the brain, ... COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Children are especially susceptible to the dangers of ingesting lead from ... diet, especially that they get enough calcium, iron and vitamin C.  “The best defense against lead for ...

  10. Conservation Easements

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/conservation-easements

    environmental outcomes on the land. An agricultural easement is a specific type of conservation easement.  It is ... conservation outcomes, it likely encourages continued agricultural use of the land.  An agricultural easement ... the farmer to continue using the land for agriculture. For additional discussion see OSU Extension ...

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