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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. Seeking the Stink Bug's Natural Enemies

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/seeking-stink-bugs-natural-enemies

    done on stink bugs through Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. ... species of wasp would be great to have,” Welty said.  “The stink bug is a terrible pest in agricultural ... leading the research into the species of stink bugs that prey on soybeans: the green, the brown, the red ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. "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, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Sixth Annual Tour of Gardens Set for July 14

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sixth-annual-tour-gardens-set-july-14

    July 10, 2002 MARYSVILLE, Ohio- The diversity of Union County gardens will be the focus of the ... sixth annual Tour of Gardens to be held July 14. The event, titled "A Patchwork of County ... Gardens," will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The tour is sponsored by Ohio State University Extension ...

  10. 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 ...

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