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  1. New, Better Way to Farm in Cities? Talk is Friday (1/21) at OSU

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-better-way-farm-cities-talk-friday-121-osu

    January 19, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new, nature-based growing system can help urban farmers grow ... Columbus campus or in 121 Fisher Auditorium at the university’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ... Entomology, leads Ohio State’s Ohio Integrated Pest Management Program, and holds joint appointments with ...

  2. Nutrient Management Key to Reducing Dissolved Phosphorus in Lake Erie

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nutrient-management-key-reducing-dissolved-phosphorus-lake-erie

    Agronomic Crops Team. “From an agricultural standpoint, we changed tillage practices, which reduced the ... total loading going into the lake from agriculture. We cleaned up the phosphorous and had a very healthy ... Department of Agriculture (ODA) credits those farmers for succeeding in cutting phosphorus use in half, while ...

  3. Fight Back Against Emerald Ash Borer; Inventory Community Trees

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fight-back-against-emerald-ash-borer-inventory-community-trees

    County will host a Tree Inventory Program on Sept. 16 to walk master gardeners, local legislators, state ... emerald ash borer on the urban forest," said Cindy Meyer, an Ohio State University Extension educator ... in agriculture and natural resources. "This data helps communities anticipate cost, work force, ...

  4. Jan. 27: Free OSU Webinar on Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/jan-27-free-osu-webinar-algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    practices lead to algal blooms in lakes. Jim Hoorman, an agriculture and natural resources educator in OSU ... nutrient losses from farmland while improving soil quality. The series is designed for people who work to ... stormwater managers, Extension educators, Soil and Water Conservation District technicians, water resource ...

  5. New Biological Control Book Brainchild of Ohio State Scientist

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-biological-control-book-brainchild-ohio-state-scientist

    Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), who served as its lead editor. The other two editors are ... of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service. The book was released in December 2005 by CABI ... Publishing, a British-based leading disseminator of research in the life sciences. Pest-killing nematodes are ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. "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, ...

  10. 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 ...

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