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  1. EPN Hosting Program on Lead in Ohio's Water

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/epn-hosting-program-lead-ohios-water

    Protection Agency’s Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, will present “Lead in Drinking Water: Ohio Leads ... and Natural Resources, part of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Baker, ... who’s an alumnus of the school, will talk about lead in water pipes, its prevalence in Ohio — such as ...

  2. Upcoming Events from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/upcoming-events-college-food-agricultural-and-environmental-sciences

    farmoffice.osu.edu/osu-income-tax-schools/2017-income-tax-schools. 9  Agricultural Policy and Outlook Meeting,  Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred ... aede.osu.edu/events/agricultural-policy-and-outlook-meeting. 13-14  Income Tax School, Ohio State University Extension,  Presidential Banquet Center, 4548 ...

  3. Managing Nutrients in Agricultural Watersheds

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/watershed-management/managing-nutrients-agricultural-watersheds

    Nutrient runoff from agricultural watersheds presents a challenge for watershed managers as well ... (SENR), will discuss the Phosphorus Risk Index, a field-based planning tool that integrates soil ... properties, hydrology and agricultural management practices to assess the risk of phosphorus movement from ...

  4. Lead

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1520

    GENERAL INFORMATION Lead is a toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and ... around homes. Even at low levels, lead may cause a range of health effects including behavioral problems ... the brain is developing. The primary source of lead exposure for most children is lead-based paint in ...

  5. CFAES Announces New Director of Government Affairs

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cfaes-announces-new-director-government-affairs

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... national levels, he also agricultural roots from a childhood growing up on a corn, soybean and hog farm in ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has touched my life from a very young age. I look forward to working ...

  6. 9 Farm Strategies for a Profitable 2017

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/9-farm-strategies-profitable-2017

    they will need to tighten their belts and slash expenses, said Barry Ward, agricultural economist at ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Ward’s nine strategies: Reevaluate crop production inputs such as ... fertilizer, if soil tests show there’s enough in the ground for the coming crop. Review and adjust nitrogen ...

  7. Cover Crops Can Improve Soil Health, Water Quality and Yields

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cover-crops-can-improve-soil-health-water-quality-and-yields

    improving soil structure, decreasing soil and nutrient losses, and eventually leading to higher yields,” ... quality, they can also cut input costs and improve their soil’s health. Growers who plant cover crops ... soil erosion and cut down on nutrient losses, according to Jim Hoorman, a soil expert with Ohio State ...

  8. Apply Now for New Secrest Arboretum Master Gardener Class

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/apply-now-new-secrest-arboretum-master-gardener-class

    WOOSTER, Ohio — Master Gardener volunteers from across Ohio helped  Secrest Arboretum  regrow ... after a 2010 tornado. Now the 115-acre plant collection, part of the  Ohio Agricultural Research and ... new class of  Master Gardener  volunteers in at least a decade, said arboretum program assistant Paul ...

  9. Report: USDA Awards $4.8 Million to Support Critical Agricultural Research and Extension Projects

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/report-usda-awards-48-million-support-critical-agricultural-research-and-extension-projects

    From the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Daily Bulletin: WASHINGTON, D.C.  June 7, ... 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture ... important problems in U.S. agriculture. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s Agriculture and Food ...

  10. Show Me the Evidence: New Student Group Focuses on Communicating About Science

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/show-me-evidence-new-student-group-focuses-communicating-about-science

    agriculture. “Then and now, when these claims were investigated, most were proven to be false and based on junk ... science and urban mythology,” Hildebolt said. “It is our job as trained professionals in food and ... agriculture to respond appropriately to those claims which are true and based on science, and to refute those ...

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