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  1. Ohio hosting the 2013 International Society for Ag. Safety and Health

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/ohio-hosting-2013-international-society-ag-safety-and-health

    training Gardening and small farm safety and health curriculum Country and urban agricultural tours ... International Agricultural Safety and Health Conference is designed to provide insight into key safety issues in ... the agricultural community. The overall goal of the conference is to promote agricultural safety and ...

  2. High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-tech-rain-garden-nets-oardc-innovator-award

    Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The award honors innovation and entrepreneurship by OARDC ... honored for developing and patenting a biphasic bioretention system, an advanced type of rain garden, for ... runoff costs cities in Ohio and elsewhere billions of dollars a year to manage. “The biphasic rain garden ...

  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. Free 'Growing Our Own' Gardening Workshops in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/free-growing-our-own-gardening-workshops-columbus

    9 a.m. to noon, Irrigating Urban Gardens. Larry Brown and Angelica Huerta from Ohio State University will ... collaborating on a series of free gardening workshops through mid-June. The "Growing Our Own" ... to planning and seeding your garden. All except the Feb. 11-12 weekend workshop are located at Godman ...

  5. Symposium in April to Explore Carbon Sequestration in Urban Green Spaces

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/symposium-april-explore-carbon-sequestration-urban-green-spaces

    March 8, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Americans covet urban green spaces. We manicure golf courses, tend ... lawns, work the soil for home gardens, create landscaping masterpieces, and turn parks into playgrounds. ... groundwork for terrestrial carbon sequestration in urban ecosystems. "Carbon Sequestration in Urban ...

  6. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rain-gardens-beautify-while-protecting-environment

    program assistant for Lucas County. "Rain gardens serve their purpose both in rural and urban areas ... August 27, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- Gardens do more than beautify an area, instill a love for plants, ... All it takes is a simple change in design and a slight amendment to the soil, and a garden can be used ...

  7. Ohio's Farm Fatality Statistics

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/statistics

    surveillance of agricultural fatalities and injuries in Ohio, interpretation of data, and design of outreach ... programming. Situation:   Agriculture is one of the most hazardous industries in the U.S. Response:   The ... initiatives in the State Agricultural Safety Office. FFIDO tracks all agricultural fatal incidents in Ohio, ...

  8. Fire Prevention – Portable Space Heaters

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/fire-safety-edition/fire-prevention-%E2%80%93-portable-space-heaters

    visit http://www.agsafety.osu.edu or contact Kent McGuire, OSU Agricultural Safety & Health, at ...

  9. 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 ... August 17, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – When installed properly, rain gardens capture water, reducing ... University's Farm Science Review can get more information on the construction and maintenance of rain gardens ...

  10. OSU Extension Event to Bring the Green Industry to NW Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-event-bring-green-industry-nw-ohio

    July 29, 2005 TOLEDO, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension, along with a fledgling garden and ... registration is $20 for the day. The event is sponsored by Ohio State Extension Agricultural Business ... Northwest Ohio Landscape Garden Association-- the first organization of its kind to support green industry ...

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