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  1. Ohio State University experts research new, innovative, sustainable ways to manage pests

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-experts-research-new-innovative-sustainable-ways-manage-pests

    in other parts of the state.  ·         Consumer/urban: Master Gardener training to help identify ... biological control agents.  ·         Specialty crop and urban agriculture: working with vegetable growers to ... a recently renewed, three-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of ...

  2. Why Trees Matter? Forum to Explore It

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/why-trees-matter-forum-explore-it

    Ohio State University, “Urban Coyotes Living in the Urban Forest.” Featured, too, will be: “Why Trees ... Cochran, the arboretum’s program director. The arboretum is part of Ohio State’s Ohio Agricultural Research ... and Development Center in Wooster. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 959 Dover Rd., ...

  3. Study Provides Insight on Residents of Rural Food Deserts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-provides-insight-residents-rural-food-deserts

    blighted urban neighborhoods with little access to fresh, reasonably priced fruits and vegetables. But ... fresh produce. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, rural residents who live at least 10 ... Michael Pinkham, who were involved in the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center ’s Ohio ...

  4. 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, ...

  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. Urban Green Space Expert to Keynote Tri-State Green Industry Conference

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/urban-green-space-expert-keynote-tri-state-green-industry-conference

    maintenance? Soil health, turf pests, deer damage, pollinators, hydroponics, invasive species, new urban green ... Smarr helps manage  The Parklands of Floyds Fork, a new urban park in Metro Louisville. He previously ... Extension  is the outreach arm of the  College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at ...

  7. "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, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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