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  1. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

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

    are pollution-sensitive. "Gardens are generally designed as raised beds or mounds. Rain gardens ... by allowing the water to naturally infiltrate into the ground thereby preventing run-off from ... streets, sidewalks and driveways into drainage areas or streams." Fager will be at Ohio State ...

  2. Follow Good Practices When Planting Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/follow-good-practices-when-planting-corn

    Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist, said that such practices as planting into ... sure their fields are suited for planting. We don’t want growers to be planting into wet soils. ... expectations. Planting into wet soils will cause poor root development and this could have a negative impact on ...

  3. Researchers to Examine How Savings Programs Affect Childhood Hunger

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-examine-how-savings-programs-affect-childhood-hunger

    families divert some of their meager income into savings. Two Ohio State University researchers have ... after families face the expenses of moving into a new home, starting a small business, or returning to ... with those who drop out as well as with a general sample of the population. They'll also take ...

  4. Green-up marks the time to apply nitrogen in winter wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-marks-time-apply-nitrogen-winter-wheat

    reach that stage earlier if the weather stays warmer. Lentz said the general recommendation is to apply ... to ensure urea is moved into the soil, Lentz said. Most producers base their nitrogen rates on ... delayed nitrogen until after early stem elongation, which is generally the end of April," Lentz said. ...

  5. Finer Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/finer-elected-fellow-american-association-advancement-science

    largest general scientific society and publishes the prestigious and influential journal Science. "John is an ... processes. He has also patented a technique to insert genes into plant material using ultrasound, among ...

  6. OSU Extension Workshop to Explore Bioenergy Opportunities in Southern Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-workshop-explore-bioenergy-opportunities-southern-ohio

    forests by taking what would generally be discarded and turning it into a bioenergy opportunity." ... cover invested in farmland and forests, opportunities abound to convert those resources into bioenergy ... the workshop. "Renewable energy in Ohio is generally focused on solar and wind, which is really ...

  7. "Feed Me Seymour!" Carnivorous Plants All Bark, No Bite

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/feed-me-seymour-carnivorous-plants-all-bark-no-bite

    at ATI. Nearly 600 species and subspecies of carnivorous plants have been recorded, but are generally ... lumped into three categories based on their trapping methods: spring traps (Venus flytrap); pitfall traps ... moss bogs); and they are generally easy to grow and maintain if some basic rules are followed. “The ...

  8. Expansion of Sheep Industry Focus of Ohio Sheep Day July 16

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/expansion-sheep-industry-focus-ohio-sheep-day-july-16

    sheep numbers back into the industry, our infrastructure will not be able to stand those lower ... what makes a successful sheep farm," High said. "We also have a couple of general sessions on ... handle and raise lambs with best management practices." The influx of new and younger producers into ...

  9. Veterinary Feed Directive

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/veterinary-feed-directive

    The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) goes into effect on January 1 2017.  By definition, a VFD is ...

  10. Composting Industry Tour Set for Aug. 23 in NW Ohio: How to Handle 1,300 Tons of Leaves, 35 Million Pounds of Food Scraps, More

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/composting-industry-tour-set-aug-23-nw-ohio-how-handle-1300-tons-leaves-35-million

    1,000 tons of brush into mulch, is home to Ohio’s first commercial wind farm, and is currently ... Aug. 17. General registration costs $40, student registration is $25, and both include lunch. ...

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