Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock
be a way for communities to promote urban gardening, support local foods, and encourage healthier ... potentially new technology that could make fruits and vegetables accessible to anyone, anywhere. Researchers ... are using a compost sock system as a growth medium and comparing the cropÃ¢â¬â¢s performance to ...
Mark Your Calendars for the 2009 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
September 23, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- Mark your calendars Feb. 26-27, 2009 for Ohio State ... farmer panel discussions, and an ag industry trade show. New to the event will be a pre-conference ... program offered on Feb. 25 on cover crops and their benefits for soil quality. Additionally a half-day ...
Ohio State University Arbor Day Event to Honor Veterans
For more information, log on to http://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu, or contact Erica Riel at ... April 6, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A tree will be planted to honor all veterans of the nation's ... made on our behalf and honor those who chose a career in service to their fellow Americans," said ...
Junior Leader Meeting
Junior Leaders Meeting This is open to all 4-H youth ages 13-18. ...
'Whiz Bang Science Show' Is Thursday (6/10) in Secrest Arboretum
DaveÃ¢â¬Â Lohnes of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), is free for kids of all ... show aims to Ã¢â¬Åexcite kids and spark a deep interest in science.Ã¢â¬Â Find Secrest Arboretum on ... miles from the main campus entrance. Call 330-464-2148 or 330-263-3700 for more information or in case ...
Scotts Scholarship Opportunity for Undergraduate Juniors
HCS Juniors! We have a scholarship opportunity for you. Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, is offering ... a scholarship that will cover an entire year of tuition! This scholarship is intended for students with one ...
Strip Tillage An Option For Corn Growers
October 17, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Corn growers considering fall tillage to alleviate soil ... compaction may find strip tillage a viable alternative to conventional tillage. Randall Reeder, an Ohio State ... untouched. The result is planting strips that produce conditions similar to a conventionally tilled field, ...
Using Manure as Fertilizer? Learn More at the Manure Expo July 9
for alternatives to high-priced commercial fertilizers, and an event spearheaded by five land-grant ... (614) 292-6625 firstname.lastname@example.org LONDON, Ohio-- Manure application may be an option for growers looking ... can look forward to include: calculating the value of manure nutrients; the benefits of proper ...
Raspberry Cultivars Vary in Nutrient/Cancer-Fighting Components
For example, in comparison to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrient Database, freeze-dried ... March 26, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Red raspberry cultivars have been found to contain varying levels ... of nutrient components and antioxidants, opening the doors to grow and market fruits that pack the ...
Organic Mulches May Restore Fertility of Degraded Soils
by trying to determine if organic mulches can create the same cascade of effects in subsoil. "We ... think certain mulches have the potential to function as organic fertilizers and pesticides in highly ... carbon-nitrogen ratio, meaning that enough nutrients exist in the mulch to support the needs of both plants and ...