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  1. How to keep Ohio’s specialty crops safe from herbicide drift

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2016/how-keep-ohio%E2%80%99s-specialty-crops-safe

    Roger Downer are the authors of “ Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and ... a heightened awareness of Ohio’s specialty crop industry is probably the most important way to reduce the risk ... Raising that awareness, he said, is “probably the most important way to reduce the risk of future ...

  2. Sustainable agriculture and agroecosystem services

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/2015-achievements-edition/sustainable-agriculture-and-agroecosystem-services

    By: Rafiq Islam, PhD, Soil and Water Specialist   Sustainable agricultural practices based on ... corn-soybean-wheat (CSW) rotations with or without cover crops (CC) on soil health and crop productivity under NT in ... the session on “Soil Health Research for Agroecosystems” at the American Society of Agronomy/Crop ...

  3. Chimney Fires Can Be Prevented

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/chimney-fires-can-be-prevented

    in a wood-burning fireplace, sparks could escape between the fissures and set fire to your house.  If ... cleaning.  Some contractors may even have high-tech equipment, such as camera systems, to get in every nook ... and cranny of the unit; or, they may perform a smoke test (closing off the openings and filling the ...

  4. DLS Helps to DIY

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/dls-helps-diy-4

    encourage him/her to reach for them, and crawl or toddle after the bubbles.  In between blows, encourage ...

  5. Local students tour manufacturing facility as part of National Manufacturing Month

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-edition-2017/local-students-tour-manufacturing-facility-part-national-manufacturing

    October’s National Manufacturing Month, local high school seniors along with staff members from the OSU ... manufacturing to the economy and the opportunity available for highly-skilled workers and careers. Eastern High ... introducing high school students to manufacturers in the Southeastern Ohio Region are being planned throughout ...

  6. Dr. Hanping Wang’s new book published by Wiley-Blackwell

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2018/dr-hanping-wangs-new-book-published-by-wiley-blackwell

    globe. Currently, aquaculture, the fastest growing food-producing sector, contributes about 50 percent of ...

  7. At Least 4 Good Reasons to Boost Soil Organic Matter, and a Chance to Learn How to Do It

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/least-4-good-reasons-boost-soil-organic-matter-and-chance-learn-how-do-it

    says soil scientist Rafiq Islam of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The ... Ohio State University. “Soil organic matter is the cornerstone of soil health,” said Islam, a member of ... a regional research team that’s spent the past 15 years studying soil organic matter, its benefits to crops ...

  8. How to Help Soils, Crops and Water, and Also Deal with Climate: July 28 Field Night

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/how-help-soils-crops-and-water-and-also-deal-with-climate-july-28-field-night

    PIKETON, Ohio — The July 28 Soil, Water and Bioenergy Field Night at the Ohio State University ... a changing climate. Growing cover crops, practicing long-term no-till and spreading gypsum on the soil — all ... of which offer the triple benefit of better soil health, crop yields and water quality — also are on ...

  9. Septic System Maintenance

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-740

    wastewater treatment systems. Systems are designed to handle up to 50 gallons per person per day of household ... year of normal precipitation. Adding extra drainage water can cause a system to malfunction. Avoid soil ... compaction caused by parking vehicles or operating heavy equipment in the soil dispersal area. The soil must ...

  10. Visit us at the Farm Science Review

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/connections-newsletter-summer-edition-2017/visit-us-the-farm-science-review

    Cooperative Business Model Location: Small Farm Center  Soil, Water, and Bioenergy (Rafiq Islam and Vinayak ... Shedekar) Tuesday-Thursday, September 19-21 Soil Health and Nutrient Stewardship Location: Firebaugh ... building (384 Friday Ave)  Tuesday-Thursday, September 19-21  Soil Quality and Cover Crops Demonstrations ...

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