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  1. Household Water Use

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-420

    system or their own well (13% of the population), using less water saves money. Less water means fewer ... . waterrf.org/research/projects/residential-end-uses-water-version-2 Swistock, BR and WE Sharpe. 2016. Water Conservation – How Much Water and Money Can You Save? Penn ... State Fact Sheet. extension.psu.edu/water-conservation-how-much-water-and-money-can-you-save Energy and ...

  2. Cultivating Community: Gardens for Good

    https://lucas.osu.edu/ccg2018

    Your Garden Started or Frugal Measures: Saving Money, Finding Money Session 2: Planting The Seeds of ... Lucas County Extension, Toledo GROWs, Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District, USDA, Metroparks ... help! Do you, your neighbors, or your faith-based commuity have an interest in gardening? Consider ...

  3. Saturated Soils Could Pose Risk to Well Water

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/saturated-soils-could-pose-risk-well-water

    know how to test and protect their well water. It is available on Mancl's Soil Environment ... realize that routine water tests are not a waste of money," Mancl said. "Even if there's no ... also can pose a threat to drinking water, said Ohio State University Extension 's water quality ...

  4. Spent Foundry Sand’s Second Life: OK to Use in Some Soils

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/spent-foundry-sand%E2%80%99s-second-life-ok-use-in-some-soils

    our natural resources, saves money and allows us to restore our environment.” To learn more about the ... Molly Bean COLUMBUS, Ohio — A study by scientists at The Ohio State University played a key role ... in certain soil-related uses. The sands are a byproduct from the metal casting industry. Nicholas ...

  5. Faculty expert provides soil testing guidance in HGTV gardening article

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/faculty-expert-provides-soil-testing-guidance-hgtv-gardening-article

    A new HGTV article written by Margeaux Emery, “When to Test Garden Soil for Lead Contamination and ... article shares scientific information and guidance for homeowners and gardeners on the paramount ... importance of testing soil for contaminants and especially at certain areas, such as former industrial sites ...

  6. Soil Testing

    https://franklin.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soil-testing

    The Franklin County Extension office now has soil testing kits available for sale. Kits are ... hours or mailed (See table below for pricing). Testing is available for gardens, home lawns, farm ... done at a non-biased university soil testing laboratory at Penn State University. Instructions and ...

  7. Good news: Ohio’s soil phosphorus levels are trending down

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/good-news-ohio%E2%80%99s-soil-phosphorus-levels-trending-down

    direction.” “Ohio farmers are moving in the right direction.”—Elizabeth Dayton Soil testing key to good ... farming, water quality Phosphorus soil testing is an important tool for farmers. They use it to determine ... about protecting surface water quality while maintaining agricultural production, said CFAES scientists ...

  8. OCAMM odds & ends

    https://ocamm.osu.edu/news/ocamm-odds-ends-44

    soil health, water quality, and forestry-based sustainable natural ecosystems.  |  Article   |  Grant ... Click on 'OCAMM odds & ends' for the latest news. Register today: Ohio Composting ... allowing for efficient transportation to fields for fertilizer.  |  Article From UNL Water: Valuing manure ...

  9. Putting your Garden to Bed for the Winter

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/putting-your-garden-bed-winter

    Here are a few ideas to get ready for next spring: Soil Testing:  Fall is a great time to send soil ... amendments in the fall and they have all winter to work their way into the soil. Fall Garden Clean-up:  Rake ... tilled back into the soil. Fall cultivation:  I always try to till my gardens in the fall.  Fall tilling ...

  10. New App Helps Farmers Know When to Spray or Spread

    https://ati.osu.edu/new-app-helps-farmers-know-when-spray-or-spread

    ) https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-app-helps-farmers-know-when-spray-or-spread-0 COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new app from The Ohio State University will help farmers save both money and ... COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new app from The Ohio State University will help farmers save both money and ... fertilizer and pesticides that are doomed to wash away, saving both time and money. Washed-away fertilizer ...

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