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Sheri T. Dorn, Milton G. Newberry III, Ellen M. Bauske, and Svoboda V. Pennisi

the host county, this study uses the 2013 Rural-Urban Continuum Codes (RUCC) presented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (2013) to describe the counties in which EMG volunteers serve. RUCC is a classification scheme

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Shawna Loper, Amy L. Shober, Christine Wiese, Geoffrey C. Denny, Craig D. Stanley, and Edward F. Gilman

plant establishment and growth ( Cogger, 2005 ; Smith et al., 2001 ; Watson and Kelsey, 2005 ; Zhang et al., 2005 ). The management of urban soils often requires a different approach than is applied to natural or agricultural soils ( Kaye et al., 2006

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Sheri Dorn, Lucy Bradley, Debbie Hamrick, Julie Weisenhorn, Pam Bennett, Jill Callabro, Bridget Behe, Ellen Bauske, and Natalie Bumgarner

’s critical point of persuasion Sci. Commun. 37 6 33 Lester, P.M. 2011 Visual communication: Images with messages. 5th ed. Wadsworth Cengage Learning, Independence, KY Lin, B.B. Philpott, S.M. Jha, S. 2015 The future of urban agriculture and biodiversity

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Melisa Crane, Todd C. Wehner, and Rachel P. Naegele

://content.ces.ncsu.edu/container-vegetable-gardening >. Colasanti, K.J.A. Hamm, M.W. Litjens, C.M. 2012 The city as an “Agricultural powerhouse”? Perspectives on expanding urban agriculture from Detroit Michigan Urban Geogr. 33 348 369 Crandall, C. Crandall, B. 1996 Planters, containers, & raised beds. Sterling

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Kimberly A. Williams, Chad T. Miller, and Ward Upham

Sciences majoring in sociology may be interested in urban agriculture and its interplay with social constructs. Students in the College of Business Administration who plan to be business owners may minor in horticulture to pursue business opportunities in

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Tamara Wynne and Dale Devitt

, Los Angeles urban forest. Resour. Bull. NRS-47. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station, Newton Square, PA 10.2737/NRS-RB-47 Pataki, D.E. McCarthy, H.R. Litvak, E. Pincetl, S. 2011 Transpiration of urban forests in the

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Sarah A. White

daily loads were imposed to reduce nutrient loading into surface waters ( U.S. EPA, 1998 , 2010a , 2010b ). These nutrient load reduction mandates impact all sectors of society, including industrial, urban, and agricultural water users, because

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Jin-Hee Ju, Yong-Han Yoon, and Se-Young Ju

Green roofs have numerous environmental benefits as well as provide green and open spaces without requiring additional land. In recent years, rapid urbanization and the rise of urban agriculture have led to increased interest in the development of

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Nikolaos Ntoulas, Panayiotis A. Nektarios, Thomais-Evelina Kapsali, Maria-Pinelopi Kaltsidi, Liebao Han, and Shuxia Yin

Green roofs are technological solutions for increasing greening within the built urban environment while offering numerous environmental and aesthetic advantages ( Dunnett and Kingsbury, 2010 ; Getter and Rowe, 2006 ; Spronken-Smith and Oke, 1998

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Dale J. Bremer, Steven J. Keeley, and Abigail Jager

Survey 1999 Analyzing land use change in urban environments. USGS Fact Sheet 188-99. 8 Dec. 2014. < http://landcover.usgs.gov/urban/info/factsht.pdf > U.S. Geological Survey 2001 Selected findings and current perspectives on urban and agricultural water