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  1. Job Skills and Careers

    https://oardc.osu.edu/impacts/job-skills-and-careers

    leadership and job skills programs to teaching agriculture in urban centers to helping farmers and pesticide ...

  2. What are the sounds of a healthy farm? OARDC study records them

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2016/what-are-sounds-healthy-farm-oardc-study-records

    it does in part by applying ecological principles on the farms. “In a healthy agricultural ecosystem, ... farming sounds should coexist with sounds of the natural world,” says a fact sheet about the study, which ... State’s Kellogg Endowed Chair in Agricultural Ecosystems Management. “By recording sound over extended ...

  3. Meet the hoopers: OARDC scientists spur high-tunnel use, a low-cost way to grow more food

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/meet-hoopers-oardc-scientists-spur-high-tunnel-use

    Urban Farms of Central Ohio, part of the hunger-fighting Mid-Ohio Foodbank. “We’ve been able to market ... are especially suited to small and urban farms. High tunnels protect crops from rain, snow, wind, cold ... and other stresses, including some pests and pathogens. Crops grown in high tunnels often need less ...

  4. Student and Youth Success

    https://oardc.osu.edu/impacts/student-and-youth-success

    Hands-on learning was at the center of A.B. Graham’s first boys’ and girls’ agricultural club in ... Springfield, Ohio, in 1902. Youngsters planted seeds in experimental plots, tested the soil, and identified ... by addressing real-world challenges, The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ...

  5. Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Spring Plant Sale

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/chadwick-arboretum-learning-gardens-spring-plant-sale

    The 2016 Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Plant Sale and Auction is May 5–7. A buckeye ... garden art, Mother’s Day gifts you won’t find anywhere else. This year, we are also excited to announce, ... (Horticulture and Floriculture Honor Society). And this year, Swainway Urban Farms was hired to grow heirloom ...

  6. 8 ways a city’s vacant lots can be good for the environment

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2015/8-ways-city%E2%80%99s-vacant-lots-can-be-good-environment

    training Master Gardener volunteers on issues related to urban farming. To contact the scientist: Mary ... plants and increased ecosystem services,” she said, “urban vacant land can be seen as an asset for ...

  7. OARDC Impact Archive

    https://oardc.osu.edu/node/1992

    together to test and expand an Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center technology that can ... People Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center entomologist Peter Piermarini and his ... Agricultural Research and Development Center scientists Mazeika Sullivan and Kristin Jaeger are studying the ...

  8. 14 billion ways honey bees let you eat

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2015/14-billion-ways-honey-bees-let-you-eat

    Bees are crucial to agriculture and food security. They pollinate about a third of the crops we ... well as strategies to protect bees. For example, he has tested a lubricant that is applied to the seed ... gardens at schools, parks, arboreta and OSU Extension offices. To contact the scientist: Reed Johnson at ...

  9. HCS Spring 2016 Seminar

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/hcs-spring-2016-seminar

    The Potential of Urban Agriculture Production Systems for Sustainable Food Production and Food ...

  10. OFFER Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/offer-field-day

    provide science-based research and information to Ohio’s organic farmers, gardeners, processors, retailers ... and at the John Hirzel Sustainable Agriculture Farming Systems Research Site in northwestern Ohio. The ...

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