OARDC organic farming program has new interim leader; ‘period of reinvention’ ahead
years ago, is replacing former OFFER director Brian McSpadden Gardener, who left for a job in the ... agricultural administration and director of the college’s Wooster campus, which includes OARDC. “He’s ... well-qualified to lead our effort in organics.” “It seems clear that OFFER will go through a period of ...
Bees and Beneficials Workshop
Bees and beneficials: keeping the garden abuzz with good bugs November 10, 9:30AM to 3PM Fisher ... insects, including how to invite bees and beneficials into our gardens and landscapes. Topics include ... garden predators, bee biology, backyard bees and beneficials, bees at The Wilds and gardening for bees ...
Ohio State Student Wins National Black Farmers Scholarship
associate specializing in urban gardening with Ohio State’s Buckeye Civic Engagement Connection. In all, the ... Arts and Sciences) and minoring in agriculture, has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the National ... including academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in agricultural and community ...
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 ...
Although it is a research arboretum, over 7,000 people visit the gardens annually. The Ohio Nursery, ... landscaping industry and master gardeners depend on the Arboretum for training programs and evaluation of new ...
Security, Production and Human Health This signature area focuses on improving agricultural production; ...
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 ...
Wheat Field Day
the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center have some four acres of test plots at the farm, ... CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio – Growers can learn the results of Ohio’s wheat trials during a Wheat Field Day ... on June 1 as well as take a tour of several of the trial test plots. The event will feature ...
Soil, Water and Environment Lab
agencies. SWEL can expand your research capabilities in soil, water, plant, and other agricultural and ... environmental testing. We also offer training for students and researchers who wish to perform their own ...
Good news: Ohio’s soil phosphorus levels are trending down
Agricultural soil phosphorus levels held steady or trended downward in at least 80 percent of ... about protecting surface water quality while maintaining agricultural production, said CFAES scientists ... phosphorus in the soil should result in reduced phosphorus runoff risk,” Dayton said. “These findings show ...