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  1. Ohio State Student Wins National Black Farmers Scholarship

    https://alumni.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/november-2015/cfaes-news/ohio-state-student-wins-national-black-farmers

    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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Bees and Beneficials Workshop

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/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 ...

  4. Visit Us

    https://oardc.osu.edu/about/visit-us

    As the research arm of Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Environmental Sciences (CFAES), the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) is dedicated to ... enhancing the well-being of people throughout the world through research on food, agriculture, family, and ...

  5. 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

    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 ...

  6. Wheat Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/wheat-field-day-0

    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 ...

  7. Ohio’s bees are a honey, and then some: Get a new guide to know them

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2016/ohio%E2%80%99s-bees-are-honey-and-then-some-get

    and you can identify more than a dozen of them — types you’re likely to see in your garden — using ... available in quantities of 25 — good for handing out to garden clubs, farm groups and the like — for $9.99 ...

  8. Good time to start: Fall farm practices for helping crops and water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2014/good-time-start-fall-farm-practices

    getting into water. “Doing soil testing and following Tri-State recommendations will not add additional ... costs to farmers, but they result in benefits to water quality.”—Greg LaBarge Best practices based on ... best science Other best practices, for example, include testing soil, avoiding winter application of ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. A Water Luncheon Seminar

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/water-luncheon-seminar

    as wind aid the water plant operators’ interpretation of buoy data. Several charter boat captains ... western basin and Planktothrix blooms in Sandusky Bay. Results indicate that microcystin production is ...

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