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  1. 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 ...

  2. Promoting Infiltration

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/promoting-infiltration

    should not be removed (A New Way: Restoring Habitat in Urban Watersheds, Wayne County Michigan DEQ, ... rain, storms, your garden hose, etc. to soak into the ground instead of running into nearby streams, ... stabilizing an urban streambank. Contact local nurseries/seed providers or contractors who work in Franklin ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1608

    be a result of sewage or other wastewater pollution.  It is recommended that a coliform bacteria test ... presence of hydrogen sulfide can be a result of a number of sources, such as: Decomposing deposits of ... that can cause the health effects, a laboratory test is not necessarily needed to detect its presence ...

  10. Streamside Landowner Guides

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/watershed-management/streamside-landowner-guides

    Streamside Landowner Guides Background These online guides were created as a result of interviews ... conducted with 24 streamside landowners in two urbanizing watersheds in central Ohio. The purpose of this ... while streaside landowners had a clear understanding of what can damage streams in urban areas (e.g., ...

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