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  1. Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference

    Building and maintaining healthy soils not only leads to profitable farming and improved water ... Reeder, a retired Ohio State University Extension agricultural engineer. From offering a workshop on the ... Practices for the Future of Conservation Agriculture and Soil Health,” a goal of the event, Reeder said, is ...

  2. Do algae affect what fish see? Science angles for answers

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2016/do-algae-affect-what-fish-see-science

    lead researcher on the project, which is funded by the Ohio State-based Ohio Sea Grant program. ... captains will be tested in the lab to get science-based data on their effectiveness. Experts from CFAES and ...

  3. Ohio’s annual Stinner Summit makes plans for sustainable food, communities

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2015/ohio%E2%80%99s-annual-stinner-summit-makes-plans

    water — including such issues as local food, urban farming, food security and sustainable agriculture ... Participants in the summit brainstormed and planned projects to enhance healthy agricultural ecosystems and ... time and effort, to put their new plans into action. Successfully managing an agricultural ecosystem ...

  4. ‘Toledo was a wakeup call’: Dean announces new water quality initiative

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2014/%E2%80%98toledo-was-wakeup-call%E2%80%99-dean-announces

    Bruce McPheron, Ohio State’s vice president for agricultural administration, while speaking Sept. ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, of which OARDC is the research arm. “Just over a month ago, the city ... with its comprehensive capacity, is well positioned to lead the way in providing answers,” he said. ...

  5. Wheat Field Day

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

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University during Wheat Field Day June 21.   The ... event is from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the  Northwest Agricultural Research Station  of the Ohio Agricultural ... public.  The program will include a wagon tour of test plots, said Matt Davis, who manages the ...

  6. Juicy new tomato tech: Quality test takes minutes, not hours or days

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2016/juicy-new-tomato-tech-quality-test-takes-minutes

    Food-quality tests that traditionally take hours — or even days — to perform in the lab can now be ... a game-changer for the industry. It allows you to get out of the lab and test in the production line or even in ... said. “All this would take multiple hours, if not days, to collect and test one sample the traditional ...

  7. Study: Fat in avocado helps body absorb, convert vitamin A nutrients

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2015/study-fat-avocado-helps-body-absorb-convert

    we did,” lead author Rachel Kopec said. “But our finding about the conversion to vitamin A is new and ... the World Health Organization says. Vitamin A deficiency raises infection risks and is the leading ... French National Institute for Agricultural Research. To contact the scientists: Rachel Kopec at ...

  8. CFAES Student Elected National FFA Officer

    https://alumni.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/november-2015/cfaes-news/cfaes-student-elected-national-ffa-officer

    Sydney Snider, a CFAES agricultural communication major from Moscow, Ohio, is the new eastern ... will lead personal growth and leadership training conferences for FFA members throughout the country ... and will help set policies that will guide the future of FFA and promote agricultural literacy. The ...

  9. Food pH sensor, developed by OARDC scientists, also may look deep in oceans

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2015/food-ph-sensor-developed-oardc-scientists-also

    acidification). A team led by Sudhir Sastry, professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological ... from 17 other teams, the sensor will be tested in trials for its accuracy in measuring ocean water ... confident our sensor will work fine.”—Sudhir Sastry Tester being tested: Can it take the pressure? The ...

  10. Farmers: 3 days to hone your business’s edge, 4,000 ways to see how

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2015/farmers-3-days-hone-your-business%E2%80%99s-edge

    by CFAES, including OARDC, Farm Science Review features the latest agricultural practices, research ... Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. The massive annual trade show is all about learning new tips, ... theme is “Sharp Ideas, Sharp Equipment and Sharp Results.” “As we encounter challenging economic times, ...

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