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  1. New study looks at why Americans waste so much food

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/new-study-looks-why-americans-waste-so-much-food

    food waste. The results provide the data required to develop targeted efforts to reduce the amount of ... Professor of Agricultural Marketing and Policy in CFAES’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and ...

  2. About

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    agricultural products Sustainable food and agricultural systems Strong rural and urban communities Stewardship ... Mission of The Ohio Agricultural Research And Development Center The mission of The Ohio ... Agricultural Research And Development Center is to enhance the well-being of the people of Ohio, the nation and ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. David Showalter Exit Seminar

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/david-showalter-exit-seminar

    experimental results showing lower rates of larval survival and development in coevolved Manchurian ash (F. ... of Manchurian ash results from phloem traits that decrease larval performance, as well as the ... resistant Manchurian ash. The results of this study have informed a revised hypothesis emphasizing the ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Pumpkin Field Night

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    offered by horticultural experts with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The ... speck.” Brad Bergefurd, an Ohio State University Extension educator, will lead the field night. OSU ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. OARDC scientists are helping Ohio prepare for, defend against avian flu

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/january-february-2016/oardc-scientists-are-helping-ohio-prepare

    Agriculture. Although the virus hasn’t reached Ohio, experts with OARDC and OSU Extension are helping poultry ... virologist Chang-Won Lee (pictured) leads a $7.2 million USDA project that aims, among other things, to ... directly supports more than 14,600 jobs, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Nationally, Ohio ...

  10. Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/understanding-algal-blooms-state-science-conference

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, the college’s outreach arm, Ohio State University Extension – and the ... U.S. Department of Agriculture, presenters include representatives from agencies, universities and ... LaBarge said. The study is also looking at how specific practices influence water quality results. For ...

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