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  1. 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 ...

  2. Battling Pests

    https://oardc.osu.edu/impacts/battling-pests

    With agriculture as Ohio’s No. 1 industry, helping farmers, growers and producers stay efficient ... and productive is an important goal for researchers at The Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural ...

  3. Pumpkin Field Night

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/pumpkin-field-night-0

    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 ...

  4. Wooster Campus Tour Request Form

    https://oardc.osu.edu/about/visit-us/wooster-campus-tour-request-form

    Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), in Wooster, Ohio, as a tour destination! If you would ... Mode of Transportation- None- Buses Individual Vehicles CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or ...

  5. Facilities & Centers

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facilities-centers

    As the research arm of Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Environmental Sciences, 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 the ...

  6. 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 ...

  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. Change in the works

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2016/change-works

    University Extension, OARDC’s outreach partner in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ...

  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. 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 ...

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