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  1. Growing season: OARDC's organic farming program gets a shot in the arm

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/growing-season-oardcs-organic-farming

    research and outreach efforts will once again be funded,” said OFFER Director Brian McSpadden Gardener. The ... Agriculture’s National Organic Program, according to the agency’s 2012 Census of Agriculture. The total ranks ... science-based information to organic growers throughout Ohio.”—Brian McSpadden Gardener Science for Ohio’s ...

  2. Hellen Kanyagha: Promoting Use of IPM Strategies to Control Plant Diseases in Tanzania

    https://ipa.osu.edu/international-perspectives/student-perspectives/hellen-kanyagha-promoting-use-ipm-strategies-control

    (USAID)  and managed by the Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... also farmed, which led to my passion for agriculture and being in the field from an early age. It was ... agriculture. Before entering into my graduate program at Ohio State, I worked at the Sokoine University of ...

  3. 8 ways a city’s vacant lots can be good for the environment

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2015/8-ways-city%E2%80%99s-vacant-lots-can-be-good-environment

    training Master Gardener volunteers on issues related to urban farming. To contact the scientist: Mary ... plants and increased ecosystem services,” she said, “urban vacant land can be seen as an asset for ...

  4. Secrest Arboretum

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/secrest-arboretum

    Although it is a research arboretum, over 7,000 people visit the gardens annually. The Ohio Nursery, ... landscaping industry and master gardeners depend on the Arboretum for training programs and evaluation of new ...

  5. Environmental Professionals Network

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events

    our state’s leading universities to help the Ohio EPA assess whether the open waters of Lake Erie met federal ...

  6. OARDC organic farming program has new interim leader; ‘period of reinvention’ ahead

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/oardc-organic-farming-program-has-new-interim

    years ago, is replacing former OFFER director Brian McSpadden Gardener, who left for a job in the ... agricultural administration and director of the college’s Wooster campus, which includes OARDC. “He’s ... well-qualified to lead our effort in organics.” “It seems clear that OFFER will go through a period of ...

  7. Seminar: The Influence of an Agricultural Subsidies Extension Program on Smallholder Maize Farmers in Tanzania

    https://ipa.osu.edu/events/seminar-influence-agricultural-subsidies-extension-program-smallholder-maize-farmers-tanzania

    Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) and  the Office of ... International Affairs will host a seminar titled “The Influence of an Agricultural Subsidies Extension Program ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Stepping Into the Field: Bridging the Gap between Researchers and Local Farmers in Tanzania

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/stepping-field-bridging-gap-between-researchers-and-local-farmers-tanzania

    greatly diminished as a result of substandard agricultural practices and unaffordable fertilizers. As soil ... Agriculture in Tanzania is composed mostly of small holder farms, which average about 5 acres in ... size. Though 90% of Tanzanian livelihoods rely on agriculture, land productivity and soil quality have ...

  10. Devising Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices for the World's Dry Areas

    https://ipa.osu.edu/international-perspectives/visitor-perspectives/devising-climate-smart-agricultural-practices-worlds

    agricultural research focused mainly on testing cropping systems under conventional soil management, this ... currently working at the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in Rabat, ... (C-MASC) in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences through the support of the U.S. ...

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