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  1. SSSSSSSSSNAKES IN THE GARDEN

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/sssssssssnakes-garden

    It is not uncommon this time of year to encounter a slithery visitor in gardens, landscapes, and ... gray, or olive body, the garter snake is sometimes nicknamed the 'garden' snake because that ... is where unsuspecting gardeners often encounter them. The stripes running vertically along the length ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 14 billion ways honey bees let you eat

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2015/14-billion-ways-honey-bees-let-you-eat

    Bees are crucial to agriculture and food security. They pollinate about a third of the crops we ... well as strategies to protect bees. For example, he has tested a lubricant that is applied to the seed ... gardens at schools, parks, arboreta and OSU Extension offices. To contact the scientist: Reed Johnson at ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Lunch and Learn: Go Wild, Go Native

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/lunch-and-learn-go-wild-go-native

    Native. Our Native plant expert Master Gardener Barbara Velez Barbosa will lead the program as we discuss ...

  6. Dining with Diabetes Online Course Available

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/dining-diabetes-beyond-kitchen

    Interactive presentations Fact sheets and resources Short surveys to test knowledge An open forum to share ...

  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. Agronomy Day, including Fertilizer REcertification

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/agronomy-day-including-fertilizer-recertification

    the research on these issues in Ohio and will discuss the results during Agronomy Day. Economics will ...

  9. Bees and Beneficials Workshop

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/bees-and-beneficials-workshop

    Bees and beneficials: keeping the garden abuzz with good bugs November 10, 9:30AM to 3PM Fisher ... insects, including how to invite bees and beneficials into our gardens and landscapes. Topics include ... garden predators, bee biology, backyard bees and beneficials, bees at  The Wilds  and gardening for bees ...

  10. 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 ...

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