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  1. Facilities & Centers

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

    Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) is ... dedicated to enhancing the well-being of people throughout the world through research on food, agriculture ...

  2. Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) Building

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/food-agricultural-and-biological-engineering-fabe-building

    a tornado laid waste to the Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) research building and ...

  3. Using Waste to Improve Soils

    https://oardc.osu.edu/home/slides/using-waste-improve-soils

    In the U.S., approximately 10 billion tons of industrial, municipal and agricultural wastes are ... disposed of annually. OARDC researchers are finding ways to restore soil health using this waste, leading ...

  4. Soil, Water and Environment Lab

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/soil-water-and-environment-lab

    agencies. SWEL can expand your research capabilities in soil, water, plant, and other agricultural and ... 409 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210 http://swel.osu.edu The Soil, Water and ...

  5. Interdisciplinary Programs

    https://oardc.osu.edu/research-resources/interdisciplinary-programs

    nutrients, reduce the need for chemical fertilizer and pesticide inputs, improve soil fertility, reduce odor ... production, processing, and marketing of organic foods from the field to the table for farmers, gardeners ... interdisciplinary research and outreach program to facilitate investigation on the conversion of agricultural crops ...

  6. Online tool that helps protect water is now being made even better

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2016/online-tool-helps-protect-water-now-being-made

    Maintaining soil phosphorus levels in accordance with the research-based Tri-State Fertility ... Recommendations helps lower the concentration of phosphorus in agricultural runoff, according to ongoing research ... soil can be curtailed by reducing soil disturbances such as tillage and by maintaining field cover ...

  7. Spent foundry sand’s second life: OK to use in some soils

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2015/spent-foundry-sand%E2%80%99s-second-life-ok-use-some

    A study by two OARDC scientists played a key role in a recent public health and environmental risk ... assessment of reusing spent foundry sands, or SFS, in certain soil-related uses. The sands are a byproduct of ... the metal casting industry. Nicholas Basta, professor of soil and environmental science, and Elizabeth ...

  8. 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 ... phosphorus in the soil should result in reduced phosphorus runoff risk,” Dayton said. “These findings show ... about protecting surface water quality while maintaining agricultural production, said CFAES scientists ...

  9. Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/chadwick-arboretum-learning-gardens

    Arboretum & Learning Gardens is an extensive, urban, green reserve of over 60 acres located within the ... 12,000 square foot green roof garden is open to the public during normal business hours. ...

  10. Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Spring Plant Sale

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/chadwick-arboretum-learning-gardens-spring-plant-sale

    The 2016 Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Plant Sale and Auction is May 5–7. A buckeye ... garden art, Mother’s Day gifts you won’t find anywhere else. This year, we are also excited to announce, ... have seedlings grown by our Ohio State students with the Crop and Soil Science Club and Pi Alpha Xi ...

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