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  1. OARDC Impact Archive

    https://oardc.osu.edu/node/1992

    valuable resource is at risk. The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center and Ohio State ... People Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center entomologist Peter Piermarini and his ... Agricultural Research and Development Center scientists Mazeika Sullivan and Kristin Jaeger are studying the ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Research Resources

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

    million to explore the biodiversity and ecosystem services in urban soils $0.6 million to develop ... agriculture. Research activities are emerging from departmental and college silos and occurring within ... challenges will surely be found. The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) is the ...

  4. OFFER Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/offer-field-day

    provide science-based research and information to Ohio’s organic farmers, gardeners, processors, retailers ... and at the John Hirzel Sustainable Agriculture Farming Systems Research Site in northwestern Ohio. The ...

  5. Important Issues in Water Quality and Nutrient Placement Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/important-issues-water-quality-and-nutrient-placement-conference

    Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center and industry experts in agriculture ... , climatology and environmental economics during a workshop and annual conference hosted by the Soil and Water ... focus on technologies and techniques to minimize the amount of sediment and agricultural chemicals ...

  6. 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

    of Food and Agriculture funds the project. Topics also included studies on soil-building cover crops, ... 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 ...

  7. Student and Youth Success

    https://oardc.osu.edu/impacts/student-and-youth-success

    Hands-on learning was at the center of A.B. Graham’s first boys’ and girls’ agricultural club in ... Springfield, Ohio, in 1902. Youngsters planted seeds in experimental plots, tested the soil, and identified ... by addressing real-world challenges, The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ...

  8. Good time to start: Fall farm practices for helping crops and water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2014/good-time-start-fall-farm-practices

    Soybeans, Wheat and Alfalfa, which, like the other practices, is designed to cut the risk of nutrients ... getting into water. “Doing soil testing and following Tri-State recommendations will not add additional ... best science Other best practices, for example, include testing soil, avoiding winter application of ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Teaming up with farmers to protect Ohio’s water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/teaming-farmers-protect-ohio%E2%80%99s-water

    Work continues on a project to revise the Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index. The index is a planning tool ... Resources. Phosphorus is an agricultural pollutant often implicated in reduced water quality in Ohio. It is ... farmers.”—Elizabeth Dayton Has backing from farm groups and USDA A $1 million U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

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