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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  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 ... eat, valued at more than $14 billion annually in the U.S. But this valuable resource is at risk. During ... gardens at schools, parks, arboreta and OSU Extension offices. To contact the scientist: Reed Johnson at ...

  4. HCS Spring 2016 Seminar

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/hcs-spring-2016-seminar

    The Potential of Urban Agriculture Production Systems for Sustainable Food Production and Food ...

  5. Ohio No-Till Summer Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/ohio-no-till-summer-field-day

    No-till farming sounds simple. Just don’t till the soil, right? Farmers know better. Adopting ... no-till requires understanding how it affects drainage, soil structure, organic matter, weed control, and ... environmental impacts, said Randall Reeder, retired agricultural engineering specialist with Ohio State ...

  6. Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference

    Practices for the Future of Conservation Agriculture and Soil Health,” a goal of the event, Reeder said, is ... regional soil health team leader for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation ... Research and Development Center, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Soil and Water Conservation ...

  7. Organic Crop Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/organic-crop-field-day

    The event is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 8 starting at the  Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. OARDC is the college’s research arm. The field day will highlight ... various aspects of agronomic, specialty and cover crops. A featured topic will be soil management using ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. OARDC Impacts

    https://oardc.osu.edu/about/oardc-impacts

    products; sustainable food and agricultural systems; strong rural and urban communities; stewardship of ... OARDC is a premier institution committed to safe, healthy, and affordable food and agricultural ...

  10. Organic matter in the soil on a farm: How to check it, why it matters

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2014/organic-matter-soil-farm-how-check-it-why-it

    “Farmers are aware that soil organic matter is the foundation of sustainable agriculture,” says ... on, the organic matter levels in one’s soil. Should crop residue, which provides organic matter, be ... left on the field or sold? Called the Lucas SOM (Soil Organic Matter) Calculator, the Excel-based tool ...

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