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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Conservation Tillage Conference

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

    Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Soil and ... for Healthier Soils. ·         Sustainable Agriculture Programs from Campbell Soup Company. The CTC ... arms of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. ...

  7. Ohio’s annual Stinner Summit makes plans for sustainable food, communities

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2015/ohio%E2%80%99s-annual-stinner-summit-makes-plans

    water — including such issues as local food, urban farming, food security and sustainable agriculture ... Participants in the summit brainstormed and planned projects to enhance healthy agricultural ecosystems and ... time and effort, to put their new plans into action. Successfully managing an agricultural ecosystem ...

  8. Seeing (and using) the good in manure and keeping our water clean, too

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2015/seeing-and-using-good-manure-and-keeping

    manure while minimizing the risk of them entering lakes and streams. Co-hosted by OARDC, it was for ... farmers and others in the industry. “Manure is an excellent soil amendment and provides nutrients for crop ...

  9. Muck Crops Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/muck-crops-field-day

    Researchers with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State ... 9 a.m. to noon at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Muck Crops Agricultural ... high-organic-matter muck soil in Huron County’s productive “salad bowl” region, said Bob Filbrun, the station’s ...

  10. 10th Annual Stinner Summit

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/10th-annual-stinner-summit

    such as: soil and water quality, social cohesion in agricultural communities, food security, ... incorporating biodiversity in agriculture, and energy efficient agriculture.  We’ll use the ideas submitted as ...

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