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  1. NE Ohio Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/ne-ohio-field-day

    a featured topic — one of a bunch — at the Aug. 11 educational field day at the  Ashtabula Agricultural ... speakers. He’s an associate plant pathology professor in the university’s  College of Food, Agricultural ... vortex the grape-friendly soil profile at the 25-acre station, which lies within the  Lake Erie American ...

  2. Manure practices, not glamorous, can be a star for both food crops and water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/manure-practices-not-glamorous-can-be-star

    improving soil quality and increasing crop yields when handled correctly,” said co-organizer Glen Arnold, ... benefits from manure while preventing risks to water. Experts say excessive phosphorus runoff from ...

  3. Research on link between health and nature will grow in new OARDC garden

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/january-february-2016/research-link-between-health-and-nature

    OARDC’s Secrest Arboretum has many gardens, but its newest addition stands out for its therapeutic ... and research value. Dedicated in September, the Lemmon and Rice Health and Wellness Garden was ... gardens and nature on people’s health. The 115-acre arboretum is on OARDC’s campus in Wooster. The ...

  4. New buzz on bees and crops: New answers, more questions, ‘good potential’ for joint research

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2016/new-buzz-bees-and-crops-new-answers-more

    their hives, where it carries a risk to young bees. In another study, Johnson and a colleague found that ... to have these two sides of agriculture — field crops and beekeeping — come together and explore ... mutual benefits.” “It’s a valuable opportunity to have these two sides of agriculture come together and ...

  5. Summer Grafting Workshop

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/summer-grafting-workshop

    program assistant, Paul Snyder. “It’s a helpful skill to learn because it makes you a better gardener if ... Bono not included. The arboretum is at the  Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. The ... center is part of The Ohio State University and its  College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ...

  6. Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/understanding-algal-blooms-state-science-conference

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, the college’s outreach arm, Ohio State University Extension – and the ... U.S. Department of Agriculture, presenters include representatives from agencies, universities and ... phosphorus leaves individual fields so they can target high-risk fields with best management practices,” ...

  7. Wheat Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/wheat-field-day-0

    presentations by several small-grains experts from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences ... the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center have some four acres of test plots at the farm, ... performances of several wheat varieties, the trials also focus on seeding rates, plant pathology and soil ...

  8. OARDC scientists are helping Ohio prepare for, defend against avian flu

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/january-february-2016/oardc-scientists-are-helping-ohio-prepare

    Agriculture. Although the virus hasn’t reached Ohio, experts with OARDC and OSU Extension are helping poultry ... hundreds of thousands of dead chickens onsite. This would cut the risk of the flu spreading. OARDC ... directly supports more than 14,600 jobs, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Nationally, Ohio ...

  9. Zero waste, big benefits: OARDC hosts large-scale composting course

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2014/zero-waste-big-benefits-oardc-hosts-large-scale

    country and in Ohio,” said Michel, an associate professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and ... organic wastes, such as food waste, into soil nutrients and soil amendments.” The course, which marked its ...

  10. How to keep Ohio’s specialty crops safe from herbicide drift

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2016/how-keep-ohio%E2%80%99s-specialty-crops-safe

    Roger Downer are the authors of “ Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and ... a heightened awareness of Ohio’s specialty crop industry is probably the most important way to reduce the risk ... Raising that awareness, he said, is “probably the most important way to reduce the risk of future ...

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