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  1. Facilities & Centers

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

    As the research arm of Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Environmental Sciences, 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 the ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Change in the works

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2016/change-works

    University Extension, OARDC’s outreach partner in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ...

  4. Ohio’s bees are a honey, and then some: Get a new guide to know them

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2016/ohio%E2%80%99s-bees-are-honey-and-then-some-get

    and you can identify more than a dozen of them — types you’re likely to see in your garden — using ... available in quantities of 25 — good for handing out to garden clubs, farm groups and the like — for $9.99 ...

  5. 2017 OARDC Annual Research Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/2017-oardc-annual-research-conference

    Research Conference: “Biological Resistance: Opportunities and Challenges for Agriculture and Society.” ... President for Agricultural Administrative and Dean of CFAES, presenting “Combatting Antibiotic Resistance: ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. OARDC organic farming program has new interim leader; ‘period of reinvention’ ahead

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/oardc-organic-farming-program-has-new-interim

    years ago, is replacing former OFFER director Brian McSpadden Gardener, who left for a job in the ... agricultural administration and director of the college’s Wooster campus, which includes OARDC. “He’s ...

  9. Food security? ‘We have to have water security first or there is no food’

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2015/food-security-%E2%80%98we-have-have-water-security-first

    Carolina State University soil science professor, who spoke on “Can We Protect Water Quality? The ... named leader of CFAES in 2012 and was Penn State’s agriculture dean before that. “I used to start ... presentation, “Update on Research Activities in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences,” ...

  10. Scarlet, gray make a brownfield green: OARDC team turns waste into soil

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2016/scarlet-gray-make-brownfield-green-oardc-team

    sewer system. In test plots at the site, a biosolids-based soil blend made by Basta and team worked ... better than a wood-chip-based compost at supporting plants and beneficial soil organisms. The slag is ... waste from steel mills that used to be on the site. “You have to bring in the soil [to restore the ...

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