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  1. Meet the hoopers: OARDC scientists spur high-tunnel use, a low-cost way to grow more food

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/meet-hoopers-oardc-scientists-spur-high-tunnel-use

    Urban Farms of Central Ohio, part of the hunger-fighting Mid-Ohio Foodbank. “We’ve been able to market ... are especially suited to small and urban farms. High tunnels protect crops from rain, snow, wind, cold ...

  2. Supporting Ohio’s $786 million grape and wine industry …

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2016/supporting-ohio%E2%80%99s-786-million-grape-and-wine

    manager of OARDC’s  Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station in Kingsville in northeast Ohio. He holds ... Department of Entomology. She’s studying integrated pest management of grapes and muck soil vegetables. She ... venture for managing OARDC’s Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station,” said Ken Scaife, assistant to the ...

  3. Message from the Director

    https://oardc.osu.edu/about/message-director

    At the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, we bring knowledge to life with top ... managing and protecting soils has earned him the prestigious Liebig Applied Soil Science Award from the ... World Congress of Soil Science, the Norman E. Borlaug Award and the international M.S. Swaminathan ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. CFAES facility in southern Ohio celebrates 25 years

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2016/cfaes-facility-southern-ohio-celebrates-25

    scientists conducting world-class agricultural research, and area entrepreneurs have thrived thanks to ... and specialists working in the center’s areas of focus: aquaculture, business, horticulture, 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. Autumn Discovery Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/autumn-discovery-day

    at the  Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave. in Wooster, about 60 ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The event is the arboretum’s second-biggest fundraiser of the year, ... time to do that, Snyder said. While the top of a plant may have started going dormant, the soil is ...

  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. 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 ...

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