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  1. Master in Plant Health Management

    https://entomology.osu.edu/graduate/ms-plant-health

    University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), has become the first graduate program ...

  2. Growing season: OARDC's organic farming program gets a shot in the arm

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/growing-season-oardcs-organic-farming

    of Food and Agriculture funds the project. Topics also included studies on soil-building cover crops, ... research and outreach efforts will once again be funded,” said OFFER Director Brian McSpadden Gardener. The ... Agriculture’s National Organic Program, according to the agency’s 2012 Census of Agriculture. The total ranks ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Waterman Agricultural & Natural Resources Laboratory

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/waterman-agricultural-natural-resources-laboratory

    Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory include the Turfgrass Foundation Research & Education ... agricultural systems management, sustainable agriculture, food science, agronomic and horticultural production ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Good time to start: Fall farm practices for helping crops and water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2014/good-time-start-fall-farm-practices

    Soybeans, Wheat and Alfalfa, which, like the other practices, is designed to cut the risk of nutrients ... getting into water. “Doing soil testing and following Tri-State recommendations will not add additional ... best science Other best practices, for example, include testing soil, avoiding winter application of ...

  7. Clive Edwards

    https://entomology.osu.edu/our-people/clive-edwards

    of agricultural practices on soil biota, persistence and fate of pesticides in soils; breakdown of ... control of soil inhabiting pests, sustainable agriculture, agroecology, relationships between human ... J 318 W 12th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210 Area of expertise: Soil Ecology, Soil Ecotoxicology, Earthworms, ...

  8. Backyard gardeners give Ohio State agriculture researchers a hand in pollination study

    https://entomology.osu.edu/news/backyard-gardeners-give-ohio-state-agriculture-researchers-hand-pollination-study

    Agriculture. But what about small-scale agricultural endeavors, such as suburban backyards and urban community ... gardens? That's what Mary Gardiner and her colleagues at Ohio State University's Agricultural ... percent of their honeybees this past winter, according to the state Department of Agriculture. Nationwide, ...

  9. 8 ways a city’s vacant lots can be good for the environment

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2015/8-ways-city%E2%80%99s-vacant-lots-can-be-good-environment

    training Master Gardener volunteers on issues related to urban farming. To contact the scientist: Mary ... plants and increased ecosystem services,” she said, “urban vacant land can be seen as an asset for ...

  10. Asiatic Garden Beetle Could be Cause for Concern for Northern Ohio Corn

    https://entomology.osu.edu/news/asiatic-garden-beetle-could-be-cause-concern-northern-ohio-corn

    sandier soils reported last year finding Asiatic garden beetle grubs that caused some stand losses, he ... Last year was the first known instance of Asiatic garden beetle grubs causing significant stand ... the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.  Growers who planted corn following soybeans in ...

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