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  1. Chadwick Arboretum Fundraiser Sale Sept. 7-9

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chadwick-arboretum-fundraiser-sale-sept-7-9

    especially if they are purchased in real soil such as those sold at Scioto Gardens," Maloney said. ... Scioto Gardens also adds specialized mycorrhizae fungal spores to the soil that penetrate the root hairs ... in real soil can be planted much later into the fall season. Scioto Gardens specializes in both ...

  2. Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-26m-nsf-grant-unique-research-africas-threatened-sahel-region

    agriculturally dependent region is threatened with desertification and soil degradation that reduce crop productivity and ... also expect this research could lead to a new way to remediate polluted soils by taking advantage of ... March 22, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ...

  3. Ohio No-Till Summer Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/ohio-no-till-summer-field-day

    No-till farming sounds simple. Just don’t till the soil, right? Farmers know better. Adopting ... no-till requires understanding how it affects drainage, soil structure, organic matter, weed control, and ... environmental impacts, said Randall Reeder, retired agricultural engineering specialist with Ohio State ...

  4. Learn More about Rain Gardens at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-more-about-rain-gardens-farm-science-review

    rain garden on the grounds of the Lawrence G. Vance Soil and Water Conservation Park along Friday ... Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts to educate visitors how properly constructed rain gardens ... Another aspect of a rain garden is its design, which involves creating a depression or dish in the soil ...

  5. Busy Soil Microbes Provide Macro Field Benefits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/busy-soil-microbes-provide-macro-field-benefits

    May 3, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- Adding organic amendments to agricultural fields stimulates soil ... Gardener, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ... understood. There are hundreds to thousands of microbial species in agricultural soils, and we are just ...

  6. High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-tech-rain-garden-nets-oardc-innovator-award

    Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). The award honors innovation and entrepreneurship by OARDC ... honored for developing and patenting a biphasic bioretention system, an advanced type of rain garden, for ... runoff costs cities in Ohio and elsewhere billions of dollars a year to manage. “The biphasic rain garden ...

  7. Waterman a Model for Water Conservation

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/waterman-model-water-conservation

    June 16, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Agricultural run-off into surface waters is one of the leading ... a Conservation Construction Field Day at Ohio State's Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Lab June ... 25-26 in Columbus, Ohio. Members of OLICA will be installing several soil and water conservation designs ...

  8. Visit Us

    https://oardc.osu.edu/about/visit-us

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

  9. 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 ...

  10. Online tool that helps protect water is now being made even better

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2016/online-tool-helps-protect-water-now-being-made

    Maintaining soil phosphorus levels in accordance with the research-based Tri-State Fertility ... Recommendations helps lower the concentration of phosphorus in agricultural runoff, according to ongoing research ... soil can be curtailed by reducing soil disturbances such as tillage and by maintaining field cover ...

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