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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. Study: Fat in avocado helps body absorb, convert vitamin A nutrients

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2015/study-fat-avocado-helps-body-absorb-convert

    we did,” lead author Rachel Kopec said. “But our finding about the conversion to vitamin A is new and ... the World Health Organization says. Vitamin A deficiency raises infection risks and is the leading ... French National Institute for Agricultural Research. To contact the scientists: Rachel Kopec at ...

  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. 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 ... virologist Chang-Won Lee (pictured) leads a $7.2 million USDA project that aims, among other things, to ... directly supports more than 14,600 jobs, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Nationally, Ohio ...

  6. 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: ...

  7. Industry Liasison Office

    https://oardc.osu.edu/research-resources/technology-commercialization/industry-liasison-office

    students?”, “What are the leading edge technologies in my field?” and “How can I become more engaged is ... We will help you gain access to:  Expertise from one of the nation’s leading public research ...

  8. 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 ...

  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. 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,” ...

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