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  1. 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 ...

  2. Grants & Contracts

    https://oardc.osu.edu/research-resources/grants-contracts

    Grants Program is funded by appropriations made to the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center ... scientists and faculty in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.       ...

  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. Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference

    Building and maintaining healthy soils not only leads to profitable farming and improved water ... Practices for the Future of Conservation Agriculture and Soil Health,” a goal of the event, Reeder said, is ... regional soil health team leader for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 4-H Agri-Science in the City, Global Youth Service Day Project- Sponsored by Serve Ohio

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/4-h-agri-science-city-global-youth-service-day-project

    the local community garden used by the College Hill Gardeners and the school. The audacious project ... involved over 200 students which culminated in the building of an octagon shaped garden bed and the ... garden space in preparation for the spring. The second and third-grade students helped plant seeds and ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. OSU Day at the Zoo Information

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/osu-day-zoo-information

    and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes  Butterfly Gardens Nests for Native Bees   ... The Buckeye Yard and Garden (BYGL) Newsletter Ask an Ohio Master Gardener Volunteer- YOUR ONLINE ... GARDENING GUIDE Gardening and Farming for Pollinators Ohio Bee Identification Guide OSU Bee Lab Bumble Bees ...

  9. Laughter Erupted

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/laughter-erupted

    help expanded access to food, agriculture and environmental science education to youth in urban ... youth in communities both urban and rural have joined the 4-H positive youth development program to ...

  10. Good news: Ohio’s soil phosphorus levels are trending down

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/good-news-ohio%E2%80%99s-soil-phosphorus-levels-trending-down

    Agricultural soil phosphorus levels held steady or trended downward in at least 80 percent of ... about protecting surface water quality while maintaining agricultural production, said CFAES scientists ... by OARDC. “Soil phosphorus levels are strongly related to runoff water phosphorus levels. Less ...

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