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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

    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 ... science-based information to organic growers throughout Ohio.”—Brian McSpadden Gardener Science for Ohio’s ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Research Resources

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

    agriculture. Research activities are emerging from departmental and college silos and occurring within ... challenges will surely be found. The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) is the ... security, plant and animal diseases, renewable bioenergy, etc. OARDC in Wooster is the largest agricultural ...

  4. 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.       ...

  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. Ohio’s annual Stinner Summit makes plans for sustainable food, communities

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2015/ohio%E2%80%99s-annual-stinner-summit-makes-plans

    water — including such issues as local food, urban farming, food security and sustainable agriculture ... Participants in the summit brainstormed and planned projects to enhance healthy agricultural ecosystems and ... time and effort, to put their new plans into action. Successfully managing an agricultural ecosystem ...

  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. OARDC Impact Archive

    https://oardc.osu.edu/node/1992

    together to test and expand an Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center technology that can ... People Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center entomologist Peter Piermarini and his ... Agricultural Research and Development Center scientists Mazeika Sullivan and Kristin Jaeger are studying the ...

  9. 14 billion ways honey bees let you eat

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2015/14-billion-ways-honey-bees-let-you-eat

    Bees are crucial to agriculture and food security. They pollinate about a third of the crops we ... well as strategies to protect bees. For example, he has tested a lubricant that is applied to the seed ... gardens at schools, parks, arboreta and OSU Extension offices. To contact the scientist: Reed Johnson at ...

  10. Secrest Arboretum

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/secrest-arboretum

    Although it is a research arboretum, over 7,000 people visit the gardens annually. The Ohio Nursery, ... landscaping industry and master gardeners depend on the Arboretum for training programs and evaluation of new ...

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