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  1. Research on link between health and nature will grow in new OARDC garden

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/january-february-2016/research-link-between-health-and-nature

    OARDC’s Secrest Arboretum has many gardens, but its newest addition stands out for its therapeutic ... and research value. Dedicated in September, the Lemmon and Rice Health and Wellness Garden was ... gardens and nature on people’s health. The 115-acre arboretum is on OARDC’s campus in Wooster. The ...

  2. About

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    agricultural products Sustainable food and agricultural systems Strong rural and urban communities Stewardship ... Mission of The Ohio Agricultural Research And Development Center The mission of The Ohio ... Agricultural Research And Development Center is to enhance the well-being of the people of Ohio, the nation and ...

  3. Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/wilma-h-schiermeier-olentangy-river-wetland-research-park

    located along the northern edge of The Ohio State University’s Columbus campus. The 52-acre urban research ...

  4. Summer Grafting Workshop

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/summer-grafting-workshop

    program assistant, Paul Snyder. “It’s a helpful skill to learn because it makes you a better gardener if ... Bono not included. The arboretum is at the  Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. The ... center is part of The Ohio State University and its  College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ...

  5. Meet the hoopers: OARDC scientists spur high-tunnel use, a low-cost way to grow more food

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/meet-hoopers-oardc-scientists-spur-high-tunnel-use

    Urban Farms of Central Ohio, part of the hunger-fighting Mid-Ohio Foodbank. “We’ve been able to market ... are especially suited to small and urban farms. High tunnels protect crops from rain, snow, wind, cold ...

  6. Williams Hall

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/williams-hall

    Hall was built in 1957 and named for Carlos G. Williams, the second director of the Ohio Agricultural ... Laboratory, and the Service Testing and Research (STAR) Lab.  ...

  7. 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 ... direction.” “Ohio farmers are moving in the right direction.”—Elizabeth Dayton Soil testing key to good ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Bees and Beneficials Workshop

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/bees-and-beneficials-workshop

    Bees and beneficials: keeping the garden abuzz with good bugs November 10, 9:30AM to 3PM Fisher ... insects, including how to invite bees and beneficials into our gardens and landscapes. Topics include ... garden predators, bee biology, backyard bees and beneficials, bees at  The Wilds  and gardening for bees ...

  10. OARDC organic farming program has new interim leader; ‘period of reinvention’ ahead

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/oardc-organic-farming-program-has-new-interim

    years ago, is replacing former OFFER director Brian McSpadden Gardener, who left for a job in the ... agricultural administration and director of the college’s Wooster campus, which includes OARDC. “He’s ...

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