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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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.  ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. Master Gardener Volunteer Training Class Now Available

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/master-gardener-volunteer-training-class

    Master Gardener Volunteer Training Class   Option 1  Master Gardener Registration Day Time Class ... Option 2  Master Gardener registraiton flyer Night Time Option 3 Combined Day and Night class. Contact ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Gardening Education Series presented by Clermont Master Gardeners & The Valley View Foundation

    https://clermont.osu.edu/events/gardening-education-series-presented-clermont-master-gardeners-valley-view-foundation

    classes in Milford to any gardeners who would like to dig into some details of successful gardening ... the Master Gardeners program will share their expertise, discuss best practices and address specific ... Feb. 18: Prepping Your Vegetable Garden Tuesday, March 18: Planting and Harvesting Tuesday, April 15: ...

  9. Master Gardener Volunteers

    https://clermont.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers

    The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program provides intensive training ... Volunteers are not required to have gardening skills or knowledge but a passion for learning about gardening ... Gardener Volunteers provide such educational services to their communities as: answering gardening ...

  10. 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 ...

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