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  1. Teaming up with farmers to protect Ohio’s water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/teaming-farmers-protect-ohio%E2%80%99s-water

    in terms of phosphorus runoff. Data is being collected on soils, farmers’ management practices, and ... that farmers use to predict phosphorus runoff from their fields, know their management options and ... index more accurate and to increase farmers’ management options for reducing phosphorus runoff, said ...

  2. Scarlet, gray make a brownfield green: OARDC team turns waste into soil

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2016/scarlet-gray-make-brownfield-green-oardc-team

    pathogens and full of nutrients that help plants grow. In this case, the sewage came from Chicago’s sanitary ... sewer system. In test plots at the site, a biosolids-based soil blend made by Basta and team worked ... better than a wood-chip-based compost at supporting plants and beneficial soil organisms. The slag is ...

  3. And now for a really big show: See latest ag tech, innovations

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/and-now-really-big-show-see-latest-ag-tech

    latest research on improving a farm’s bottom line, said Chuck Gamble, manager of the show, which is ... research arm. “When you talk about technology and innovation, that’s what farmers are looking for and what ... advance their farm operations. “We’ll offer information on new markets, such as growing hops to locally ...

  4. Supporting Ohio’s $786 million grape and wine industry …

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2016/supporting-ohio%E2%80%99s-786-million-grape-and-wine

    manager of OARDC’s  Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station in Kingsville in northeast Ohio. He holds ... Department of Entomology. She’s studying integrated pest management of grapes and muck soil vegetables. She ... venture for managing OARDC’s Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station,” said Ken Scaife, assistant to the ...

  5. Muck Crops Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/muck-crops-field-day

    on the station’s latest research findings on managing weeds, insects and diseases in muck-soil ... manager. The workshop will also offer growers information on several research trials being conducted at the ... Researchers with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State ...

  6. Research Resources

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

    OARDC's Research Profile Ohio State is one of only a few universities in the U.S. that, in ... agriculture. Research activities are emerging from departmental and college silos and occurring within ... Collaboration and partnership are the watchwords for the future and through these, solutions to our greatest ...

  7. The National Ecological Observatory Network: Using Ecological Science to Better Understand Our World

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/national-ecological-observatory-network-using-ecological-science-better-understand-our-world

    Ecological Observatory Network: Using Ecological Science to Better Understand Our World” to headline the  ... Natural Resources  (SENR). The decisions, he said, “will impact natural resources management and human ... from Alaska to Puerto Rico. The sites will gather data on water, land cover, nutrients, biodiversity ...

  8. Ohio Sheep Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/ohio-sheep-day

    Come join us for a day about sheep! July 15 from 8:00-4:00pm Topics include: •OARDC Sheep Research ... Unit – Research Update – Francis Fluharty, Animal Sciences •Pasture Walks With the Experts – Bob ... Sessions – Doug Clevenger and Roger Shearer, Animal Sciences •Current Research: The Effect Of Weaning Age ...

  9. CFAES facility in southern Ohio celebrates 25 years

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2016/cfaes-facility-southern-ohio-celebrates-25

    scientists conducting world-class agricultural research, and area entrepreneurs have thrived thanks to ... Ohio State University South Centers first opened its doors. Then known as the Piketon Research and ... 2005. “And even though we focus on southern Ohio, many of our efforts have an impact across the state ...

  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

    first or there is no food.” “Water is our oil. It is this generation’s oil.”—Bruce McPheron Research on ... OARDC’s 2015 Annual Research Conference, which took place in April, featured 11 speakers on ... Carolina State University soil science professor, who spoke on “Can We Protect Water Quality? The ...

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