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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. EPN Breakfast Club

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/epn-breakfast-club

    project earn water quality credits by using best management practices to reduce nutrient runoff from their ... quality trading “is an innovative market-based approach to achieving water quality goals for nutrients ... economy by paying farmers for reducing nutrient loading,” the website says. Aimed at reducing nutrient ...

  4. Visit Us

    https://oardc.osu.edu/about/visit-us

    home to OARDC's CFAES Wooster Campus and our world-renowned researchers. The CFAES Wooster campus ... 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 ...

  5. Organic matter in the soil on a farm: How to check it, why it matters

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2014/organic-matter-soil-farm-how-check-it-why-it

    other things, provides soils with nutrients and microbes. It also boosts tilth and certain biochemical ... “Farmers are aware that soil organic matter is the foundation of sustainable agriculture,” says ... on, the organic matter levels in one’s soil. Should crop residue, which provides organic matter, be ...

  6. Workshop: How to Grow Bigger, Better Strawberries and Get Them Earlier

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/workshop-how-grow-bigger-better-strawberries-and-get-them-earlier

    Small-fruit researchers with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The ... September and grown over the winter using plastic to keep the soil warm and suppress weed growth, according ... Research and Development Center (OARDC). The method results in larger, sweeter berries during an earlier ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Zero waste, big benefits: OARDC hosts large-scale composting course

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2014/zero-waste-big-benefits-oardc-hosts-large-scale

    organic wastes, such as food waste, into soil nutrients and soil amendments.” The course, which marked its ... waste also contains valuable plant nutrients that shouldn’t be landfilled but recycled,” Michel said. To ...

  9. Carbon Management and Sequestration Center

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/carbon-management-and-sequestration-center

    210 Kottman Hall 2021 Coffey Road Columbus, Ohio 43210 Map to CMASC The Carbon Management and ... Sequestration Center (CMASC) at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio conducts research on the best ... methods for reducing atmospheric CO2 through sustainable land management practices. Simultaneously, CMASC ...

  10. Center for Advanced Functional Food Research & Entrepreneurship

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/center-advanced-functional-food-research-entrepreneurship

    CAFFRE The Center for Advanced Functional Food Research & Entrepreneurship (CAFFRE) mission is to ... serve as a catalyst for research and development of novel functional foods and components that will ... Program Manager Phone: 614.292.0229 E-mail: manning.318@osu.edu ...

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