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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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

    private sector. “Doug has an established research and outreach program in weed management and in food ... our various stakeholders and within the research community.” “The door is open. We want to hear from ... named interim director of OARDC’s Organic Food and Farming Education and Research program. OFFER ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. NE Ohio Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/ne-ohio-field-day

    Research Station  in northeast Ohio. The station, which is run by The Ohio State University, does research ... about 65 miles east of Cleveland. Andy Kirk, the station’s manager, said the free event, which goes from ... vortex the grape-friendly soil profile at the 25-acre station, which lies within the  Lake Erie American ...

  7. How to keep Ohio’s specialty crops safe from herbicide drift

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2016/how-keep-ohio%E2%80%99s-specialty-crops-safe

    their fields. That’s why scientists with CFAES are offering research-based tips on how to keep those ... but apples, berries, peaches, herbs, hops, pumpkins, tomatoes and nursery-grown trees, to name a few. ...

  8. 2017 OARDC Annual Research Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/2017-oardc-annual-research-conference

    Research Conference: “Biological Resistance: Opportunities and Challenges for Agriculture and Society.” ... 4-H Center, in Columbus Ohio. We will have over 80 posters displayed from Students, Research ... Slack Lecture of Innovative Research in AgBioscience speaker presenting, “Understanding Rice and Wheat ...

  9. What are the sounds of a healthy farm? OARDC study records them

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2016/what-are-sounds-healthy-farm-oardc-study-records

    An unusual study at OARDC’s 300-acre Mellinger Research Farm near Wooster is measuring the farm’s ... farming practices used there change. OARDC’s Agroecosystems Management Program helps run the farm and is ... State’s Kellogg Endowed Chair in Agricultural Ecosystems Management. “By recording sound over extended ...

  10. 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 ...

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