Scarlet, gray make a brownfield green: OARDC team turns waste into soil
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 ...
Meet the hoopers: OARDC scientists spur high-tunnel use, a low-cost way to grow more food
used OARDC’s high tunnel research to increase our impact by providing high-quality produce for more ... months of the year,” said Dana Hilfinger (pictured in the video and above on the right), farm manager for ... our produce earlier in the season,” she said, “generating more revenue to support our mission and ...
Center for 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: email@example.com ...
Supporting Ohio’s $786 million grape and wine industry …
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) Building
a tornado laid waste to the Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (FABE) research building and ... FABE building. Two years later our FABE employees have a new place to call home. ...
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 ...
Organic matter in the soil on a farm: How to check it, why it matters
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 ...
Workshop: How to 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 ...