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  1. Waterman Agricultural & Natural Resources Laboratory

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/waterman-agricultural-natural-resources-laboratory

    opportunities in the areas of turf science, dairy management and research, entomology, ecological engineering, ... Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory include the Turfgrass Foundation Research & Education ... Facility, the Waterman Dairy Facility, the Rothenbuhler Honey Bee Research Lab, the Waterman Headquarters ...

  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. Grants & Contracts

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

    sound management practices.   SEEDS Competitive Grants Program SEEDS: The CFAES Research Competitive ... funding for their research. The staff offers guidance to researchers in planning and conceptualizing ... externally funded research projects, finding funding opportunities, and submitting well-crafted and ...

  4. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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