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  1. Meet the hoopers: OARDC scientists spur high-tunnel use, a low-cost way to grow more food

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/meet-hoopers-oardc-scientists-spur-high-tunnel-use

    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 ...

  2. Watershed Management

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/watershed-management

    As you can see from our short tour, a watershed is about much more than just a river or lake. To ... attempts to improve water quality. This whole-system approach is called watershed management, and it ... developed a watershed management plan to address water resources problems specific to their location. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. The Wetlands

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/422/wetlands

    a long time in the soil and vegetation. For this reason, wetlands play a role in flood control and ... wetlands have been drained or filled since European settlers first arrived. Laws now exist to protect our ...

  5. Fluoride

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1518

    discharge from fertilizer or aluminum factories. Also, many communities add fluoride to their drinking water ... 0.2- 1.7 mg/L Erosion of earth materials; Discharge from fertilizer and aluminum factories TREATMENT ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. How do I recognize a healthy stream?

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1465/how-do-i-recognize-healthy-stream

    runs help flush out sediments and facilitate the breakdown of nutrients that get into the stream. ... Pools, on the other hand, help trap sediments and nutrients so they do not get transported downstream too ... by balancing the movement of sediments and nutrients as water flows downstream. Additionally, each ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. East Branch Sugar Creek Watershed

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/groups/east-branch-sugar-creek-watershed

    systems. We have Certified Crop Advisors in our group, and people highly experienced in dairy management ... . Staff members have lab and research experience with collection and processing of manure, soil and water ... Sugar Creek Tuscarawas Tracy Haney District Program Administrator Tuscarawas Soil and Water ...

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