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  1. Battling Pests

    https://oardc.osu.edu/impacts/battling-pests

    With agriculture as Ohio’s No. 1 industry, helping farmers, growers and producers stay efficient ... scientists are continually working to help Ohio farmers increase crop yields and profitability while ... and productive is an important goal for researchers at The Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural ...

  2. Introductory Workshop on Aquaculture and Aquaponics

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/introductory-workshop-aquaculture-and-aquaponics

    Ohio needs more fish farmers, and researchers at the Ohio Center for Aquaculture Research and ... aquaculture and aquaponics Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The workshop, which will be held at The Ohio State ... aquaculture is and how to get started in it, said Matthew Smith, an Ohio State University Extension ...

  3. Deadly pig virus is now in Ohio: Key is strict biosecurity

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/deadly-pig-virus-now-ohio-key-strict-biosecurity

    affect the availability and prices of pork products, an OARDC scientist said. Despite efforts to combat ... the disease, 29 states, including Ohio, had confirmed cases of PEDv as of May 7, according to the ... producers is to clean, clean, clean,” he said. “Facilities need to be as clean as possible.” PEDv isn’t ...

  4. OARDC scientists are helping Ohio prepare for, defend against avian flu

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/january-february-2016/oardc-scientists-are-helping-ohio-prepare

    Agriculture. Although the virus hasn’t reached Ohio, experts with OARDC and OSU Extension are helping poultry ... producers learn about the disease, boost their biosecurity and prepare to minimize the flu’s impact should ... Extension’s poultry veterinarian, are developing a plan that would allow Ohio egg farms, if needed, to compost ...

  5. How and why skipping meals to lose weight can backfire

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2015/how-and-why-skipping-meals-lose-weight-can

    A new study in animals suggests that skipping meals sets off a series of metabolic miscues that ... producing glucose, that extra sugar in the blood is stored as fat. “This does support the notion that small ... meals throughout the day can be helpful for weight loss, though that may not be practical for many ...

  6. Recent paper: States’ renewable energy standards work — they help cut carbon emissions

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/recent-paper-states%E2%80%99-renewable-energy-standards

    efficiency and economic output. “These results are really important for states like Ohio. The law has helped ... New research by an OARDC scientist and a former Ohio State University graduate student finds that ... from state legislatures that require a state to produce more of its energy from renewable sources, such ...

  7. Kale! Kale! The gang’s all here … in an Ohio State greenhouse growing veggies for students

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2015/kale-kale-gang%E2%80%99s-all-here-%E2%80%A6-ohio-state

    There’s a new spin to eating on campus. Ohio State’s Student Life Dining Services department and ... the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences  have teamed to grow some of the produce ... served in campus eateries. Systems like this one are part of the growing “farm-to-table” movement. ...

  8. Job Skills and Careers

    https://oardc.osu.edu/impacts/job-skills-and-careers

    As part of The Ohio State University, Ohio State University Extension works with Ohioans young and ... old to provide job training, workforce skills and education to help residents statewide attain new ... leadership and job skills programs to teaching agriculture in urban centers to helping farmers and pesticide ...

  9. Northwest Ohio Hops Field Night

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/northwest-ohio-hops-field-night

    produce the increasingly popular crop. The Ohio Hops Field Night is Aug. 16 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the ... Ohio State University South Centers Research Building Auditorium, 1864 Shyville Road, in Piketon. The ... Northwest Ohio Hops Field Night is Aug. 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, ...

  10. Ohio Hops Field Night

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/ohio-hops-field-night

    produce the increasingly popular crop. The Ohio Hops Field Night is Aug. 16 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the ... Ohio State University South Centers Research Building Auditorium, 1864 Shyville Road, in Piketon. The ... Northwest Ohio Hops Field Night is Aug. 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, ...

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