OARDC Report newsletter : July-August 2014

  1. There’s the cold you need to make ice wine. Then there’s the arctic, subzero, double-polar-vortex cold that deep-froze Ohio last winter. Which wasn’t good for the state’s wine grapes at all ...

  2. New research finds that state-level implementation of renewable portfolio standards in the U.S. reduced national carbon emissions by 4 percent in 2010, with more substantial reductions expected in the future ...

  3. Work continues on a project to revise the Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index. The index is a planning tool that farmers use to predict phosphorus runoff from their fields ...

  4. Funding support for OARDC comes in part from an Ohio legislature line-item appropriation and from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture...

  5. Experts first found porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PEDv, in the U.S. just a little more than a year ago. Since then it has caused major losses on hog farms across the country ...

  6. A 10-year international project whose participants included an OARDC scientist and his labmates has made the cover of one of the world’s top scientific journals ...