OARDC Report newsletter : July-August 2015

  1. OARDC’s 2015 Annual Research Conference, which took place in April, featured 11 speakers on a theme of “Water Quality: Sustaining a Vital Resource” [w/video] ...

  2. For two straight years now, ice wines from northeast Ohio’s Grand River Valley wine region have won the top award for dessert wine in the largest American wine competition in the world ...

  3. A study by two OARDC scientists played a key role in a recent health and environmental risk assessment of reusing spent foundry sands, or SFS, in certain soil-related uses ...

  4. Precipitation and temperature variations over the past 20 years have suppressed the U.S. average soybean yield gain by nearly a third, representing a loss to the industry of $11 billion nationally ...

  5. The new Field to Faucet effort, with OARDC scientist Jay Martin at its helm, aims to ensure safe water for all Ohioans while keeping farming productive and profitable [w/video] ...

  6. 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...