OARDC Report newsletter : November-December 2014

  1. Farmers can boost their yields and protect water, too, by using a set of best management practices when applying fertilizer this fall, says a team of OARDC and other experts ...

  2. Some Ohio State students this fall are finding their classroom all wet. By design. In fact, they may often wear waders [w/video] ...

  3. Gypsum, which has roots in the past as a farm soil treatment, also may have a bright future, and not just as a booster of crops but also a protector of water ...

  4. Bruce McPheron, Ohio State’s vice president for agricultural administration, while speaking Sept. 16 at the Farm Science Review trade show, announced the creation of a new wide-ranging water quality initiative [w/video] ...

  5. 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...

  6. Most farmers in northwest Ohio’s Maumee River watershed, Lake Erie’s largest tributary, are willing to take at least one additional action to reduce nutrient losses from their farms, provided they think the action will work and also will help their farms ...