The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
OARDC Report newsletter
March-April 2016

OARDC Report is the newsletter of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. OARDC is the research arm of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences of The Ohio State University. Learn more in this short video (2:01).

What are the sounds of a healthy farm? OARDC study records them

“In a healthy agricultural ecosystem, farming sounds should coexist with sounds of the natural world.” Listen…

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3 keys to farming’s future: OARDC scientist shares findings

What do new farmers need to succeed? Ani Katchova asked them...

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Kissing bugs here in Ohio? No need to get in a pucker: OARDC scientists

They weren’t beneath Buckeyes’ mistletoe. And neither, as a result, was Chagas disease…

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Scarlet, gray make a brownfield green: OARDC team turns waste into soil

What to do with an “87-acre wasteland of glassy slag”? The fix came — richly — from the sewers… 

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OARDC scientists nab national honors; have ‘positive impact on society’

A hearty “Hail, fellows, well met” to Ken Lee and Katrina Cornish…

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About us

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...

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