The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
OARDC Report newsletter
May-June 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).

OARDC organic farming program has new interim leader; ‘period of reinvention’ ahead

OARDC has named Doug Doohan interim director of OFFER, the Organic Food and Farming Education and Research program…

Read more

New lecture series honors OARDC’s Steve Slack

The series “recognizes his commitment to research” and to OARDC…    

Read more

Ohio’s got hops — thanks to OARDC scientists

More and more Buckeye State farmers grow hops, a craft beer ingredient in sky-high demand. Here’s why…

Read more

Meet the hoopers: OARDC scientists spur high-tunnel use, a low-cost way to grow more food

High tunnels (aka hoop houses) net more food, a plus for farmers and the hungry (w/ video)…

Read more

Could mosquitoes spread Zika in Ohio? ‘Chances are very low’: OARDC scientist

Zika’s main carrier doesn’t live here, says Peter Piermarini. But take steps if you travel. And guard against Ohio’s own mosquito-borne diseases...

Read more

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...

Read more