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  1. Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference

    to “emphasize that every farmer needs to work on building their soil quality, and building organic ... “Importance of Building Soil Health for All Farmers,” and a panel discussion on the “Policy, Principles and ... chief, NRCS, and a no-till farmer. “We’ll discuss how to find creative ways as to what can be done to ...

  2. Multi-State Project Guidelines & Information

    https://oardc.osu.edu/research-resources/multi-state-project-guidelines-information

    Travel Guidelines To review guidelines, click here. Project Participation Guidelines To become ... complete the required form, please reference the Project Initiation page. Searching for Multi-State ... password, you'll need to register, also at the URL above.) In the top menu, select Project, then select ...

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

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/meet-hoopers-oardc-scientists-spur-high-tunnel-use

    High tunnels help farmers grow more food, and OARDC scientists are helping more farmers use them. ... longer. Inside, fruits and vegetables ripen earlier in spring and yield later in fall, with no need for ... farmers. Video: Hilfinger talks about high tunnels and the assist she got from OARDC scientists. “We’ve ...

  4. Conservation Tillage Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/conservation-tillage-conference

    farmers who are able to attend, it also offers training for certified crop advisers who in turn use that ... knowledge to advise farmers throughout Ohio who aren’t able to attend. Of the 900 people expected to attend ... certified crop advisers and, as a result, a value to farmers who are their clients,” Watters said. “Many ...

  5. Organic Food and Farming Education and Research Program Public Listening and Planning Session

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/organic-food-and-farming-education-and-research-program-public-listening-and-planning-session

    industry. “Organic farmers have been a huge part” of the program’s past success, Doohan said. “We need their ... will hold a public listening and planning session on Nov. 9 in Wooster. Organic farmers and others are ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. There will be updates on current research, time ...

  6. Ohio No-Till Summer Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/ohio-no-till-summer-field-day

    No-till farming sounds simple. Just don’t till the soil, right? Farmers know better. Adopting ... the application of pesticides and chemical fertilizers, all of which influence both yields and ... a series of events throughout the year to support farmers interested in adopting no-till for its ability to ...

  7. Good time to start: Fall farm practices for helping crops and water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2014/good-time-start-fall-farm-practices

    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. The team, which has studied ... and refined the practices, is sharing details on them with farmers around Ohio. “There are some ...

  8. Introductory Workshop on Aquaculture and Aquaponics

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/introductory-workshop-aquaculture-and-aquaponics

    Ohio needs more fish farmers, and researchers at the Ohio Center for Aquaculture Research and ... Development are working to meet that need. The center will offer a daylong introductory workshop on ... a marriage of two systems – aquaculture and hydroponics,” he said. “Nutrient-rich fish wastewater fertilizes ...

  9. Pumpkin Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/pumpkin-field-day

    issues from farmers and crop consultants. In addition to pumpkins, the field day also addresses issues ... This year’s Aug. 18 Pumpkin Field Day will offer growers valuable research updates regarding ...

  10. 3 keys to farming’s future: OARDC scientist shares findings

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2016/3-keys-farming%E2%80%99s-future-oardc-scientist-shares

    The top concerns for the future of U.S. farming? An aging farm population. The need to ... successfully transition land ownership from senior farmers to new entrants in the industry. And providing those ... new entrants — beginning farmers — with training and support. So said Ani Katchova (pictured, left), ...

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