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  1. Netting success: Video series shows how to get started in fish farming

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/netting-success-video-series-shows-how-get

    Tiu, OARDC aquaculture researcher. “We’re constantly getting calls from people interested in ... aquaculture and wanting to know more about what fish farming entails and how one can get started or expand ... the fish consumed globally. Ohio currently has about 200 registered fish farmers, according to a 2010 ...

  2. 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

    farmers. Video: Hilfinger talks about high tunnels and the assist she got from OARDC scientists. “We’ve ... used OARDC’s high tunnel research to increase our impact by providing high-quality produce for more ... our produce earlier in the season,” she said, “generating more revenue to support our mission and ...

  3. The National Ecological Observatory Network: Using Ecological Science to Better Understand Our World

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/national-ecological-observatory-network-using-ecological-science-better-understand-our-world

    Ecological Observatory Network: Using Ecological Science to Better Understand Our World” to headline the  ... environment across U.S. NEON will have 81 U.S.  field sites  representing 20 ecological climates in locations ... professional ecologists — scientists who study how organisms and their environment interact — in the U.S. Nov. ...

  4. OFFER Field Day

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

    and Apple Creek in Wayne County. From U.S. 250, go north 1.8 miles on Apple Creek Road. From U.S. 30, ...

  5. Study: Fat in avocado helps body absorb, convert vitamin A nutrients

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2015/study-fat-avocado-helps-body-absorb-convert

    we did,” lead author Rachel Kopec said. “But our finding about the conversion to vitamin A is new and ... pretty significant.” The body turns provitamin A substances into active vitamin A. “Our finding about the ...

  6. Zero waste, big benefits: OARDC hosts large-scale composting course

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2014/zero-waste-big-benefits-oardc-hosts-large-scale

    13th year March 25-26 and is typically sold out, is for people who work at or with commercial-scale ... dioxide as a climate change-causing greenhouse gas, says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “Food ...

  7. Recent paper: States’ renewable energy standards work — they help cut carbon emissions

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/recent-paper-states%E2%80%99-renewable-energy-standards

    state-level implementation of renewable portfolio standards (RPSs) in the U.S. reduced national carbon ... reduce our state-level carbon emissions.”—Samantha Sekar ‘Significant’ cuts already, even more possible ... that not all U.S. states have adopted RPSs and those that have are only in their initial years of ...

  8. Deadly pig virus is now in Ohio: Key is strict biosecurity

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/deadly-pig-virus-now-ohio-key-strict-biosecurity

    Experts first found porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PEDv, in the U.S. just a little more than ... a health risk to people and doesn’t affect the safety of pork. To contact the scientist: Steve Moeller at ...

  9. 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

    immediate practices that people can implement this fall as they are making fertilizer applications that can ... Extension, team members are also from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service. The ...

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

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2016/scarlet-gray-make-brownfield-green-oardc-team

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency added the site to the Superfund National Priorities List. ... Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the worst hazardous waste sites in the U.S ... basta.4@osu.edu. Read about more new research by Nick Basta… Read the TerraDaily story… ...

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