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  1. Do algae affect what fish see? Science angles for answers

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2016/do-algae-affect-what-fish-see-science

    Researchers from CFAES are studying how well fish can see both prey and predators underwater, and ... how that ability is influenced by changes in water clarity. They hope the research will help Lake ... can be set up around a round tank in the lab. This allows researchers to study how well fish can see ...

  2. Organic matter in the soil on a farm: How to check it, why it matters

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2014/organic-matter-soil-farm-how-check-it-why-it

    matter levels include lower operating costs, greater farm income and healthier soils. “How you farm today ... long-term productivity.” “How you farm today will affect the soil organic matter your fields will have in ...

  3. OARDC scientists are helping Ohio prepare for, defend against avian flu

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/january-february-2016/oardc-scientists-are-helping-ohio-prepare

    Extension’s poultry veterinarian, are developing a plan that would allow Ohio egg farms, if needed, to compost ... how to handle that,” said Bill Knapke, environmental manager for western Ohio’s Cooper Farms. “The ... mortality disposal methods right on the farm.” “The emphasis has been on taking biosecurity to a new ...

  4. Ohio’s annual Stinner Summit makes plans for sustainable food, communities

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2015/ohio%E2%80%99s-annual-stinner-summit-makes-plans

    It was about growing green farms. Building sustainable communities. And helping keep more people ... water — including such issues as local food, urban farming, food security and sustainable agriculture ... parts of a farm and its neighboring communities, and how all the parts interact. Successfully managing ...

  5. September-October 2016

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-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 ...

  6. 3-Hr Good Agricultural Practices training: Wayne County

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/3-hr-good-agricultural-practices-training-wayne-county

    contamination on produce at the farm level.  These practices are options to REDUCE but can never ELIMINATE all ...

  7. July-August 2016

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-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 ...

  8. Ohio Produce Marketing Agreement bill to new Director of Ag

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/ohio-produce-marketing-agreement-bill-new-director-ag

    fruits and vegetables to implement on the farm.  Farmers can register with OPMA and gain membership upon ... implementing set standards and passing audits.  This program is considered an option for farms that are exempt ...

  9. Perspectives from Pennsylvania Supermarkets

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/perspectives-pennsylvania-supermarkets

    finds that supermarkets of PA will increasingly require fresh produce farms to receive GAP training or ... increased volume of fresh local produce locally, making GAP-trained or certified produce farms in a growing ... for produce growers to at least start with GAP training and education and begin improving their farms ...

  10. May-June 2016

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/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 ...

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