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  1. 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

    last August. “From previous studies, we expected to find an increase in absorption of provitamin A, and ... 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 ...

  2. Kale! Kale! The gang’s all here … in an Ohio State greenhouse growing veggies for students

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2015/kale-kale-gang%E2%80%99s-all-here-%E2%80%A6-ohio-state

    and Crop Science, plant experts from the department, food experts with Dining Services and student ...

  3. Interdisciplinary Programs

    https://oardc.osu.edu/research-resources/interdisciplinary-programs

    processors, retailers, and consumers. The Program for Bioproducts and the Environment (PROBE) is an ...

  4. Seeing (and using) the good in manure and keeping our water clean, too

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2015/seeing-and-using-good-manure-and-keeping

    farmers and others in the industry. “Manure is an excellent soil amendment and provides nutrients for crop ... growth,” said Glen Arnold, an organizer of the event and manure nutrient management systems field ... toxins from a western Lake Erie algal bloom caused a two-day water use ban in Toledo. Experts think such ...

  5. And now for a really big show: See latest ag tech, innovations

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/and-now-really-big-show-see-latest-ag-tech

    we have to offer,” he said. “For example, the Review was the first farm show to demonstrate an ... ways to learn In all, the Review will have some 620 exhibitors, 4,000 product lines, an expected total ... experts from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, including OARDC, and from ...

  6. Pumpkin Field Night

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/pumpkin-field-night-0

    offered by horticultural experts with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The ... speck.” Brad Bergefurd, an Ohio State University Extension educator, will lead the field night. OSU ...

  7. 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

    Since late 2014, an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 has gripped the U.S. poultry ... Agriculture. Although the virus hasn’t reached Ohio, experts with OARDC and OSU Extension are helping poultry ... it get here. For example, Fred Michel, an OARDC biosystems engineer, and Mohamed El-Gazzar, OSU ...

  8. Soybean rust never sleeps … so team of scientists stands guard against it

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2014/soybean-rust-never-sleeps-%E2%80%A6-so-team-scientists

    Experts from more than 30 U.S. and Canadian institutions, including OARDC, continue to battle soybean ... disease, presented broadly in an easily understood and useful format.” The videos detail what the team has ... use in the U.S., and setting up a network of more than 2,300 sentinel plots — an early warning system ...

  9. New lecture series honors OARDC’s Steve Slack

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/new-lecture-series-honors-oardc%E2%80%99s-steve-slack

    impact’ on lives In addition to being regarded as an expert in his or her discipline, the chosen lecturer ...

  10. 10th Annual Stinner Summit

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/10th-annual-stinner-summit-0

    the Stinner Summit, we’re going back to the roots – Ben Stinner’s outstanding ability to find common ... sustainable communities.  Participants will be challenged to find that common ground.  In keeping with the ... together.  We will use your responses to guide our initial discussions on the way to finding your common ...

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