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  1. Hayden Hall

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/hayden-hall

    Hall houses the Soil and Environmental Biochemistry and Microbial Ecology Laboratory.  ...

  2. Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/understanding-algal-blooms-state-science-conference

    share the latest information on protecting water quality. Scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the ... are caused by a combination of warm water temperatures and high concentrations of phosphorus in the ... water. The blooms can produce dangerous toxins, such as microcystin. Toledo residents lost access to ...

  3. 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

    “Farmers are aware that soil organic matter is the foundation of sustainable agriculture,” says ... on, the organic matter levels in one’s soil. Should crop residue, which provides organic matter, be ... left on the field or sold? Called the Lucas SOM (Soil Organic Matter) Calculator, the Excel-based tool ...

  4. OARDC Impact Archive

    https://oardc.osu.edu/node/1992

    Cleaner Water Tear down a dam, and a river will change. But how? And how much? To find out, Ohio ... impacts of dam removals and documenting the exact changes seen in the rivers’ flow, biology and water ... healthy bees and environments that boost bee numbers. Improving Water Quality: Wetlands Offer Keys to ...

  5. Two OARDC scientists contribute to National Climate Assessment

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/two-oardc-scientists-contribute-national

    co-authored the report’s  forestry chapter. Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science in ... agriculture, human health, land and water resources, energy supply and use, and ecosystems and biodiversity. ...

  6. EPN Breakfast Club

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/epn-breakfast-club-0

    Managing Water Resources – Local, Global (Joint Environmental Professionals Network and Water ... Management Association of Ohio Meeting) In the face of water crises– aging infrastructure, water scarcity, ... droughts, flooding, sea level rise – the need to accelerate innovative, inclusive, and integrated water ...

  7. Research Resources

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

    projects are focused on critical state, national and global issues, such as water quality, food safety and ... million to explore the biodiversity and ecosystem services in urban soils $0.6 million to develop ...

  8. Martin to lead Field to Faucet water program, has ‘ability to bring people together’

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2015/martin-lead-field-faucet-water-program-has-

    OARDC scientist Jay Martin, pictured, has been picked to lead Ohio State’s Field to Faucet water ... quality program. A response to last summer’s Toledo water crisis and the ongoing harmful algal bloom ... problems in Lake Erie and other lakes, the new program aims to ensure safe drinking water for all Ohioans ...

  9. Organic Crop Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/organic-crop-field-day

    various aspects of agronomic, specialty and cover crops. A featured topic will be soil management using ... the soil balancing philosophy, an idea described by William Albrecht in The Albrecht Papers which says ... that ideal soils contain 60-75 percent calcium, 10-20 percent magnesium and 2-5 percent potassium on ...

  10. Breakfast Presentation by the Environmental Professionals Network

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/breakfast-presentation-environmental-professionals-network

    optional joint meeting with the  Water Management Association of Ohio, will feature three major initiatives ... aimed at protecting and improving water quality.   “The importance of water is increasingly on the ... professionals, agencies and others interested in Ohio’s water resources. It has divisions focused on lakes, ...

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