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06/30/2008 $5 Million Third Frontier Grant to Advance Granule Technology COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The performance of a liquid combined with the convenience of a capsule is the focus of a $5 million three-year Third Frontier Grant exploring advanced granule technologies that address the economic, health and environmental concerns of the turfgrass, horticulture and agricultural industries. Candace Pollock Steve Slack, Denny Hall, Stephen Myers, Debra Crow
11/12/2012 OARDC Receives National Research Award for Critical Soybean Rust Work WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) is one of the recipients of the 2012 Experiment Station Section Award of Excellence in Multistate Research for its work to rapidly address the threat of soybean rust to U.S. agricultural production. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack, Anne Dorrance
10/12/2012 OARDC Announces Winners of 2012 Service, Achievement Awards WOOSTER, Ohio -- OARDC presented its 2012 service and achievement awards Oct. 11 during the center's annual Employee Appreciation Night. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
09/09/2011 OARDC to Unveil Unique Ag Safety Facility Sept. 16 in Wooster: Public Invited WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) will unveil Sept. 16 a unique, highly secure bio-containment building aimed at enhancing its nationally and internationally recognized research programs on infectious diseases of plants and animals -- and further safeguarding Ohio's $90-plus billion agricultural industry. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/23/2010 Loerch Receives 2010 OARDC Senior Faculty Research Award: 'Immediate Impact' on Beef Cited WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio State scientist Steve Loerch, whose findings help livestock farmers improve both the health of their animals and their profits, yesterday received OARDC's 2010 Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/27/2006 Lt. Gov. Candidate Padgett Tours ATI, OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — Lieutenant Governor candidate Joy Padgett looked into Ohio’s future April 25 in Wooster, and it featured science and higher education. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/27/2012 How Insects (Including in Antarctica) Survive Cold: OARDC Scientist's Achievements Net Honor WOOSTER, Ohio — David Denlinger, a professor in Ohio State’s Department of Entomology, has received OARDC’s 2012 Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award.  Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
11/02/2010 'OARDC Is Key to Country's Future': USDA Deputy Secretary Merrigan WOOSTER, Ohio — After touring the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) — which is recovering from a Sept. 16 tornado that destroyed buildings, greenhouses, equipment and invaluable research — U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan said it’s time “to heal” and to move forward with projects that are crucial to agriculture and the country’s future development. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/27/2012 How Do Muscle and Fat Develop? OARDC Scientist Honored for Findings in Animals, People WOOSTER, Ohio -- Kichoon Lee, an associate professor in Ohio State’s Department of Animal Sciences, has received OARDC’s 2012 Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/23/2009 OARDC Names 2009 Junior Faculty Research Award Winners: Land Use, Food-borne Illness Experts COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State’s Elena Irwin and Jeff LeJeune today were named winners of OARDC's 2009 Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/27/2012 Tomato Genes for Health and Profit: Francis Wins OARDC 'Innovator' Award WOOSTER, Ohio -- David Francis, an associate professor in Ohio State’s Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, has received the 2012 Director’s Innovator of the Year Award from OARDC. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
08/10/2010 Miller Receives Prestigious Plant Pathology Recognition for Work on Vegetable Crops WOOSTER, Ohio — Sally Miller has dedicated her career to helping vegetable farmers protect their crops, whether close to her hometown in northeast Ohio or as far away as Bangladesh. Such dedication has earned the Canton native and Ohio State University plant pathologist the recognition of fellow by the American Phytopathological Society (APS) — one of the highest distinctions bestowed on scientists who specialize in the study and control of diseases of plants. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/27/2012 How to Feed Cattle More Distillers Grains: OARDC Names Krauss Award Winner WOOSTER, Ohio — Tara Felix, who last year earned her Ph.D. in ruminant nutrition from Ohio State’s Department of Animal Sciences, has received OARDC’s William E. Krauss Director’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Research.  Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
07/05/2007 Sen. Voinovich Learns About Bio-energy, Climate Change Research at OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — Sen. George Voinovich toured the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) June 29 to learn about ongoing research seeking to develop new sources of renewable energy and industrial products and combat the effects of global warming. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
08/31/2012 $6M Announced for Reconstruction of Tornado-stricken Building on Ohio State's Wooster Campus WOOSTER, Ohio -- The state of Ohio's Office of Budget and Management has allocated $6 million in emergency funds to assist with the reconstruction of a building at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), which was severely damaged as a result of a Sept. 16, 2010, tornado that struck the Wooster campus. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/24/2002 Three Receive Research Awards at April 23 OARDC Annual Conference WOOSTER, Ohio -- Three Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center scientists were honored for their achievements at the center’s 2002 annual conference yesterday (April 23) in Wooster. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/23/2009 Nematode, Urban Landscape Expert Wins 2009 OARDC Senior Faculty Research Award; Work 'Spans from Genes to Ecosystems' WOOSTER, Ohio — OARDC today honored Parwinder Grewal, a professor in Ohio State’s Department of Entomology, with its 2009 Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
10/12/2011 OARDC Announces 2011 Recipients of Service, Achievement Awards WOOSTER, Ohio – OARDC has announced the 2011 recipients of its service and achievement awards. They were presented Oct. 6 at the center's annual Employee Appreciation Night. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
09/22/2010 Clean-up Continues at OARDC's Wooster Campus: 'We Always Bounce Back' WOOSTER, Ohio — Clean-up continues at Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster following last Thursday’s (9/16) direct hit by an EF-2 tornado. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
09/19/2011 A Milestone Reached: OARDC Dedicates First-in-Ohio Ag Safety Facility WOOSTER, Ohio -- In the presence of elected officials, Ohio State University leaders and community supporters, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) unveiled last Friday, Sept. 16 a unique, highly secure bio-containment building aimed at safeguarding Ohio’s $100-billion agricultural industry from infectious diseases that threaten plants and animals in an increasingly globalized economy. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/23/2009 OARDC Scientist Honored for Inventions; Moves 'Discoveries Closer to the Marketplace' COLUMBUS, Ohio — John Finer, a professor in Ohio State’s Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, today received OARDC's 2009 Director’s Innovator of the Year Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
06/30/2011 Kinnamon Joins Ohio State as Industry Liaison Director for Ag Biosciences WOOSTER, Ohio -- Bryan Kinnamon, an executive with more than three decades of experience in marketing and manufacturing technology at global businesses, has joined Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) as Industry Liaison Office Director. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
12/22/2010 Congressman-elect Renacci Tours OARDC: 'I Look Forward to Working With You' WOOSTER, Ohio — Jim Renacci, who will represent Ohio's 16th District in the U.S. House of Representatives beginning in January 2011, toured the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) Nov. 17 to learn more about educational and economic development assets in the north-central and northeast Ohio counties that span the district. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
06/15/2007 Brazilian Researcher Visits OARDC to Discuss Bio-energy Collaborations WOOSTER, Ohio € Brazil is an international leader in the production of biofuels from crops. Ohio State University has a widely recognized crop breeding and biotechnology program and is leading efforts in the state to develop renewable fuels, energy and materials. So it makes sense that both parties get together to compare notes and learn from each other as they seek to make further strides in the worlds emerging bioecononomy. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
02/23/2012 OARDC Names Research Lab After Former U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Board of Trustees has approved naming the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) Plant and Animal Agrosecurity Research Facility (PAAR) in honor of longtime U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
07/18/2003 'Proud Past, Proud Future': OARDC Dedicates Historical Marker WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) celebrated its past and looked to the future as it dedicated an Ohio Historical Marker July 18 during the BioHio open house in Wooster. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
03/16/2012 OARDC Names BioHio Research Park Leader WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) has selected Shauna R. Brummet as president and executive director of its BioHio Research Park in northeast Ohio. She will begin her position in April. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/29/2011 High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award COLUMBUS, Ohio — A four-member team of current and former OSU scientists yesterday (4/28) received the 2011 Director’s Innovator of the Year Award from OARDC. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
05/19/2008 Ohio Legislators Tour OARDC; Learn About Renewable Fuel, Energy and Products Research WOOSTER, Ohio — A group of Ohio legislators toured the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) May 12 to learn about ongoing research seeking to develop new sources of renewable energy, fuels and industrial products. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/29/2011 Plant Disease Grad Student Wins OARDC Krauss Award COLUMBUS, Ohio — Alissa Kriss, a doctoral student in OSU’s Department of Plant Pathology, yesterday received OARDC’s William E. Krauss Director’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Research.  Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack

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