Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station

Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station (HMV1L)

Location: Columbus, OH 43221 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 0.633', W 83° 2.425'

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The Ohio General Assembly established the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station in 1882. From its inception until 1892, the Station occupied 17 acres on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University before relocating to 470 acres in Wayne County. In 1965, the Station changed its name to the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) to more accurately reflect its mission and programs. In 1982, the Center formally merged with The Ohio State University. Today, the Center encompasses nearly 2,100 acres in Wayne County with 10 branches located across the state for a total of approximately 7,100 acres dedicated to agricultural research.

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The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center is the research arm of The Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Services. The Center's scientists are dedicated to enhancing the well being of people throughout Ohio, the nation, and the world through research on food, agriculture, family and the environment. Its goals are to produce safe, healthy, and affordable food and agricultural products, promote stewardship of natural resources and the environment, keep Ohio positioned favorably in a global economy. Throughout its history, OARDC scientists have restored fertility to Ohio's soils, added beneficial supplements to livestock feed, and bred high-yielding corn, wheat, oats, soybeans, and tomatoes that are resistant to pathogens and insects.
HM NumberHMV1L
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number71-25
Year Placed2003
Placed ByOARDC and the Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 11:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 325850 N 4430922
Decimal Degrees40.01055000, -83.04041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 0.633', W 83° 2.425'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 0' 37.98" N, 83° 2' 25.50" W
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Area Code(s)614
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2153-2159 Carmack Rd, Columbus OH 43221, US
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