Farmland Leasing Workshops to be Held Around State
Ohio State University Extension is offering Farmland Leasing Workshops throughout Ohio this January through March 2014. The program for landowners and farmers will focus on factors affecting leasing options and rental rates, analyzing rent survey data, ...
A Super Time for Super Berries
By: Gary Gao, PhD, Small Fruit Extension Specialist and Associate Professor If you do a Google search for “super berries,” a few plants will come up. Some of the uncommon ones could be Aronia berries, Chinese goji berries and elderberries, while commo ...
Is the Aquaculture Boot Camp (ABC)Program Over?
By: Estefania James, MS, Program Assistant The Ohio Center for Aquaculture Research and Development at The Ohio State University South Centers has recently received many phone calls and emails requesting information how to register for the aquaculture b ...
The Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon Contracts with the University of Rio Grande
By: Patrick Dengel, OSU-Rio Grande Collaboration Coordinator and Business Development Specialist The Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon contracts with the University of Rio Grande to provide service programs that assist business students wit ...
Growing Barley and Hops For Local Beer-making
By: Brad Bergefurd, MS, Horticulture Specialist and Extension Educator Statewide interest in purchasing local malting barley and hops by Ohio brewers has Ohio State University moving ahead with research on these crops. Ohio commercial beer manufacturers ...
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Change of Faces at the Ohio Cooperative Development Center
By: Hannah Scott, OCDC Program Manager The Ohio Cooperative Development Center at the OSU South Centers welcomed Hannah Scott as the program manager on January 26, 2015. Hannah is from Georgetown, Ohio, where she and her family continue to farm. Han ...
Dr. Hanping Wang Visited Benha University and WorldFish Center in Egypt
By: Hanping Wang, PhD, Senior Research Scientist Invited by the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, DC, Dr. Hanping Wang recently visited Benha University in Cairo to discuss and enhance future scientific collaboration, and advise Ms Hiam S. Desouky’s dissert ...
Ms. Hiam S. Desouky Passed Her Defense and Received Her Ph.D.
By: Hanping Wang, PhD, Senior Research Scientist Ms. Hiam S. Desouky, who was trained through a joint Ph.D. training program between the OSU South Centers and Benha University in Cairo, passed her defense and received her Ph.D. recently in the School of V ...
Can Making High Tunnels Increase Farm Profits?
By: Brad Bergefurd, MS, Horticulture Specialist and Extension Educator High tunnels, also called high hoops or hoop houses, are temporary structures used to extend the growing season of fruits and vegetables and are gaining in popularity with area farme ...