Ohio Celebrates Local Foods Week Aug. 9-15, 2015
By: Christie Welch, Direct Marketing Specialist Ohio State University Extension’s Local Foods Team has been working on celebrating the bounty of Ohio Local Foods. In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of Ohio agriculture, the team has ...
Ohio farmers’ markets increase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) redemption by offering incentives
By: Christie Welch, Direct Marketing Specialist Over the course of 2014, OSU South Centers’ Direct Agricultural Marketing Specialist collaborated with a diverse group of stakeholders to apply for USDA’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) Program ...
New visiting scholars joined Soil, Water and Bioenergy Program
Jingqi (Lily) Liu and Heba El Abd have been welcomed as visiting scholars after recently joining the Soil, Water and Bioenergy Program at the OSU South Centers at Piketon. Currently, Lily is employed as a Research Associate at the Sustainable Agricultura ...
Collaboration between The Ohio State University South Centers and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Rafiq Islam and Wayne Lewis visited the Peoples Republic of China at the invitation of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Heilongjiang and Jiamusi Branches) from July 18 to 29, 2015. Rafiq Islam, the program director for Soil, Water and Bioener ...
OSU will host Ag & Natural Resources Tax Issues Workshop on December 15, 2014
OSU Income Tax Schools will again offer the Ag & Natural Resources Tax Issues Workshop by Professor Phil Harris. The workshop will take place on December 15, 2014 at various locations around Ohio. If you represent farmers, this full-day webinar will ...
Connections Newsletter Summer Edition 2015
OSU Wine Grape Variety Trial Seeks to Increase Ohio Wine Grape Growing Options
OSU Researchers seek to increase Ohio winegrape options with variety trials. In an effort to boost Ohio's wine industry, researchers with Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) are determini ...
Connections Newsletter Spring Edition 2015
Cattle and Forage Drought Information When drought conditions exist, they bring on management decisions that cattlemen face infrequently. The following resources produced by The Ohio State University Extension Beef Team may be useful to help with decision ...
Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference will Feature "How Well Do You Know Your Legal System?"
Women involved in agriculture will gather on Friday, March 28, 2014 for the East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference in New Philadelphia, Ohio. OSU's Peggy Kirk Hall, assistant professor and director of the Agricultural and Resource Law Program, w ...