In memory of Duane Rigsby
By Bradford Sherman CFAES/South Centers The Ohio State University South Centers, the College, and The Ohio State University lost a beloved friend and colleague in April with the passing of Duane Rigsby. Duane was one of the first staff members hired at C ...
After all these years...Bergefurd still pursuing new opportunities
By Bradford Sherman CFAES/South Centers Pursue new opportunities. Do not be afraid to try something new and fail. Not only is this the parting message that retiring Extension educator Brad Bergefurd wishes to share with new generations of Buckeyes, but it ...
SWBR receives research funding
By Arif Rahman SWBR Scientist The Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources program at OSU South Centers, along with Dr. John Lenhart, a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering with The Ohio State University, have been funded to work on the developmen ...
Islam participates in USDA FAS Borlaug Mentor Workshop
By Rafiq Islam SWBR Program Leader Rafiq Islam, Program Leader of the Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources program at The Ohio State University South Centers recently attended the USDA-Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) Borlaug Mentor Focus Group Event at ...
Kazak scholar visiting South Centers
By Rafiq Islam SWBR Program Leader Professor Yelikbayev Bakhytzhan, Department of Chemical Processes and Industrial Ecology, Satpayev University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, has joined the Soil, Water and Bioenergy Resources program at The Ohio State University S ...
SWBR researchers present for International Association for Great Lakes Research
By Arif Rahman SWBR Scientist The Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Research program team organized a technical session and participated in the State of Lake Erie Conference. Drs. Rafiq Islam and Arif Rahman moderated a session titled “Agricultural practice and ...
‘Market’ Research: How a field trip helped transform the Pike Outreach Food Pantry
By Bradford Sherman CFAES/South Centers When Extension educator and Pike County Local Foods Group (PCLFG) organizer Tammy Jones visited the Reeb Avenue Center in Columbus as part of a series of field trips to learn about how other counties provide local f ...
Welch named to Farmers Market Coalition Board
By Bradford Sherman CFAES/South Centers Christie Welch, Direct Food and Agricultural Marketing Team Leader with OSU Extension, has been elected to a three-year term on the Farmers Market Coalition board of directors. The board is tasked with representing ...
Support local farmers during National Farmers Market Week
By Christie Welch Direct Food and Agricultural Marketing Team Leader Summer is here and one of the best benefits of an Ohio summer is the availability of fresh local produce. Who can resist fresh berries, tomatoes, sweet corn, and more? One way to feed yo ...
Innovative raspberry system being tested
By Gary Gao, Professor and Extension Specialist Ryan Slaughter, Research Assistant Paul O’Bryant, Research Assistant The Specialty Crops Small Fruits team is in the midst of a two-year long-cane raspberry project funded by Ohio Department of Agriculture t ...