‘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 ...
The Bees are Back in Town
Guess who just got back today? Them honey bees that’d been away. It has been a few years since South Centers has been home to managed hives of honey bees, but with the acquisition of the long-cane raspberry production grant from the Ohio Department of Agr ...
Center for Cooperatives welcomes new staff
Two new faces have joined the CFAES Center for Cooperatives team in recent months. Joining Program Director Hannah Scott are new Program Coordinator Samantha (Sam) Black and most recently new Program Specialist Melissa Whitt. Melissa Whitt Melissa Whitt ...
New quick advice legal clinic program aiming to help close gap for rural entrepreneurs
By Hannah Scott CFAES Center for Cooperatives Program Director Imagine you are an entrepreneur starting a business or even growing an emerging business. In addition to thinking about important questions like where you will locate, how you will hire the s ...
Aquaculture team publish two papers in prestigious journals
Dr. Hanping Wang Aquaculture Program Leader Aquaculture team members recently published two papers related to production of monosex fish and sex control in aquaculture in prestigious aquatic and biological journals. The first paper is about the effect of ...
Raspberry and Grape Field Night
Come join us for an informative field night featuring information to benefit both beginner and advanced growers, and to teach you proven techniques to maximize production and quality in your raspberry plantings and grape vineyards. This field night is sup ...