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  1. College Creates Annual Lecture Series in Honor of Retired OARDC Director Steve Slack

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/college-creates-annual-lecture-series-honor-retired-oardc-director-steve-slack

    contributions to his or her field of expertise. The largest university agbiosciences research center in the ... where crops can be modified to improve disease resistance and biomass accumulation for sustainable ... agricultural production. Slack spent over four decades dedicated to teaching, research and administration. He ...

  2. Getting Started in Hops Production Workshop is Feb. 4

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/getting-started-hops-production-workshop-feb-4

    learn how to get started in hops production can learn from the experts during a preconference workshop ... crops continues to increase statewide among both established and potential hops growers, experts say, ... Production” workshop will be held Feb. 4 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, 1680 Madison Ave., ...

  3. Hunger Amid Plenty: Lack of Food More Widespread Than Many Realize

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/hunger-amid-plenty-lack-food-more-widespread-many-realize

    vegetables or whole-grain cereal — shelf-stable products that have a higher nutritional quality,” she said. ... use,” Hatsu said. Even produce farmers who can’t harvest all their crop could contact food banks to see ... if volunteers could glean leftover fruits and vegetables instead of letting it rot in the fields, she ...

  4. Small Farm Conference March 13-14 Offers Expansion Options for Farmers

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/small-farm-conference-march-13-14-offers-expansion-options-farmers

    crop production techniques including hoop house management, irrigation and grafting. Woodlands ... Extension’s Small Farm Program. Nye said he continues to see “a huge interest” in small farm production ... Farms Program is to provide a greater understanding of production practices, economics of land-use ...

  5. Workshop Offers Insight into Aquaculture

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/workshop-offers-insight-aquaculture

    see three types of operating production systems in one place, which is very rare to find,” Smith said. ... “Plus you are learning from experienced farmers and experts in the field, which could save a new ...

  6. Ohio State Scientists Forging "Kinder, Gentler" Food Processing

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-state-scientists-forging-kinder-gentler-food-processing

    processed foods perhaps without even realizing it, Balasubramaniam said. Currently, the products can be ... lunch meats, seafood, salsa, vegetable products, deli salads — and guacamole. Beverages are often ... technologies for food and beverage products. For example, in work with beverage processors, Balasubramaniam ...

  7. Big Data, Water Quality Focus of Conservation Tillage Conference March 3-4

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/big-data-water-quality-focus-conservation-tillage-conference-march-3-4

    ADA, Ohio – As more farmers gain access to and use big data to increase yield production ... research, insight, tips and techniques on conservation tillage including cover crops, no-till, soil quality, ... farmers and industry representatives. Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) continuing education credits are ...

  8. Conservation Tillage Conference March 2-3 Offers Tips for Farmers in Tight Economy

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/conservation-tillage-conference-march-2-3-offers-tips-farmers-tight-economy

    have to make smarter, calculated choices to grow profitable crops this year. Also important is the need ... Management Highlights for Corn. Taking a Second Look at Hybrid Performance and Technology. Crop-Effective and ... tips and techniques on precision fertility, cover crops and manure, water management, technology and ...

  9. Green Fair to Host Renewable Energy Workshop

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/green-fair-host-renewable-energy-workshop

    to learn from folks with experience in this field,” said co-organizer Mary Wicks of Ohio State’s ... renewable energy, including Green Energy Ohio; Wooster-based  Genahol  (ethanol production from cellulose);  ... Cleveland-based  quasar energy group  (methane production from anaerobic digestion), which has a lab, digester and ...

  10. Report: USDA Awards $4.8 Million to Support Critical Agricultural Research and Extension Projects

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/report-usda-awards-48-million-support-critical-agricultural-research-and-extension-projects

    parasites on sheep production in the midwest U.S." A full disclosure of the project can be found here. ...

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