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  1. Testing a new way to kill harmful algal blooms

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/testing-new-way-kill-harmful-algal-blooms

    Chas Antinone Jr., president and chief operating officer of  Green Water Solutions LLC, the Brookfield, ...

  2. Workshop for Natural Resource Pros Will Give Intro to QGIS

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/workshop-natural-resource-pros-will-give-intro-qgis

    information system, or GIS. It works on operating systems including Mac OS X, Linux, Unix and Microsoft ... Sensing Outreach Program. Topics on the agenda will include a brief introduction to GIS; free data sources ...

  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

    people to find ways to donate fresh produce to food pantries. Managers of grocery stores — or even ... convenience stores that sell small amounts of apples and bananas — could contact food pantries to make ... “There is a lot of food waste that occurs at the retail level, but much of that food could be put to good ...

  4. Ohio State Greenhouse Management Workshop Is Jan. 22-23

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-state-greenhouse-management-workshop-jan-22-23

    Jan. 9. The workshop, which is for greenhouse growers, operators and pesticide applicators, takes place ... Diagnostics Best Practices” by  Nancy Taylor, Ohio State. Introduction to Greenhouse ... State. Introduction to Application Technology: “Equipment for Greenhouses” by  Erdal Ozkan, Ohio State, ...

  5. Workshop Offers Insight into Aquaculture

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

    selection for aquaponics Introduction to pond and RAS Business planning for new aquaculture/aquaponics ... see three types of operating production systems in one place, which is very rare to find,” Smith said. ...

  6. Chow Line: The scoop on fresh, homegrown tomatoes

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/chow-line-scoop-fresh-homegrown-tomatoes

    a disagreement about whether or not they are actually healthier than store-bought fresh or even canned tomatoes. ... going in their favor over store-bought: They have a longer time on the vine, and they have a shorter ... time in storage and, of course, transport. Tomatoes sold at the grocery store are usually picked before ...

  7. Ohio State Experts to Speak at Sustainable Agriculture Conference

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-state-experts-speak-sustainable-agriculture-conference

    Operation.” A complete list of all the conference’s speakers is at oeffa.org/conference2017.php. Online ... farmers, backyard gardeners, consumers, retailers, educators, researchers and others who share a desire to ...

  8. Produce Safety Rule to Change the Way Fresh Fruit, Vegetables Are Grown and Handled

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/produce-safety-rule-change-way-fresh-fruit-vegetables-are-grown-and-handled

    operations, said Peggy Hall, field specialist in agricultural and resource law for Ohio State University ... those sales need to be direct to consumers or to local restaurants or retail establishments — those ... grow them. The rule covers not only farms but firms that pack or store fresh produce, Hall said. ...

  9. Demand for Goat Meat on the Rise in Ohio: Conference Offers Training on Meat Goat Production

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/demand-goat-meat-rise-ohio-conference-offers-training-meat-goat-production

    help make small farm operations more successful, profitable and sustainable, Nye said. “That includes ... seedstock meat goat operations. In addition to the meat goat workshop, a workshop on “Micro Irrigation ... Operation. Planning for Legal Liability. Beginning Farm Business Planning. Farming the Farm Bill. Networks, ...

  10. 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

    in recent years according to 2012 Agriculture Census data, small farm operators with specialized ... techniques to make their small farm operations more successful, which can in turn lead to increased profits,” ... Extension that offers an introduction to the business of small farming for those who are new to the ...

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