Past Events

  1. Apr 4, 2020, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    This educational aquaponics workshop will discuss the benefits and sustainability of an aquaponics system while conserving resources. Featured speakers are Charlie Shultz, Lead Faculty in the Controlled Environment Agriculture Program at Santa Fe Community College and Jeni Blackburn, co-owner of the family-owned Fresh Harvest Farm in Richwood, Ohio, where they utilize Yellow Perch to grow produce through aquaponics. Attendees will also have the opportunity to tour the Ohio State University South Centers aquaponics research system.

  2. Mar 12, 2020, 9:30am - 3:30pm

    Learn proven pruning techniques to help maximize production and quality in your fruit plantings and vineyards as part of a special workshop coming to The Ohio State University South Centers in March. The Fruit Pruning School workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12. This daytime educational opportunity will feature Dr. Gary Gao, Professor and Extension Specialist at OSU South Centers, and Research Assistant Ryan Slaughter.

  3. Dec 5, 2019, 9:30am - 3:30pm

    Learn art of wine grape growing and wine production during a fun and educational day at The Ohio State University South Centers as part of the 2019 Grape and Wine Analysis Workshop. The workshop will run from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Thursday, December 5. This daytime educational opportunity will feature Dr. Gary Gao, Professor and Extension Specialist, and Research Assistant Ryan Slaughter, along with several expert guest presenters.

  4. Oct 28, 2019, 9:00am - 4:30pm

    Presented by The Ohio State University Direct Food & Agricultural Marketing Team, University of Kentucky, Minority Business Assistance Center, and Ohio Farm Bureau MarketReady is a day long training covering sale of locally produced foods to: Restaurants, Grocers, Wholesalers, and Direct to Consumers. Who Should Attend the Training?

  5. Oct 21, 2019, 9:00am - 4:30pm

    Presented by The Ohio State University Direct Food & Agricultural Marketing Team, University of Kentucky, Minority Business Assistance Center, and Ohio Farm Bureau MarketReady is a day long training covering sale of locally produced foods to: Restaurants, Grocers, Wholesalers, and Direct to Consumers. Who Should Attend the Training?

  6. Oct 14, 2019, 9:00am - 4:30pm

    Presented by The Ohio State University Direct Food & Agricultural Marketing Team, University of Kentucky, Minority Business Assistance Center, and Ohio Farm Bureau MarketReady is a day long training covering sale of locally produced foods to: Restaurants, Grocers, Wholesalers, and Direct to Consumers. Who Should Attend the Training?

  7. Oct 10, 2019, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

    Figs an other high-value specialty fruit crops such as blackberries, grapes, and raspberries will be discussed as part of the Fall Fruit Field Night set to take place on October 10 at OSU South Centers in Piketon. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by a light dinner, and then the program will run until around 8:30 p.m.

  8. Sep 23, 2019, 2:00pm - 6:30pm

    The CFAES Center for Cooperatives, OSU Extension Direct Food & Agricultural Marketing Team, and Ohio Farm Bureau are teaming up to host an interactive experience for food entrepreneurs who are poised to grow their businesses. Foodpreneurs will engage with experts in branding, sales, marketing, and more to learn strategies to meet their growth goals.

  9. Aug 7, 2019, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

    Preregistration is required.  To register please email Charissa Gardner at gardner.1148@osu.edu or call her at 740.289.2071  ext. 132. Topics on the agenda: Hop Mechanical Harvesting Demonstration Galvanized Trellis System Drying Demonstration Pest Management Nitrogen Management and Fertigation Drip Irrigation Management New Ohio hop variety breeding, evaluation, and selection Hops Tour of our fields 

  10. Mar 29, 2019 through Mar 30, 2019, 8:00am - 4:00pm

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