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  1. Sep 22, 2020

    In case you missed it live or the replay, we are now opening up access to the Fall Fruit Update and Live Q&A event (held September 9) to everyone. You can now watch the video by clicking on the link below and filling out a quick form. Visit go.osu.edu/2020fruitupdate to register and watch the event at your convienence. 
  2. Feb 13, 2020

    By Bradford ShermanOhio State University South Centers PIKETON — 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. Oct 29, 2019

    By Bradford ShermanSouth Centers/CFAES You can learn art of wine grape growing and wine production as your treat yourself to a fun and educational day at The Ohio State University South Centers for 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. Sep 9, 2019

    By Bradford ShermanOhio State University South Centers PIKETON — Have you ever eaten an Ohio-grown fig? You can learn to grow these super sweet, flavorful exotic fruits right in your own backyard, or as a commercial crop on your farm, during an informative field night coming to The Ohio State University South Centers.
  5. Feb 8, 2019

    By Bradford ShermanCFAES/OSU South Centers PIKETON — Lessons in proven pruning techniques to help maximize production and quality in your vineyards and fruit plantings will be taught as part of a special Pruning School workshop coming to The Ohio State University South Centers in March.
  6. Nov 14, 2018

    By Bradford ShermanOSU South Centers PIKETON — Need a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? Then consider spending a relaxing and educational day at The Ohio State University South Centers learning the art of wine grape growing and wine production.
  7. Aug 17, 2018

    By Bradford ShermanOhio State University South Centers Valuable information on new and current small fruit and specialty crops, field demonstrations, and more will be made available as part of the Blueberry, Bramble, and Wine Grape Field Night hosted by The Ohio State University South Centers.
  8. Jul 31, 2018

    By Bradford ShermanOhio State University South Centers PIKETON — Whether you are a veteran hops grower, or have an interest in getting started, there will be valuable information, demonstrations, and more made available as part of the annual Hops Field Night hosted by The Ohio State University South Centers.
  9. Apr 29, 2014

    The State Food Policy Summit held by the John Glenn School of Public Affairs is being held Tuesday, May 27, from 1:00 - 5:30 p.m. at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive on the OSU Campus.  This is the single annual event for food policy interests to join together across the state. The Summit is intended to inspire action by fostering awareness of food policy activities and possibilities at the state level.  
  10. Jan 17, 2014

    WOOSTER, Ohio - Growers looking to supply hops to Ohio's booming microbrewery industry need to first research which varieties of hops craft brewers want to avoid the costly mistake of investing in the wrong types, a horticulture expert with Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences says.

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