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  1. Fall Fruit Update event now available to wider audience

    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. COVID-19 Talks about Agriculture

    Apr 15, 2020

    OSU Extension, Agriculture and Natural Resources, provides 64 educational events broken into daily brackets (topics). Each day, a virtual educational session will be held at 9:00 a.m., noon and 3:00 p.m. at no charge!

    You can watch replays (recordings) and find upcoming sessions by visiting: go.osu.edu/agmadness

    Below are the sessions Extension Specialists from our Center have had:

  3. COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses

    Mar 20, 2020

    COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESS Remember We’re Here to Help
  4. Pruning School to be held at OSU South Centers in March

    Feb 13, 2020

    By Bradford Sherman
    Ohio 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.

  5. South Centers scientist recognized for reaching commercialization milestone

    Nov 7, 2019

    Bradford Sherman
    South Centers/CFAES

    Fifteen years ago, Dr. Khandakar (Rafiq) Islam created a soil test kit that was affordable, and so convenient and simple to use that any landowner can use it to make informed decisions concerning soil health and the potential for agricultural productivity.

  6. December marks return of Grape and Wine Analysis Workshop at OSU South Centers

    Oct 29, 2019

    By Bradford Sherman
    South 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.

  7. The Ohio State University Extension’s Direct Food and Agricultural Marketing Program Selected to Receive Sustainable Agriculture Grant from NCR-SARE

    Oct 3, 2019

    Christie Welch, Direct Food and Agricultural Marketing Program Manager at The Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon, Ohio, has been selected to receive a $81,316 grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) for the project, "Professional Development for Ohio Farmers Market Managers and OSU Extension Educators on Creating a Culture of Data Collection for Sustainability Planning for Markets and Farmers."

  8. Fall Fruit Field Night coming to South Centers

    Sep 9, 2019

    By Bradford Sherman
    Ohio 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.

  9. Class is back in session: Pruning School returns to OSU South Centers in March

    Feb 8, 2019

    By Bradford Sherman
    CFAES/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.

  10. Dr. Hanping Wang’s new book published by Wiley-Blackwell

    Nov 30, 2018

    Dr. Hanping Wang’s book “Sex Control in Aquaculture” has been published by Wiley-Blackwell after three years of planning, coordination, writing, and revising. The book consists of two volumes and has a total of 888 pages.

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