News

  1. 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.

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

    Oct 29, 2019

    By Bradford Sherman
    South Centers/CFAES

    PIKETON — 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.

  3. 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."

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Grape and Wine Analysis workshop coming to South Centers in December

    Nov 14, 2018

    By Bradford Sherman
    OSU 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.

  8. OSU South Centers to host Blueberry, Bramble, and Wine Grape Field Night

    Aug 17, 2018

    By Bradford Sherman
    Ohio 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.

  9. OSU South Centers to host annual Hops Field Night

    Jul 31, 2018

    By Bradford Sherman
    Ohio 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.

  10. Soil health, corn disorders, weeds topics of upcoming Soil and Water Field Night

    Jun 22, 2018

    By Bradford Sherman
    Ohio State University South Centers

    PIKETON — Soil health, corn disorders, and weed management are topics set to headline the upcoming Soil and Water Field Night, hosted by The Ohio State University South Centers.

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