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  1. Aquaculture Boot Camp-2 recruits 2018 students for free

    Sep 28, 2017

    Aquaculture Boot Camp-2 (ABC-2) prepares participants for fish farming in the Midwest. Students apply for a one-year course that includes classroom and field training paired with mentoring from some of the industry’s top-ranked leaders. Upon graduation, students will have the knowledge and hands-on experience to successfully operate an aquaculture or aquaponics farm.

  2. "Soil is meant to be covered..." Jim Hoorman speaks about cover crops in soil health series

    Jul 14, 2017

    The Soil Health Series Live Stream July 13 episode was focused on cover crops. Jim Hoorman, Regional Soil Health Specialist with the Northeast Region NRCS-Soil Health Division, Ohio and Michigan was the featured guest with host Vinayak Shedekar and co-host Wayne Lewis, Farm Manager at the OSU South Centers.

  3. Keeping Microbes Happy Key to Crop Success

    Jul 12, 2017

    Published May 23, 2017 

     

    By Sonja Begemann, Farm Journal, Seeds and Crop Production Editor

  4. South Centers Live Stream - Business Matters

    May 25, 2017

    Broadcasted on: 5-25-17
    Kimberly Roush with the Ohio State University South Centers interviews local SBDC director Brad Bapst,
    both talk about the services the local SBDC offers start-up and existing businesses
    provided by the Small Business Group at the South Centers.

  5. Leave the Tilling to Mother Nature

    Apr 27, 2017

    Leave the Tilling to Mother Nature Published on April 26, 2017

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Whether talking to farmers in France, Ghana or southern Ohio, Rafiq Islam’s message is consistent: Tilling the land does more long-term damage than good.

    As an Ohio State University soil scientist, Islam is among the disciples in the movement to convince farmers that plowing their fields before they plant or after they harvest harms the health of the soil and its ability to spur growth and resist erosion.

  6. South Centers Live Streaming Channel is Live

    Dec 16, 2016

    Broadcasted on: 3-23-17
    Mick Whitt with the Ohio State University South Centers working with Manufacturing Small businesses,
    both regionally and on-site at The Ohio State University Endeavor Center. Talks about the services
    provided by the manufacturing small business group.

  7. The award goes to the Wang Lab

    The Aquaculture Genetic Laboratory on 2016 Dean's List

    Sep 23, 2016

     

  8. One of our mentees, Emmanuel Odama visited the White House

    Aug 9, 2016

    One of our mentees, Emmanuel Odama from Uganda as the Washington Mandela fellow visited the White House to meet President Obama last week and was selected as the fellow to introduce him at the stage.

  9. Aquaculture Water Quality Workshop Offers Tips to Boost Profitability of Fish Farming (August 6th)

    Jul 22, 2016

    PIKETON, Ohio – Healthy water leads to healthy fish and increases the potential for healthy profits for fish farmers.

    On the other hand, poor water quality can lead to stressed fish, increasing the chance for the animals’ illness and death, and resulting in income losses for farmers, says Matthew Smith, an Ohio State University Extension aquaculture specialist.

  10. How to Help Soils, Crops and Water, and Also Deal with Climate: July 28 Field Night

    Jun 23, 2016

    PIKETON, Ohio — The July 28 Soil, Water and Bioenergy Field Night at the Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon will feature new and innovative ways to grow soybeans, corn and wheat in a changing climate.

    Growing cover crops, practicing long-term no-till and spreading gypsum on the soil — all of which offer the triple benefit of better soil health, crop yields and water quality — also are on the agenda.

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