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.
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.
Jul 12, 2017
Published May 23, 2017
By Sonja Begemann, Farm Journal, Seeds and Crop Production Editor
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.
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.
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.
Sep 23, 2016
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.
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.
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.