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.
Apr 28, 2016
WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center has announced the winners of the research poster competition held during the center’s 2016 annual research conference in Wooster on April 21.
The competition, which drew 106 entries, recognized outstanding research posters by OARDC-supported graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and research assistants and associates.
Feb 19, 2016
Nancy Averett writes about science and the environment from Cincinnati, OH. Her work has been published in Pacific Standard, Audubon, Discover, E/The Environmental Magazine, and a variety of other publications.
Feb 3, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The key to successful, sustainable farming is found in the ground — or should be, says soil scientist Rafiq Islam of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.
Jun 12, 2015
Ms. Hiam S. Desouky, who was trained through a joint Ph.D. training program between OSU South Center and Benha University in Cairo, passed her defense and received her Ph.D. recently in School of Veterinary Medicine, Benha University. Dr. Hiam S. Desouky completed her Ph.D. dissertation research in Dr. Hanping Wang’s Aquaculture Genetics Lab, OSU South Centers during April 2013-March 2015, after finishing her course work in Benha University.
Jun 12, 2015
Invited by Egyptian Embassy in Washington DC, Dr. Hanping Wang recently visited Benha University in Cairo to discuss and enhance future scientific collaboration, and advise Ms Hiam S. Desouky’s dissertation and defense. During the visit, Dr. Wang met with Dr. Ali Shame EI Din, the President of Benha University, Dr. Mohamed, the Dean of School of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr.
May 14, 2015
Aquaculture Research Recently Received two Grant Awards
Dr. Hanping Wang was awarded $119,986 from NOAA-Sea Grant (Ohio) for developing superior neomale broodstocks and genetically fast-growing monosex female populations in yellow perch.
Dr. Hanping Wang and his collaborators were awarded $155,000 from USDA-North Central Region Aquaculture Center for Establishing largemouth bass strains for rapid growth to market size in the north central region.
Jul 3, 2014
The success of the Aquaculture Boot Camp program at OSU South Centers in Piketon is gaining attention now that the second class is mid-way through their course. Watch a video and read the full story from the Columbus Dispatch!