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  1. Winners Named in OARDC Research Poster Competition

    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.

  2. Healthy Ground, Healthy Atmosphere: Recarbonizing the Earth's Soils

    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. 

  3. At Least 4 Good Reasons to Boost Soil Organic Matter, and a Chance to Learn How to Do It

    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.

  4. Ms. Hiam S. Desouky passed her defense and received her Ph.D.

    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.

  5. Dr. Hanping Wang visited Benha University and WorldFish Center in Egypt

    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.

  6. Aquaculture Research Recently Received two Grant Awards

    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.

  7. Aquaculture Boot Camp draws media attention

    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!

  8. Ohio caviar production sparks media attention

    Jun 20, 2014

    Steven Mims of Kentucky State University and Renee Koerner of Big Fish Farms show a female paddlefish. Mims, an expert on paddlefish aquaculture, inspired Koerner to set up her business of raising the fish for their eggs, to be sold as caviar. Read the article featured in the Columbus Dispatch.

  9. Endeavor Center named top outreach award winner

    May 7, 2014

    Three programs at Ohio State were under consideration for the University Outreach and Engagement Award, OSU’s highest outreach award — but it was the Endeavor Center housed at OSU South Center in Piketon that will be the university’s nominee for the national C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award next year. READ MORE. . .

  10. State Food Policy Summit May 27

    Apr 29, 2014

    The State Food Policy Summit held by the John Glenn School of Public Affairs is being held Tuesday, May 27, from 1:00 - 5:30 p.m. at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive on the OSU Campus.  This is the single annual event for food policy interests to join together across the state. The Summit is intended to inspire action by fostering awareness of food policy activities and possibilities at the state level.  

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