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  1. 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.

  2. 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. . .

  3. 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.  

  4. New Tool Offers Growers Easy Option to Measure Soil Organic Matter Content

    Mar 3, 2014

    PIKETON, Ohio – Researchers with Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences have developed a new tool that allows farmers to easily predict soil organic matter content and can help them make decisions about whether or not to sell crop residue.

      Click Here to read more on this article.

  5. Ohio State Team Promotes Nature-based 'ECO-farming'

    Feb 25, 2014

    PIKETON, Ohio – A team of scientists and educators from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences now spells farming with three extra letters.

  6. Ohio State Team Promotes Nature-based 'ECO-farming'

    Jan 27, 2014

    PIKETON, Ohio – A team of scientists and educators from Ohio State University’s 
  7. AgAnswers...Ohio State workshop to focus on hops production for microbreweries

    Jan 17, 2014

    WOOSTER, Ohio - Growers looking to supply hops to Ohio's booming microbrewery industry need to first research which varieties of hops craft brewers want to avoid the costly mistake of investing in the wrong types, a horticulture expert with Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences says.

  8. Direct Marketing Education 2014

    Jan 16, 2014

     Agricultural Marketing Just Got Easier...

    Whether you are in the exploration stage or ready to grow an existing venture, the Ohio Direct Marketing Team brings you easy access to research-based education that prepares you for real-world opportunities. 

    By assisting in business and economic development, the Ohio Direct Marketing Team helps improve:

  9. Midwest Blueberry Production Guide

    Jan 15, 2014

    Now Available! The Midwest Blueberry Production Guide is available for purchase at OSU South Centers. The cost of the guide is $15.00 if picked up at the South Centers, and $20 if mailed to you.  If you want to order a quantity of 10 guides, or more, please contact me for a discounted price.  You may email Charissa Gardner or call her at 740.289.2071 Ext. 132 to purchase a book.

  10. Ohio Direct Marketing Blog

    Dec 11, 2013

    Stay up to date on the latest marketing news and trends. Visit or subscribe to our blog at https://u.osu.edu/directmarketing

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