The Ohio Cooperative Development Center Recap
By: Christie Welch, OCDC Program Manager and Brad Bergefurd, Horticulture Specialist and Extension Educator 2014 was a year of growing cooperatives in Ohio and West Virginia. The Ohio Cooperative Development Center (OCDC) at the OSU South Centers worked w ...
Extension Education Nurtures Senegalese Farming Future By: Brad Bergefurd, MS, Horticulture Specialist and Extension Educator Developing West Africa’s food-production capabilities in an environmentally sustainable manner is important to ensure the contine ...
2014 Horticulture Research and Extension Achievements
By: Brad Bergefurd, MS, Horticulture Specialist and Extension Educator Urban food hub organized and formed in 2014 A food hub to strengthen the local food system and increase access to healthy food in the Cincinnati area was formed in 2014 with support fr ...
Strawberry winter protection technique saves thousands in crop losses from polar vortex
By: Brad Bergefurd, MS, Horticulture Specialist and Extension Educator Thanks to a grant from the Ohio Vegetable and Small Fruit Research and Development Program, strawberry winter protection techniques researched for Ohio conditions proved to help keep s ...
Recapping the Best of the Aquaculture Boot Camp Program in 2014
By: Estefania James, MS, Program Assistant After twelve months of hard work and commitment, nineeen Aquaculture Boot Camp (ABC) recruits graduated on December 13, 2014. The Ohio State University South Centers served as the main venue for the training sess ...
Aquaculture Research Achievements and Impacts 2014
By: Hanping Wang, PhD, Senior Research Scientist Summary of Achievements: In 2014, in collaborations with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Molecular and Cellular Imaging Center (MCIC), University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Lincoln Un ...
Ohio Marketmaker Receives $4,000 National Award From Farm Credit Services
By: Brad Bergefurd, MS, Horticulture Specialist and Extension Educator Ohio MarketMaker was named second runner-up at the 2014 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Awards announced at the National Value Added Agriculture Conference held May 13-15, 2014 in B ...
Aquaculture and Horticulture Programs Conduct First Ohio Aquaponics Research
By: Laura Tiu, PhD, Director of Ohio Aquaculture Extension and Brad Bergefurd, Horticulture Specialist Introduction Aquaponics is a growing area of interest for Ohio citizens in both urban and rural areas driven by the demand for locally grown food. The O ...
2014 Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources Program Achievements
By: Rafiq Islam, PhD, Soil and Water Specialist The Ohio State University South Centers Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources program provides science-based applied knowledge, education and tools to regional, national and international clientele on sustain ...
2014 Fruit Research and Extension Progress
By: Gary Gao, PhD, Small Fruit Extension Specialist and Associate Professor Polar vortexes in 2014 wreaked havoc on fruit production in many parts of the United States. Ohio was no exception. Our fruit research and Extension programs at OSU South Center ...