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  1. Innovative raspberry system being tested

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/spring-summer-2022/innovative-raspberry-system-being-tested

    By Gary Gao, Professor and Extension Specialist Ryan Slaughter, Research Assistant Paul O’Bryant, ... Research Assistant The Specialty Crops Small Fruits team is in the midst of a two-year long-cane raspberry ... Based on the 2017 USDA Agricultural Census, Ohio had 487 raspberry farms with a total acreage of 343. ...

  2. Welch named to Farmers Market Coalition Board

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/spring-summer-2022/welch-named-farmers-market-coalition-board

    to provide research-based information and education on all aspects of marketing to Ohio’s farmers and ... business and marketing for the increased sustainability of their farms. She has worked extensively with ... Ohio’s farmers’ markets, farm markets, micro-farms, and other stakeholders to improve the economic ...

  3. After all these years...Bergefurd still pursuing new opportunities

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/spring-summer-2022/after-all-these-yearsbergefurd-still-pursuing-new-opportunities

    auctions, research and development of the plasticulture strawberry industry in Ohio and the Midwest, and the ... crops, production methods, and markets that Bergefurd and his team have researched and proved to work in ... willingness to take on new projects, new challenges, and always do it with a smile on his face,” said Ag and ...

  4. Support local farmers during National Farmers Market Week

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/spring-summer-2022/support-local-farmers-during-national-farmers-market-week

    businesses that have started at farmers markets and gone on to occupy brick and mortar facilities throughout ... USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education to provide education and information on data ...

  5. Tri-state CSA Conference

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/direct-marketing/tri-state-csa-conference

    University, and Michigan State University Extension. Saturday, November 12, 2022 Hawkins Family Farm tour from ... 9 – 11 a.m. (drive yourself and meet at the farm at 9 am EST, Hawkins Family Farm 10373 N 300 E, North ... operation and food safety plan on their farm. Registration begins at  1 p.m. EST; visit vendors' booths ...

  6. ‘Market’ Research: How a field trip helped transform the Pike Outreach Food Pantry

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/spring-summer-2022/%E2%80%98market%E2%80%99-research-how-field-trip-helped-transform-the-pike-outreach-food-pantry

    The entirety of the new facility, the former Heritage Nazarene Church, is around 10 times the size ... chronic conditions that require certain dietary needs, pointed out Dr. Dan Remley. “Research shows that ...

  7. SWBR researchers present for International Association for Great Lakes Research

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/spring-summer-2022/swbr-researchers-present-for-international-association-for-great-lakes-research

    By Arif Rahman SWBR Scientist The Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Research program team organized ... Lakes Research.  The session focused on lake-specific research such as the management of algal blooms, ... and promoted education and research interactions among researchers and stakeholders. The main focal ...

  8. New produce auction coming to Beaver

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/connections-newsletter/winter-2022-achievements-edition/new-produce-auction-coming-beaver

    that the cheese plant would no longer purchase grade B milk from the farms unless they converted their ... farms to grade A farms which would include the use of refrigeration and coolers in the milking parlors. ... nearby, central to the farm produce auction was a first for Ohio. So, this fresh-out-of-college Extension ...

  9. $250,000 grant received to explore new strawberry production techniques

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/connections-newsletter/winter-2022-achievements-edition/250000-grant-received-explore-new

    continue to research profitable new season extension methods that can be adopted by Ohio farms. To see ... have outstanding market potential, however the number of farms growing strawberries and strawberry ... University strawberry researchers and farmers to develop and modify strawberry production systems that may ...

  10. 2021 was a year of outreach, research, and collaboration

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/connections-newsletter/winter-2022-achievements-edition/2021-was-year-outreach-research

    Russia. On-farm research was established to evaluate the effects of no-till and cover crops on soil health ... and demonstrations were performed to showcase both aquaponics and hydroponics research by Rafiq Islam, ... Blackburn, co-owner of the family-owned Fresh Harvest Farm in Richwood, Ohio. Attendees had the opportunity ...

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