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  1. 15 Years, 15 Minutes: South Centers scientist Islam recognized by University for soil test kit commercialization

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2020-achievements-edition/15-years-15-minutes-south-centers-scientist-islam

    color-coded for ease of interpreting the results. “It is non-toxic as well, it only uses one chemical,” ... years in the making, and the result was 15 minutes in the taking. Fifteen years ago, Islam began ... developing a soil test kit that was affordable, and so convenient and simple to use that any landowner could ...

  2. Awards and recognitions

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/january-2020/awards-and-recognitions

    Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering—who are developing a promising biodegradable ... award. Read the April 9 story. Weinland Community Impact Award The Columbus affiliate of the Urban Land ... Action awards. Hale, of Paulding County, received honorable mention in agriculture for her efforts in ...

  3. From Burkina Faso to Piketon: Dr. Compaore collaborates with soil/water program

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2020-achievements-edition/from-burkina-faso-piketon-dr-compaore-collaborates-with

    leading soil scientists in Burkina Faso. His professional development training was focused on conservation ... agriculture related to long-term, no-till cropping diversity with cover crops and soil amendments with ... interpretation capability.  In return, we benefitted from his research experience and training, and cultural ...

  4. Taking the pulse of Ohio farmers

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/taking-the-pulse-ohio-farmers

    and urban sprawl. To get a better handle on how Ohio farm families are adapting to these challenges, ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and state policymakers about a range of ... a significant increase in international tariffs on American agricultural goods and a spike in prices for hay and ...

  5. News tips and events for the week of Jan. 27

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-jan-27

    The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and the ... kenney.157@osu.edu. Tip 2: Fostering urban farming in the city— The Columbus Urban Farmer Network in conjunction with ... regulations surrounding urban farming in Columbus. Updates will include information on allowing food salses at ...

  6. Warmer and wetter, Ohio's climate is shifting

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/warmer-and-wetter-ohios-climate-is-shifting

    said Aaron Wilson, climate specialist for The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and ... (Ohio) Community Crops Faculty and Academics Lawn and Garden Natural Resources and Environment Wooster ...

  7. Center for Cooperatives kicks off 3-year student cooperative project

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2020-achievements-edition/center-for-cooperatives-kicks-3-year-student-cooperative

    is excited to have started a new project funded by North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture ... Specialist and Adams County farmer marketing grass-fed beef, as well as OVCTC Agriculture Business Management ... track in the FFA’s Agriculture Experience Tracker project management system. Currently, the students ...

  8. Bigger, Faster: Aquaculture Center is transferring fast-growing fish to the aquaculture industry

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2020-achievements-edition/bigger-faster-aquaculture-center-is-transferring-fast

    and testedResults from testing all-male or near-all-male bluegill populations at two locations ... performance test of the all-females vs. a mixed-sex group showed that all-females grew 26.3% faster than the ...

  9. 10 things you need to know before growing hemp

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/node/13091

    Department of Agriculture. The Ohio Department of Agriculture must test hemp before it is harvested to ensure ... the THC levels are below 0.3%. Then, the hemp must be harvested within 15 days of the test. If farmers ... produce a crop of hemp that tests over the 0.3% limit for THC, the crop is considered to be marijuana and ...

  10. Herbicide Resistance in Waterhemp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-78

    ANR-78 Agriculture and Natural Resources 01/21/2020 Mark M. Loux, Horticulture and Crop Science, ... a dioecious species, with separate male and female plants. Cross pollination results in tremendous variability ... genetic variability results in a relatively high frequency of mechanisms that can impart resistance to ...

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