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  1. Research

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/research

    the risk of on-farm produce contamination. OSU lags behind other land grant universities in providing ... ensure that their produce is safe. Understanding regulatory requirements, awareness of safe agricultural ... Plant Pathology (Curriculum Co-Author)   USDA NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE (NIFA): Food ...

  2. Update on Blueberry Production Research

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/spring-2019/update-blueberry-production-research

    a challenging proposition for both commercial growers and backyard gardeners.  This is because blueberries ... require an acidic pH of 4.5, high organic matter of 4-7%, and excellent drainage.  Idea blueberry soils ... hard to mimic those ideal blueberry grounds with acidifying soil by applying elemental sulfur, ...

  3. GAPs Training-Shiloh, Richland County, OH

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/gaps-training-shiloh-richland-county-oh

    An educational course that covers good agricultural practices or GAPs, which helps reduce the risk ... of on-farm produce contamination. Attending the OSU GAPs class does not equate to being GAPs ...

  4. 2019 CTC Annual Conference: Healthy Soils, Healthy Food, & Healthy People

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/spring-2019/2019-ctc-annual-conference-healthy-soils-healthy-food-healthy-people

    (sustainable) agriculture.  Rafiq Islam, the director of the Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources program at The ... By Dr. Rafiq Islam SWBR Program Leader Healthy soil is the foundation of climate-smart ... Ohio State University South Centers delivered an in-depth research presentation titled  “Healthy Soils ...

  5. Marketing Matters Videos

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/direct-marketing/marketing-matters-videos

    Marketing Matters Videos The OSU Extension Direct Food & Agricultural Marketing Team brings ... Barrett-OSU Extension Educator Mahoning County   Marketing Matters: Agritourism Trends and Risks Part ...

  6. More than 100 farms come together to make Third Annual Agritourism Conference a success

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/spring-2019/more-100-farms-come-together-make-third-annual-agritourism-conference-success

    to enjoy agriculture and the natural resources” (2004). And for many farmers and ranchers across the ... ways to help them learn about food production and farming in Ohio.  Agritourism is an agriculturally ... homework and some planning to ensure you are managing the associated risks of having the general public ...

  7. Meet our new Visiting Scholar from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Du Jiaxing (Jacky)

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/spring-2019/meet-our-new-visiting-scholar-from-the-chinese-academy-agricultural-sciences

    (2-months) from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) from the Heilongjiang (Jiamusi branch) ... has recently joined the Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources Program at The Ohio State University ... South Centers.  Jacky is a researcher at the Sustainable Agriculture Research Institute of the ...

  8. PSA (Produce Safety Alliance) Grower Training course

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/psa-produce-safety-alliance-grower-training-course

    in these seven modules: Introduction to Produce Safety Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training Soil ... Amendments Wildlife, Domesticated Animals, and Land Use Agricultural Water (Part I: Production Water; Part ...

  9. Student-operated cooperative now managing 300-acre farm at OVCTC

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2018/student-operated-cooperative-now-managing-300-acre-farm-ovctc

    has been working with the Agriculture Business Management students at the Ohio Valley Career and ... farm when Mr. Rhonemus first became the OVCTC Agriculture Business Management instructor in August ... developed their farm business plan, which enabled the school farm to receive a $25,000 agriculture ...

  10. CFAES Center for Cooperatives kicks off Appalachia Cooperates Initiative

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/spring-2019/cfaes-center-for-cooperatives-kicks-appalachia-cooperates-initiative

    Virginia’s first non-agriculture cooperatives. During lunchtime, attendees viewed the film, Shift Change, and ...

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