Feb 9, 2016
WOOSTER, Ohio — The 2016 Ohio Compost Operator Short Course, billed as a “comprehensive program on the science and art of composting,” is March 8 and 9 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in northeast Ohio.
The annual event, which OARDC is presenting in conjunction with the Organics Recycling Association of Ohio, is for people who work at or with large-scale composting facilities, said co-organizer Mary Wicks, program coordinator of the center’s Ohio Composting and Manure Management Program.
Feb 8, 2016
WOOSTER, Ohio — Doug Doohan, professor in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, has been named interim director of the college’s Organic Food and Farming Education and Research program.
The program conducts studies and outreach on organic farming. About 40 scientists and specialists from the college — including from its research and outreach arms, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center and Ohio State University Extension — are affiliated with the program.
Feb 5, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The 2016 Ohio Grape and Wine Conference will be held Feb. 15-16 in Dublin, Ohio, featuring a number of experts from around the country who will cover key topics for the industry — including fruit quality, winemaking and product branding practices, and spring frost protection.
The conference is being jointly organized by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, the Ohio Grape Industries Committee, and the Ohio Wine Producers Association.