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  1. Photo of hops pods hanging on a hops plant. Photo by Thinkstock

    Field Nights Continue Work to Increase Growth of Ohio Hops

    Jul 28, 2016

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two workshops offered in August offer both new and established hops growers insight into how to produce the increasingly popular crop.

    The Ohio Hops Field Night is Aug. 16 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Ohio State University South Centers Research Building Auditorium, 1864 Shyville Road, in Piketon.

    The Northwest Ohio Hops Field Night is Aug. 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, 13737 Middleton Pike, in Bowling Green.

  2. Photo of grapes hanging in a vineyard. Photo by I Stock

    Get Details on New Grape Disease, More at NE Ohio Field Day

    Jul 26, 2016

    KINGSVILLE, Ohio — A new disease could put the squeeze on some of Ohio’s grapevines.

    Called red blotch, it’s a featured topic — one of a bunch — at the Aug. 11 educational field day at the Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station in northeast Ohio.

    The station, which is run by The Ohio State University, does research on growing grapes, especially grapes used to make wine. It’s at 2625 South Ridge East in Kingsville, about 65 miles east of Cleveland.

  3. Photo of several men looking at a pumpkin field. Photo by Ken Chamberlain

    Aug. 18 Pumpkin Field Day Tackles Disease, New Varieties, Use of Drone Technology

    Jul 25, 2016

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio — This year’s Aug. 18 Pumpkin Field Day will offer growers valuable research updates regarding disease, insect and weed control as well as state-of-the-art demonstrations on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, for more efficient pest detection.

    Organized by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, the event will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Western Agricultural Research Station, 7721 South Charleston Pike, in South Charleston, Ohio.