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  1. 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 ... farmers typically buy them as plants – not seeds. (The female plants focus on producing flowers, which is ...

  2. OSU Extension Direct Food & Agricultural Marketing Team

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2020-achievements-edition/osu-extension-direct-food-agricultural-marketing-team

    By Christie Welch  Direct Marketing Program Manager Direct Food & Ag Marketing Team focus ... :  The Direct Food and Agriculture Marketing team is focused on providing training, education, and ... small businesses increase their marketing effectiveness and profitability.  This should translate to ...

  3. Don't Hurry Into Hemp

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2020-achievements-edition/dont-hurry-hemp

    a new industry in the state. However, factors such as the high cost of planting and harvesting the crop, ... larger plant size and increased yield. Hemp is an annual plant that looks and smells like marijuana, so ... harvested or sold and is a total loss to the farmer. Lab analysis of samples taken at Piketon and Winchester ...

  4. Voices for Food program looking to expand into more counties

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2020-achievements-edition/voices-for-food-program-looking-expand-more-counties

    “Limited resources often challenge food insecure populations to have healthy dietary patterns, increasing ... promote nutrition and food safety within the community and MyChoice food pantries Implementing affiliated ... partners within the application. Requirements Awardees will be required to adhere to the following grant ...

  5. CFAES dean addresses opportunities and challenges facing college

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-dean-addresses-opportunities-and-challenges-facing-college

    incredible number of innovations and discoveries.” Originally focused primarily on agricultural production ... metabolomics, food safety, carbon sequestration and ecosystem sustainability, international trade, and ... nearly 10 years. “We are working to create increased value in 4-H by incorporating more peer exploration, ...

  6. CFAES student Melina Mallory: ‘This is what our world has to start doing’

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/january-2020/cfaes-student-melina-mallory-%E2%80%98-is-what-our-world-has-start

    Buckeyes—took home a national title.  In a December 2019 Ohio State News story, Los Angeles native Mallory, an  ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. U.S.-China trade deal unrealistic?

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/us-china-trade-deal-unrealistic

    significantly increase China’s imports of American agricultural products, including soybeans. A pause in the ... ongoing trade war between the two countries might seem like good news to farmers, but the planned annual ... increase in China’s imports of U.S. agricultural goods is likely higher than either country can deliver on, ...

  9. Taking Care of Business

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2020-achievements-edition/taking-care-business

    increase the economic vitality of the region. “Our Endeavor Center melds business assistance resources and ... required for expansion. This resulted in the graduation of more than a dozen partners to build their own ... Assistance Program, and Center for Cooperatives, which focuses on the cooperative business model. These ...

  10. 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

    aquaculture industry by increasing the growth rate by 30-35% and saving energy expenditure of 20-30% for sex ...

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