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The Commercial Potential of Mulberries in the Midwest
Weston Lombard has successfully incorporated mulberries into the agroforestry system on his farm, where harvested leaves and dropped fruit provide excellent forage for chickens and hogs.
A Cooperative Experience for Ohio High Schoolers
Educators in the Appalachian Region of Ohio have been working with area high schools to share information about cooperative business models and agricultural careers.
Improving Honeybee Queen Quality and Diversity in Ohio
Hongmei Li-Byarlay is working to improve the quality and quantity of queen bee production in Ohio.
Figs as a Niche Crop in Northern Ohio
Tim and Beth Malinich received a SARE grant to experiment with overwintering methods for raising figs on their Ohio farm.
LAAZY Hives: Ergonomic Hive Alternative
Beekeepers in Ohio designed and built a LAAZY Hive system for beekeeping that allows them to access their hives while seated.
Ohio Beef Cooperative Measures Advertising ROI
Buckeye Valley Beef Cooperative compared the effectiveness of four advertising channels, including Google Ads, billboards, radio advertisements, and Facebook ads.
Growing Saffron: Ohio Growers Reveal Key Findings
With support from SARE, growers in Ohio are exploring growing, harvesting, and marketing saffron.
Foodbanking and Farming with Ohio's Youth
The Foodbank, Inc. has distributed more than 4 million pounds of food since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, while helping area youth learn more about sustainable growing, local food systems, and food insecurity.
Goat Milk Soap Making Manual
This 38-page manual was created to be used in Goat Milk Soap Making workshops and as a tool for producers interested in making goat milk soap. It was developed by Krista Duval of Creekside Farms in 2017, as part of a SARE-supported project to amplify specialty dairy opportunities for local producers and food entrepreneurs in Appalachia Ohio.
Ohio Farmer Develops Mobile Hops Dryer
In a state that boasts 300 craft breweries, David Volkman is among many craft beer enthusiasts in Ohio. But Volkman, with 12 acres of land in Warren County, is not only supporting Ohio’s craft brewing industry through consumption; he’s also contributing to its production. In 2012, he and his wife, Nina, started transitioning some of […]
Building a Mobile Hops Dryer
With support from an NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher grant, David Volkman of Ohio Valley Hops built a mobile hop dryer that incorporates best drying practices for small-scale hop growers.
Producer Raises Prawns for Ohio Locavores
With support from SARE, Don Mahoney is making freshwater prawn production more sustainable in Ohio.
Highlights and a portfolio of North Central SARE Grants in Ohio