Recent Updates

  1. Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation

    Jul 21, 2017

    Hop farming requires a substantial investment in capital, time and management. A business and marketing plan is essential to developing a successful hops operation. This fact sheet outlines preplanning points that should be addressed to create a financially successful hops operation.
  2. Status of Biorefineries in Ohio

    Jul 20, 2017

    What is a biorefinery?
  3. Melampsora Rust

    Jul 7, 2017

    Melampsora rust, also known as poplar leaf rust, is a foliar rust disease that has been a large problem for trees in the genus Populus and other trees in the family Salicaceae, including various poplars, cottonwoods, aspens and willows, in the United States and throughout the world. The disease is caused by the fungal pathogen Melampsora medusae. M. medusae is a basidiomycete fungus, referred to as a macrocyclic, heteroecious rust fungus.