GROWING HEMP in OHIO: Separating Fact from Fiction

Friday, January 24, 2020 |  OSU Wooster Campus
Learn out about this new crop, from opportunities to challenges faced by growers. Information includes hemp plant basics, growing practices, rules and regulations, business considerations, and more.
Program and registration details: click here
Online registration: click here
NOTE: Online registration ends Jan.22 at 11:59 pm. To register after that time, contact Mary Wicks | wicks.14@osu.edu | 330.202.3533

PROBE, the Program for Bioenergy and the Environment, is an interdisciplinary research and outreach program to facilitate:

INVESTIGATION on the conversion of agricultural crops and residues and animal production, food, and bio-processing wastes to energy, fuels, and chemicals.

COLLABORATION of Ohio State University faculty and students to prepare proposals, develop processes for the production of biofuels and bio-based products, and provide educational and outreach opportunities.

DELIVERY of research results to academia, industry, government agencies, and the general public via workshops, seminars, and tours.


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    Workshop to focus on bioprocessing

    Aug 20, 2019

    Registration is open for the Advanced Biosystems Workshop, “Bioprocessing and Commercialization,” set for Sept. 10 in western Ohio. Featured will be six presentations by industry and university experts on topics related to bioprocessing, the turning of biological materials—farm crops, for example—into useful and possibly commercial products.  Read more