And you want to be my latex salesman? 3 ways you can get started

Check out these three talks by CFAES scientists, all of Katrina Cornish’s lab, if you’re interested in sustainable latex production and in new, beneficial latex products, including for health care. They’re from 2-3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 17, in Room 200 in the new Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building at OARDC, CFAES’s research arm in Wooster. It’s a sneak peek of sorts: All three talks are slated for presentation at next month’s International Latex Conference in Akron. The details that follow are the abstracts of the talks. Continue reading

2 good reads on growing hops

Want to keep learning about hops? For starters, try CFAES’s Hops in Ohio: Beneficial Arthropods fact sheet (sustainable ways to manage pests) and Michigan State University Extension’s Sustainable Hop Production in the Great Lakes Region (PDF). (Also see our previous post.)

3 ways to really get hopping

picture of hopsCFAES has three ways on tap (sorry) to learn about growing hops to make beer: Monthly “First Friday” tours in Piketon and Wooster; a Feb. 4 workshop in Wooster called Getting Started in Hops Production; and the Feb. 5-6 Ohio Hops Conference and Trade Show in Wooster, being held with the Ohio Craft Brewers Conference.