ST. PAUL, Minn. — Several Ohioans have been chosen to receive grants from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program.
Alcinda Folck, of Central State University, in Wilberforce, will receive a $40,000 grant for a mission on bettering sustainability and communication within the Ohio lower flower provide chain with availability calendars and databases.
Tom Redfern, of Rural Action, in The Plains, will receive a $39,662 grant for a mission that goals to develop value-added nice chestnut flour, in partnership with a number of farmers and a mill.
Laura Lindsey, of Ohio State University, in Columbus, will receive a $39,859 grant for a mission on utilizing cowl crops to scale back soil crusting and enhance soybean emergence.
All three grants are awarded as a part of this system’s Partnership Grant Program, which goals to foster cooperation between agriculture professionals and small teams of farmers and ranchers to catalyze on-farm analysis, demonstration, and schooling actions associated to sustainable agriculture.
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