Central State University 2023-24 State PDP Plan of Work

Project Overview

Project Type: PDP State Program
Funds awarded in 2023: $140,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2024
Grant Recipient: Central State University
Region: North Central
State: Ohio
State Coordinator:
Michelle Wallace
Central State University - Extension


  • Agronomic: corn, grass (misc. annual), grass (misc. perennial), hay, oats, soybeans
  • Fruits: apples, berries (blueberries), berries (brambles), berries (strawberries), paw-paws
  • Vegetables: beans, beets, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, cucurbits, eggplant, garlic, greens (leafy), greens (lettuces), okra, peppers, sweet corn, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, turnips
  • Additional Plants: herbs, native plants
  • Animals: bees, fish, goats, poultry, shellfish
  • Animal Products: dairy, eggs, honey, meat
  • Miscellaneous: mushrooms


  • Animal Production: genetics
  • Crop Production: high tunnels or hoop houses, low tunnels, row covers (for season extension), season extension
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, mentoring, networking, on-farm/ranch research, technical assistance, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: agritourism, business planning, community-supported agriculture, cooperatives, e-commerce, farm-to-institution, farm-to-restaurant, farmers' markets/farm stands, farm succession, grant making, new enterprise development
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, carbon sequestration, strip cropping
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, botanical pesticides, field monitoring/scouting, flame, integrated pest management, mulches - general, row covers (for pests), sanitation, soil solarization, trap crops, Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, aquaponics, hydroponics, organic agriculture, organic certification, transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: composting, organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: community development, partnerships, urban agriculture

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