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WELCOME to Buckeye Appellation, The Ohio State University grape and wine research and extension online resource!  We invite you to explore our website and uncover the wealth of information developed by our team of OSU researchers, Extension specialists, Extension educators, and staff.  For current research in viticulture and enology, please visit the "Research" page.  If you are novice to this cash crop or wanting to refresh your knowledge about commercial grape and wine production in Ohio, please visit the "Grape Growing" and "Wine Making" pages.  To keep abreast of the current situation in Ohio vineyards, learn about research updates from the OSU Team, check out the "Newsletter" page.  Our Team has also developed several Extension bulletins and factsheets listed under "Resources" and one-click away for downloading on your electronic device.  Our goal is to increase accessibility of our work at OSU to the general public.  Enjoy and please send us your feedback!  Your suggestions are appreciated.

News

  1. 2018 Directors Choice Winners Announced

    May 18, 2018

    REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (May 17, 2018) – Ohio Agriculture Director David T. Daniels honored the Director’s Choice recipients at an event held at the Statehouse for retailers, distributors, restaurateurs and winery owners.

    Nearly 20 wines were evaluated by a panel of judges, on behalf of Director Daniels, for the highly coveted award. The 2018 award recipients are:

    News Release 

    Written by Ashley McDonald for ODA.

  2. 2018 Inversion and Drift Mitigation Workshop

    Apr 24, 2018

    Ohio IPM presented an Inversion and Drift Mitigation Workshop on April 10, 2018. The workshop focused on recognizing inversions that may affect herbicide applications. The workshop also discussed the Ohio Sensitive Crop Registry, recently merged with FieldWatch.

    Recordings of this workshop are available below along with the presentations and contact information for the speakers.

  3. ODA Launches New Sensitive Crop Registry

    Mar 2, 2018

    Ohio (Mar. 1, 2018) – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) announced a new partnership with FieldWatch, Inc. to introduce a new sensitive crop registry that will enhance communication between applicators and producers in Ohio. FieldWatch is a not-for-profit company with existing registries currently used by multiple states and private companies across the country.