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We invite you to learn more about what we are doing for Ohioans
Don't Miss the Farm Science Review
Join us Sept. 20-22 in London, Ohio and learn the latest in agricultural production. The educational programs feature Ohio State and Purdue specialists and are second to none in the agricultural exhibition world.
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Senate Bill 75: What it means to Ohio's Agritourism Operators
View this recorded webinar to find out if Senate Bill 75 affects you.
OSU Extension announces income tax school schedule
Dates are set for the 2016 OSU Extension Income Tax Schools and Agriculture and Natural Resources Issues Webinar. Details are at http://go.osu.edu/taxschools.
Nutrient Stewardship for Cleaner Water
The Nutrient Stewardship for Cleaner Water initiative is an Ohio State University Extension Signature Program designed to improve water quality by helping growers efficiently use nitrogen and phosphorus to keep more of it on the field resulting in increased crop yields and farm profits and cleaner water.
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Agriculture and Natural Resources

News

  1. Photo of a girl holding a plant. Photo by Hemera

    School Gardens 'Magical' Conference Oct. 7

    Sep 15, 2016

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A school garden can be a magical place for kids, says Sue Hogan.

    “Especially if they don’t live in the best environment, it can be peaceful, interesting and exciting — an alternative to their everyday life.”

    That’s one reason why Hogan, a 4-H educator for Ohio State University Extension, is coordinating the fourth annual Ohio School Garden Conference, whose theme is “Getting Back to Our Roots.”

  2. Photo of  tilapia in a tank. Photo by Pixabay

    Get Feet Wet in Aquaponics at FSR

    Sep 14, 2016

    LONDON, Ohio — Two talks at the Sept. 20-22 Farm Science Review will dive into aquaponics.

  3. Photo of a man overseeing a woman demonstrate fire safety. Photo by Ken Chamberlain.

    Health, Safety Exhibits Featured at Farm Science Review Sept. 20-22

    Sep 14, 2016

    LONDON, Ohio — Visiting the McCormick Building at the annual Farm Science Review can provide eye-opening realizations on health and safety, say exhibit organizers.

    While most of the anticipated 110,000-plus attendees at the Sept. 20-22 event come for the agricultural presentations and demonstrations, many make at least one stop in the McCormick Building, located about halfway down Friday Avenue, the main drag of the exhibit grounds.