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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 red geraniums in a greenhouse. Photo by Creatas.

    Ohio State ATI Launches New Greenhouse Program

    Aug 27, 2016

    WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute recently approved a new greenhouse engineering technology specialization in its greenhouse and nursery management major.

  2. Photo of logs laying in a forest. Photo by I Stock

    A Sept. 21 talk at Farm Science Review will look at low-impact logging, which minimizes logging damage to soils and surrounding woods. (Photo: iStock.)

    Aug 26, 2016

    LONDON, Ohio — Lee Beers said he saw low-impact logging, lots of it, when living in Maine during graduate school.

    He says it can work in Ohio, too.

  3. Phot of a lake with pine trees in the background. Photo by Thinkstock

    Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training Workshop Offered Aug. 29

    Aug 25, 2016

    BOTKINS, Ohio — Growers will have an opportunity to gain fertilizer applicator certification training at a workshop Aug. 29.

    Known as Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training (FACT), the training allows farmers and commercial fertilizer applicators to meet the educational requirements of Ohio’s agricultural fertilization law. Passed in 2014, the legislation requires individuals who apply fertilizer to more than 50 acres to become certified by Sept. 30, 2017.