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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Ohio State University Extension

Events

  1. Mar 23, 2017, 9:30am - 12:30pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – New regulations and safeguards under the 2015 revised Worker Protection Standard took effect on Jan. 2, 2017, and owners of farms, forests, nurseries and greenhouses that use pesticides in agricultural plant production can learn how stay in compliance during a series of workshops offered by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.

  2. Mar 24, 2017, 8:00am - 4:30pm

    XENIA, Ohio – Ohio malting barley growers are experiencing increased demand for the specialty crop used as a key ingredient in craft beers, experts say. With a growing craft beer industry in Ohio, malting barley growers can expect that the demand for the crop likely will continue to grow, said Brian Kleinke, an Ohio State University Extension Educator. “As of 2016, there were more than 170 licensed breweries statewide, meaning that the income potential for malting barley growers is significant,” Kleinke said.

  3. Mar 24, 2017, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    MASSILLON, Ohio – Female farmers, growers and those women interested in becoming farm operators can learn more about the industry during a conference offered by Ohio State University Extension, which is the outreach arm of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. The East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference is March 24 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the R.G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive Southwest, in Massillon.

  4. Mar 25, 2017, 12:00am

    We Dig Ohio Urban Agriculture and Community Garden Conference scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Columbus.  Become versed in relevant topics that will expand your gardening expertise. Attend sessions and workshops in a variety of subjects. Network, share and celebrate with individuals involved in projects across Ohio and beyond. Topics include: Four-season gardening Aquaponics Plant pathology Soil building Crop selection Garden economics

  5. Mar 25, 2017, 8:30am - 4:00pm

    Looking to learn more about raising poultry? Plan to attend the 2017 Youth Poultry Clinic for information about nutrition, health, small flock care, poultry products, and processing.

  6. Mar 25, 2017, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Join us for OSU's 2017 Small Farm Conferences, offered in two different locations in Ohio on two weekends in spring.  The conference is being held in conjunction with the Eastern Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference on March 24 at the same location. Visit the website for complete details.

  7. Mar 25, 2017, 9:00am - 3:30pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — If trees, deer, birds, butterflies, mushrooms and more are your things, check out this year’s Ohio River Valley Woodland and Wildlife Workshop. It’s on March 25 in Burlington, Kentucky, just south of Cincinnati. The public event, which brings in experts from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, offers 15 how-to sessions on forests and the life that lives there.

  8. Mar 27, 2017, 9:30am - 12:30pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – New regulations and safeguards under the 2015 revised Worker Protection Standard took effect on Jan. 2, 2017, and owners of farms, forests, nurseries and greenhouses that use pesticides in agricultural plant production can learn how stay in compliance during a series of workshops offered by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.

  9. Mar 27, 2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

    Join this webinar on optimzing dairy production with facility management. The webinar will be  March 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. View the webinar at home with your $10 registration, or contact your local OSU Extension office for viewing information. The featured speaker will be: March 27: Dr. Trevor Devries - University of Guelph Optimizing production of dairy cows by ensuring good feed access

  10. Mar 28, 2017 - Mar 29, 2017, 12:00am - 12:00am

    The 2017 Ohio Compost Operator Education Course, billed as a “comprehensive program on the science and art of composting,” is March 28 and 29 at the Shisler Center, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in northeast Ohio. The annual event, which OARDC is presenting in conjunction with the Organics Recycling Association of Ohio, is for people who work at or with large-scale composting facilities, said co-organizer Mary Wicks, program coordinator of the center’s Ohio Composting and Manure Management Program.

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