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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Ohio State University Extension

Small Farm Programs

OSU Extension Small Farm Programs

New and Small Farm College

This eight-week program for new and seasoned farmers focuses on the basic of starting ormaintaining a small farming operation. Click here for more information.

New and Small Farm Management Series

This three-part farm mangement series focuses on the financial and business side of your new and small farm. The series is designed for individuals who have completed the New and Small Farm College, but is not a prerequisite. Click here for more information.

New and Small Farm Conference and Trade Show

What's new? You'll find the answer at the annual New and Small Farm Conference and Trade Show. Held annual in Wilmington and Wooster, you'll have an opportunity to attend educational meetings and browse a trade show featuring the newest and most innovated ideas and services for your farming operation. Click here for more information

The Mission of OSU Extension Small Farm Programs:

To provide a greater understanding of production practices, economics of land use choices, assessment of personal and natural resources, marketing alternatives, and the identification of sources of assistance for new and small farms in Ohio.

OSU Extension Small Farm Program Objectives:

  • To improve the economic development of small farms in Ohio.
  • To help small farm landowners and families diversify their opportunities into successful new enterprises and new markets.
  • To improve agricultural literacy among small farm landowners not actively involved in agricultural production.

Our Current Small Farm Program Events

Ohio New and Small Farm College

Ohio Small Farm Conferences and Trade Shows