1. Photo of a black cow with her calf nursing in a field

    CFAP Program for Beef Producers

    Jun 12, 2020

    By David Marrison, Agricultural & Natural Resources Educator, Coshocton County

    Since the beginning of January, market prices for major commodities have fallen sharply since COVID-19 reached the United States.  There have been many efforts through federal and state legislation to offset the impact of COVID-19.

  2. Photo of a green soybean field growing next to a field of corn

    Ohio Department of Agriculture: dicamba use in Ohio ends June 30, 2020

    Jun 11, 2020

    Written by Peggy Kirk Hall, Associate Professor, Agricultural & Resource Law

    The dicamba roller coaster ride continues today, with a statement issued by the Ohio Department of Agriculture clarifying that the use of XtendiMax, Engenia, and FeXapan dicamba-based products in Ohio will end as of June 30, 2020.  Even though the US EPA has issued an order allowing continued use of the products until July 31, 2020, use in Ohio must end on June 30 because the Ohio registrations for the three dicamba-based products expire on that day.

  3. Photo of a brown cow with a white face and feet

    Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

    Jun 10, 2020

    By Dianne Shoemaker, Field Specialist, Dairy Production Economics, OSU Extension

  4. Close-up photo of a soybean growing in a field

    US EPA allows use of dicamba products by July 31, 2020

    Jun 9, 2020

    Written by Peggy Kirk Hall, Associate Professor, Agricultural & Resource Law

  5. Tractor spraying soybean field

    Dicamba takes another blow: Court of Appeals vacates dicamba registration

    Jun 4, 2020

    Written by Peggy Kirk Hall, Associate Professor, Agricultural & Resource Law

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    CFAP Direct Support sign up begins May 26

    May 20, 2020

    By:Peggy Kirk Hall, Associate Professor, Agricultural & Resource Law Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

  7. Latest COVID-19 legislation to provide more funds for farm businesses

    Apr 27, 2020

    Economic relief measures in the CARES Act have proven difficult for farms, first due to confusion over which and how farmers qualify and also by soaring demand and depleted funding.   But the recently enacted Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (HR 266) should help.  The legislation injects more funds into both the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans Program (EIDL) and clarifies that farmers can qualify for EIDL loans.  The bill also came with a bonus

  8. Photo of Ohio State University Band performing script Ohio in basketball arena

    Agricultural & Natural Resources Madness - Tournament of Education

    Apr 2, 2020

    Did your usual conference get canceled? Looking to fill the void of the big basketball tournament? Ohio State University Extension is here to help with a new virtual education program for the agricultural community.

    “Agriculture and Natural Resources Madness: A Tournament of Education” will include 64 educational events broken into daily brackets. Each day, a virtual educational session will be held at 9 a.m., noon, and 3 p.m. The educational tournament is free of charge and will likely continue until mid-May.

  9. Ohio State University Extension Small Farm Program announces the 2020 Ohio New and Small Farm Colleges

    Nov 25, 2019

    Are you a small farm landowner wondering what to do with your acreage? Are you interested in exploring options for land uses but not sure where to turn or how to begin? Have you considered adding an agricultural or horticultural enterprise but you just aren’t sure what is required, from an equipment, labor, and/or management perspective? Are you looking for someplace to get basic farm information? If you or someone you know answered yes to any of these questions, then the OSU Extension Small Farm College program may be just what you are looking for.


  10. Have your hay, and eat it, too

    Nov 12, 2019