Small Farm Center at FSR
Van Wert County,
Attached below is the schedule for the daily presentations at the Farm Science Review's Small Farm Center, sponsored by the OSU Sustainable Agriculture Team
Sep 17, 2013 09:00 AM
Sep 19, 2013 03:00 PM
Corner of Beef St. and Corn Ave.
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Each year, older 4-H members have the opportunity to apply for college scholarships on both the state and county levels.
What's the safest way to thaw a turkey? Should I wash the turkey before I cook it? Is it safe to stuff and freeze a turkey before cooking? Answers to these questions and more are available through USDA's Ask Karen website and mobile app. On weekdays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline can be reached at 888-MPHotline (888-674-6854). On Thanksgiving Day, the Hotline will be available by phone from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The tag-in for steers being carried as projects for the 2014 Adams County and Ohio State fairs is set for Saturday morning, December 7, beginning at 8:30 a.m. We ask that all steers be on the fairgrounds and in line no later than 10:00 a.m.
OSU will host a Junior Swine Day on Saturday, March 22, on campus. Registration is just $10 per person, with a March 14 registration deadline. The program will feature sessions on Live Animal Evaluation, Carcass Evaluation, Swine Health and Biosecurity, Nutrition and Weight Management for Show Pigs, and Preparing for Show Day and Swine Showmanship. Youth will also receive their 2014 Quality Assurance certification.
The Ohio State University has begun a new fund-raising campaign to support students from all 88 Ohio counties. The "Ohio Scholarship Challenge" seeks to raise $100 million in general undergraduate scholarship funds for Ohio State students at all campuses. This Challenge is also part of the university’s larger effort to raise $500 million in private funds for student financial aid and scholarships. The Ohio Scholarship Challenge honorary co-chairs are Ohio State head football Coach Urban Meyer and men’s basketball Coach Thad Matta.
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio. An exotic, invasive insect that kills maples and other trees, ALB was found in Bethel, Clermont County, in southwest Ohio.