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Farm to School Workshop is Dec. 5

Nov 20, 2014

Farm to School Workshop is Dec. 5

YELLOW SPRNGS, Ohio – As efforts continue to expand the successful Farm to School Program, which works to connect food producers and school districts to provide fresh, local foods to students, a workshop Dec. 5 can provide farmers and school districts information on how to get started.

2014-2015 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series to Kick Off Dec. 1

Nov 20, 2014

2014-2015 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series to Kick Off Dec. 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With crop program decision windows open, now is the time for producers to think strategically about their farm’s cash flow, exposure to risk, and the means available to manage these risks, said an economist from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Free Workshops Offered on Developing Nutrient Management Plans

Nov 17, 2014

Free Workshops Offered on Developing Nutrient Management Plans

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Four workshops designed to teach Certified Crop Advisers how to help farmers develop nutrient management plans will be offered by agronomists with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Chow Line: Dairy dilemmas fueled by headlines

Nov 14, 2014

Chow Line: Dairy dilemmas fueled by headlines

I’ve seen friends post information on social media saying dairy foods are bad for you. Is this hype or for real?

Fall Harvest Requires Increased Focus on Safety

Nov 13, 2014

Fall Harvest Requires Increased Focus on Safety

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Working long hours without an adequate amount of sleep is just one example of how farmers can increase their risk of injury during harvest, a safety expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.

OSU Extension: Acorn Poisoning a Potential Threat to Cattle, Sheep

Nov 12, 2014

OSU Extension: Acorn Poisoning a Potential Threat to Cattle, Sheep

LANCASTER, Ohio – The increase in this year’s fall acorn crop means that livestock producers who have oak trees in their pastures need to be on the lookout -- acorns from these trees could cause kidney failure in their animals, particularly in cattle and sheep.


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