So many great topics -literally at your finger tips!
Although you are not able to make the trip to London, Ohio for the annual Farm Science Review (September 22-24), there are still lots of tremendous educational opportunities!
Follow the instructions and get signed up! Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn.
This year’s Ohio National Poultry Show, the largest poultry show in the nation, has gone virtual! This gives open and junior exhibitors a new way to compete and still be a part of the Ohio National. Information, including the catalog, can be found on their website at www.ohionational.org and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheOhioNational.
The entry deadline is Saturday, October 17, with Class Champions announced Saturday, November 14 and the Show Champion announced Sunday, November 15. Show awards will be mailed the week after announcing the champions. There is no cost to enter.
For Open Show questions contact Tim Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Newt Long at email@example.com. For Junior Show questions contact Tim & Mary Neviska at firstname.lastname@example.org or Clell Agler at email@example.com.
Please join us Tuesday September 22 at 12 pm to 1 pm for our Healthy Living webinar on Back to School in the Age of COVID.
Register at go.osu.edu/healthylivingseries
Please join a team Family Consumer Sciences professionals from around Southwest Ohio for series of free lunch and learn webinars on a variety of Healthy Living topics.
Webinars will be once a month on Tuesdays from 12 pm – 1 pm.
- September 22: Back to School in the Age of COVID – Presented by Kellie Lemly, FCS Educator Champaign County
- October 20: Living in the Present Moment – Presented by Laura Stanton, FCS Educator Warren County
- November 17: Holiday Gift Giving on a budget – Presented by Brenda Sandman-Stover, FCS and 4-H Program Assistant Greene County
- December 15: Healthy Eating During the Holidays – Presented by Laura Halladay, FCS Educator Greene County
More information: Healthy Living Series Flyer
You can register for individual classes or for the whole series at: http://go.osu.edu/healthylivingseries
Check out the full line-up of talks covering tree ID, invasive species, soil health, health, grazing management, invasive species control, tree ID, pond management, recreational lease hunting, pollinators and other beneficial insects, bats, owls, snakes, paw-paws, ginseng, and more.
Tuesday through Thursday of the review, there will be one live webinar every day, starting at 10:30 am. Each day will also feature a one-hour Q&A session with natural resources and Extension professionals at 1 pm.
View the schedule – 2020 Gwynne Conservation Area FSR Schedule
Have you been “tagged” to teach ag?
Join ACEL faculty, staff and students to learn more about the agriscience education major on National Teach Ag Day – Thursday, September 17, 2020.
From 2-3pm, high school students will learn about the requirements and opportunities of the major, an overview of The Ohio State University and our application process and converse with a current agriscience education student in small groups.
Fall Gardening Made Easy: Extend the Season
Join us Saturday, September 26th, 10:00 – 11:00 A.M.
The second session will cover growing a fall vegetable garden with an eye on spring. Learn how a fall planting of spinach and garlic earlier can produce a more productive spring harvest. We will discuss fall planting under row covers to protect and continue growing after frost kills the warm season vegetables. Learn to construct a porch size version for leafy greens all winter.
September 17, 2020 6:30–7:30 p.m.
The wildlife in your backyard can be a welcome sight for some or a landscape nightmare for others. Join the OSU Extension Greene County
Master Gardeners Volunteers for a look at some of the visitors that make you wonder, who’s backyard is it anyhow!
Dealing with unwanted guest. Coping With Canada Geese
Canada goose populations in communities and urban areas can cause conflict and damage. Learn strategies and management options to cope with Canada geese in this webinar. Marne Titchenell Wildlife Program Specialist, with OSU Extension. She works to provide a variety of educational programs, workshops, conferences, and publications centered on wildlife ecology and biology, habitat management for wildlife, and managing nuisance wildlife species.