2021 Southern Ohio Specialty Crop Webinar Series

Ohio State University Extension in Warren County is offering this webinar series as a replacement for the 2021 Southern Ohio Specialty Crop Conference which was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our “live” conference will return on February 1, 2022. Mark your calendars.

The following webinars are free but do require you to register for each meeting at the corresponding registration links.
Registration Information

Monday, February 1, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m.
Tips for Managing Pumpkins, Sweet Corn and Invasive Pests
Presenter: Jim Jasinski, Ohio State University Extension, IPM Program Coordinator

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m.
Fresh Ohio Strawberries at Thanksgiving and Christmas?
Presenter: Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension, South Centers

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m.
No “Wining”—Just Growing Grapes & Brambling Along Too!
Presenter: Erik Draper, OSU Extension, Geauga County

2021 Small Ruminant Programs

Ohio State Extension invites you to the  The information provided will be applicable to both sheep and goat producers large and small. Register online for no cost at: https://go.osu.edu/smallruminantwebinars2021

 

Webinar One- Lambing and Kidding: 90 minutes Tuesday, January 19th | 7 p.m.

Members of the OSU Sheep Team will cover preparing for lambing/kidding season, ewe/doe and lamb/kid care before, during, after birth, managing dystocia, troubleshooting and addressing health concerns, colostrum, bottle feeding, creep feeding, castrating, tail docking, vaccinations, and allow time for Q&A.

 

Webinar Two- Small Ruminant Nutrition: 90 minutes Tuesday, February 16th | 7 p.m.

We will address the importance of providing adequate protein, carbohydrates, and minerals in the forms of processed grains, hay, grazed pasture, minerals, and supplements to your flock/herd. Q&A included.

 

Webinar Three- Weaning, Sorting, and Selling- Lambs, Kids, and Spent Breeding Stock: 90 minutes Tuesday, March 16th | 7 p.m.

We will offer strategies for weaning lambs/kids and preparing them for joining the breeding flock or entering the meat processing chain. Also included will be examples of marketing strategies and determining what to do with ewes/does and rams/bucks that are no longer meeting breeding needs of the flock/herd.

2021 Small Ruminant Webinar Series Starts Jan. 19th

Ohio State Extension invites you to the 2021 Small Ruminant Webinar Series! The information provided will be applicable to both sheep and goat producers large and small. Register online for no cost at:
https://go.osu.edu/smallruminantwebinars2021

Webinar One- Lambing and Kidding: 90 minutes Tuesday, January 19th | 7 p.m.
Members of the OSU Sheep Team will cover preparing for lambing/kidding season, ewe/doe and lamb/kid care before, during, after birth, managing dystocia, troubleshooting and addressing health concerns, colostrum, bottle feeding, creep feeding, castrating, tail docking, vaccinations, and allow time for Q&A.

Webinar Two- Small Ruminant Nutrition: 90 minutes Tuesday, February 16th | 7 p.m.
We will address the importance of providing adequate protein, carbohydrates, and minerals in the forms of processed grains, hay, grazed pasture, minerals, and supplements to your flock/herd. Q&A included.

Webinar Three- Weaning, Sorting, and Selling- Lambs, Kids, and Spent Breeding Stock: 90 minutes Tuesday, March 16th | 7 p.m.
We will offer strategies for weaning lambs/kids and preparing them for joining the breeding flock or entering the meat processing chain. Also included will be examples of marketing strategies and determining what to do with ewes/does and rams/bucks that are no longer meeting breeding needs of the flock/herd.

Online GAPs Training Scheduled

The produce safety team has three online GAPs trainings scheduled this winter, with the first one coming up next Thursday, on January 21st. These programs are free to attend.

You can find more information at producesafety.osu.edu/events.
Registration links are available for each event:
• Jan 21, 6:00-9:00pm: register at https://go.osu.edu/gapstraining1-21
• Feb 18, 6:00-9:00pm: register at https://go.osu.edu/gapstraining2-18
• Mar 18, 6:00-9:00pm: register at https://go.osu.edu/gapstraining3-18