My colleague Jenny Lobb, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Educator in Franklin County, is offering a food preservation class series. Classes are free to attend, see below for registration details and link. A great way to learn how to preserve the seasons harvest.
The Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) 2020 application cutoff date has been set for March 20, 2020. If any producer would like to apply for this year’s EQIP, they will have till March 20, 2020 to completed an application. Applications after the cutoff date will be consider for next year 2021.
The 2020 Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Growers is now available. There is a new interface that can be used to address specific pests on specific crops as well as the page view that was traditional.
A new Ohio Agricultural Law Blog post has been posted that many might find appropriate this holiday season.
Food is likely on the minds of many people as we head into the holiday season. Being an agricultural attorney, it’s hard to think about food without also worrying about food product liability. Whether growing turkey or romaine lettuce, producing food for human consumption is a risk-laden endeavor that can lead to legal liability for a farmer. That’s why knowing and following Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) is imperative for farmers who raise produce, eggs, meats, and other foods for direct human consumption. Employing those production practices is critical to producing a safe food product. But what if a food isn’t safe and causes illness or death?