Walk Behind Tractor Training Opportunities

There are two upcoming opportunities to learn how to operate a walk behind tractor. There is no charge to attend these trainings.


For questions please contact Dana Hilfinger @ dhilfinger@centralstate.edu

CLICK HERE to view, download or print the flyer —>  2021_Walk Behind Tractor Training-1

Top Ten Backyard Poultry Diseases Webinar Recording

There has been a resurgence of people who wish to raise their own food for personal and family food security, both with produce and with poultry.  I am increasingly getting asked about backyard poultry keeping so I wanted to put a resource together to assist you in getting the knowledge you need for safe, healthy and productive backyard poultry keeping.  Here is the second webinar to support backyard poultry keeping:  Top Ten Diseases of Backyard Poultry

FIRST THING:  Find out the regulations in your city or municipality that governs the keeping of backyard poultry and follow those rules carefully. 


Here is the recorded Top Ten Backyard Poultry Diseases class.


Below is a Backyard Poultry Production Webinar Recording plus some helpful links:

We also have a number of Fact Sheets hosted on Ohioline to support poultry keeping:

There is also a fact sheet on Selling Eggs in Ohio: Marketing and Regulations that details safe handling, washing and storage of eggs.

If you need help finding a Veterinarian that sees poultry,  we have a list plus a map to assist you with that.


Top Ten Diseases of Backyard Poultry Virtual Class on Tuesday March 16th @ 7:00pm

There will be a virtual class event on Top Ten Diseases of Backyard Poultry on Tuesday March 16th @ 7:00pm.  This class is free and open to the public so bring your friends and your questions.  Registration for this webinar is required and the link is below.



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Healthy Sweet Potato Fries

In honor of National Sweet Potato Day, which was on Monday,  my OSU Extension colleague Jenny Lobb and I finally finished our Healthy Sweet Potato Fries video.  A quick two-minute watch to learn how to grow, harvest and get your air fryer on for some delicious healthy veggies. Enjoy!


2021 Virtual High Tunnel and Season Extension School

There will be a Virtual High Tunnel and Season Extension School class series starting January 12th that is free and open to the public.  Registration link is below.  This is applicable for beginner through experienced users.

CLICK HERE to Register for classes.  Sessions are free and you can attend as many as you wish.




Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Webinar on Thursday July 16th, 2020 @ 7pm.

There is a Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Webinar on Thursday July 16th at 7pm.  The webinar is free,  link details are below.

Zoom Link: go.osu.edu/goodag
Password: 617890

Virtual Food Preservation 101 Class Series

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.

CLICK HERE to access the registration.

2020 Master Urban Farmer Workshop Series

Registration is now open for the 2020 Ohio Master Urban Farmer Workshop Series.  For all questions contact Mike Hogan at Hogan.1@osu.edu


Click HERE to view, download or print the flyer –> 2020 MUF_Brochure