Small Swine Producers: African Swine Fever Preparedness Seminars

Learn the signs and what to do if African Swine Fever or another foreign animal disease affects your herd. This program addresses the steps you should take, the state and federal response and bio-security planning. Presentations provided by Ohio Department of Agriculture, USDA and The Ohio State University.

WHO: Small swine producers – even if you have just a pig or two this information is for you! But producers of any size are welcome to attend. Veterinarians with swine clientele.

WHERE AND WHEN: All Presentations 6-7:30 p.m.

December 8
Licking County Extension Office
771 E Main St., Suite 103 Newark

January 12
Clinton County Extension Office
111 S Nelson Ave., Suite 2, Wilmington

February 2
Champaign County Extension Office
1512 S US Highway 68, Suite B100, Urbana

February 16
Putnam County Extension Office
1206 E. 2nd St., Ottawa

January 19
1328 Dover Rd., Wooster

An additional presentation will be held in Southeast Ohio- date/location TBD
There is no cost to attend and no RSVP required. Light refreshments provided by Ohio Pork Council.
Any questions? Contact Dr. Kristy Shaw at 614.728.6253 or

Small Swine Producer African Swine Fever Flyer

2021 Licking County Farm Tour

Licking County OSU Extension, Soil & Water, and Farm Bureau are excited to share that they will be offering a farm tour again this year. The Farm Tour will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021. It will include a breakfast and then the self-driving tour will begin. Tickets are $12 per person or $20 per couple. Find out where the tour will visit and how to purchase tickets here: 2021 Licking County Farm Tour

Virtual Poultry Clinic for Backyard Poultry Production

Learn the basics of raising backyard chickens, ducks and more! This virtual clinic would make a great learning opportunity for those taking 4-H poultry projects or anyone who would like to learn more about raising poultry. The clinic will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 6:30pm on Zoom. You can find connection info and contact information for the presenters here: 2021 Backyard Poultry Clinic.