Join us in Caldwell, Ohio! This unique Stockmanship and Stewardship event is focused on live low-stress cattle handling demonstrations, Beef Quality Assurance training, and industry updates you won’t find anywhere else this event is not one to miss. Gain an edge on learning about consumer concerns regarding beef sustainability and livestock welfare, how those concerns have impacted the industry, and the role that Beef Quality Assurance plays in the conversation. Producers who attend not only receive hands-on training in best management practices to help improve their operation, but also the chance to get BQA certified!
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Southeastern Ohio Hay Day: SAVE THE DATE- Southeastern Ohio Hay Day is returning for 2023 on July 14! This field day will offer demonstrations of hay harvesting equipment, tradeshow exhibits, educational presentations, lunch, and door prizes. Admission is free and open to the public. For accommodation purposes, registration is appreciated by July 11, but walk-ins are also welcome. We look forward to welcoming you to the Eastern Agricultural Research Station on Friday, July 14, 2023. Registration- 9 a.m., Program Content- 10 a.m., Conclusion- 4 p.m.
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Draft Agenda: Southeastern Ohio Hay Day 2023 | Noble County Agriculture & Natural Resources (osu.edu)
Link to ODA Press Release
August 9, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.: Morgan County, Morgan County Fairgrounds
2760 South Riverside Drive, McConnelsville, Ohio 43756
The pesticide collection and disposal services are free of charge, but only farm chemicals will be accepted. Paint, antifreeze, solvents and household or non-farm pesticides will not be accepted.
The pesticide collections are sponsored by ODA in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. To pre-register, or for more information, contact the Ohio Department of Agriculture at 614-728-6987.
I am participating in the statewide moth trapping network that monitors key pests in agronomic crops which are reported through the Crop Observation and Recommendation Network (CORN). We are currently trapping for True Armyworm, Black Cutworm and have setup traps for European Corn Borer.
Updates and reports are here:
Lep Monitoring Network Update #2 – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm
Lep Monitoring Network – Ohio Black Cutworm and True Armyworm Monitoring
Find out more about managing this pest at Cereal Leaf Beetle | Ohioline (osu.edu)
COLUMBUS, Ohio—A new online farm management course offered by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will help Ohio’s beginning farmers qualify for the requirements of the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Beginning Farmer Tax Credit program.
Called Farm On, the self-paced, on-demand farm financial management course was created by Ohio State University Extension professionals and is offered through OSU Extension’s new Farm Financial Management and Policy Institute (FFMPI), said Eric Richer, assistant professor and OSU Extension field specialist in farm management.
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