Are you a local food producer?

Are you a local food producer? We are in the process of compiling a list of local food producers by county and want to include you! Use this link to be added to the list. 

If you are searching for places to purchase local foods, be on the lookout for our updated list.

Forestry Bracket of ANR Ag Madness

As part of OSU Extension’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Ag Madness program we are offering a Forestry Bracket with 3 educational opportunities on April 6th. This program is provided via ZOOM and will be available for live participation or to view at a later time.  From time to time there will also be links to Forestry Classics some of our oldies.

On April 14th , Dave Apsley, Forestry Specialist, will be presenting Is it time to harvest your timber? How do you know? At noon and again at 7 pm.   This is hosted by the Pennsylvania Forests Web Seminar Center.

On EARTH DAY – April 22nd the Southeast Ohio Women Owning Woodlands will have guest speaker Anne Bonner join via webinar to discuss Tree Care and Planting Tips that Everyone Can Use from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.

Small Farm Conference

OSU Extension Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference – Sowing Seeds for Success scheduled for March 14th
Do you own a few acres that you want to be productive but you’re not sure what to do with it?
Do you have a passion for farming and turning your piece of this wonderful earth into a food producing oasis?
Do you own land or forest that you’re not quite sure how to manage?
Do you want livestock but have questions about fencing and forage?
Do you raise or produce products that you would like to market and sell off your farm but you’re not sure how to make it successful?
If you’re asking yourself these questions you should think about attending the 2020 Small Farm Conference – Sowing Seeds for Success on March 14th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Mansfield OSU Campus in Ovalwood Hall.
The campus is just minutes from I-71 and US Rt 30.
Please visit: for class and registration details or call OSU Extension Morrow County 419-947-1070.

Specialty Crop Conference

Registration is now open for this annual and newly expanded event.

The ​Southern Ohio ​Specialty ​Crop ​Conference ​is ​the ​most ​diverse ​training ​opportunity ​for ​specialty ​crop ​growers ​in ​Southern ​Ohio. ​An ​a ​la ​carte ​menu ​of ​classes ​allows ​participants ​to ​pick ​and ​choose ​throughout ​the ​day, ​finding ​topics ​that ​interest ​them ​most. ​Pesticide ​credits ​are ​available ​for ​Core, ​Category ​3 ​(Fruits ​& ​Vegetables) ​and ​Category ​5 ​(Greenhouse).

​A ​continental ​breakfast, ​buffet ​lunch ​and ​USB ​memory ​stick ​with ​all ​of ​the ​available ​conference ​handouts ​are ​included ​as ​a ​part ​of ​your ​registration ​fee. ​ ​

Click here for registration and additional information.