Tony Nye, Christine Gelley, and Carol Schuchmann made guest appearances on the Southern Ohio Farm Show for the week of May 13, 2020. Nye, OSU Extension Educator in Clinton County, spoke about pesticide container recycling and the upcoming recycling drive that will be held on August 14, 2020 at Nutrien Ag Solutions at the Melvin location. Gelley, OSU Extension Educator in Noble County, discussed best practices for spring forage production, and Schuchmann, Clermont County Master Gardener Volunteer, taught a lesson on how to raise microgreens.
The next show will be released on May 20, 2020, at 10 AM via https://go.osu.edu/thesouthernohiofarmshowregistration The next episode will contain a weather report, marketing, an interview with Dr. Michael Para of the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center about PPE, and a tutorial on how to view the International Space Station from your backyard. In addition to being broadcasted via Zoom, all episodes of the Southern Ohio Farm Show are available via Facebook, YouTube, and local access channels in Highland, Adams, Brown, and Clermont Counties.
The Farm Office team will be hosting live webinars related to agricultural law and farm management news over the next few weeks. Upcoming Farm Office Live programs will be held on May 14, May 28, June 11, and June 25, 2020, with each program beginning at 9 AM. Topics that have been discussed on previous Farm Office Live programming include federal programs related to COVID-19, agricultural law, and dairy industry updates. Registration is required for each webinar and registration is free. You can register via: https://osu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BhWmz_YqQreFVeccqhQHHQ
After registering for the program, you will receive an email with the link to the live presentation. Attendees will be able to ask questions of the panelists in real time. If you are unable to view the presentation at 9 AM on any of the program dates, you can also view the past Farm Office Live programs online via: https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farmofficelive
Ohio 4-H Small Garden Virtual SPIN Club
Have fun in this virtual 4-H Special Interest SPIN Club learning how to make small gardens from easy to find items. Activities include seed starting, seed bombs, re-purposing containers for the garden, herb and pizza gardens, terrariums, succulents, garden art, imagination gardens, and more!
Every Tuesday at 3:30-4:30pm from May 28 to July 9
Location: ONLINE! Register at go.osu.edu/gardenspinclub
Details: Open to ANY youth grades 3-12. Limited to the first 25 to enroll
Contact information: Sue Hogan, Franklin County, Hogan.firstname.lastname@example.org
Ohio 4-H Computer Science Spin Club for 3rd -6th grade.
Come join us and learn about the basics of coding, computer technology, and software. If you enjoy exploring computers or apps then you’ll love learning in this totally virtual environment with people your own age. Learn about hacking, coding, computational thinking, and more!
EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY AT 2-3 PM FROM MAY 19-JUNE 4 (3 weeks)
Location: ONLINE! Click below to join https://go.osu.edu/computerspin
Details: Open to ANY youth in grades 3-6.
Elliott Lawrence, Lucas County, Lawrence.email@example.com
Mark Light, Hardin County, firstname.lastname@example.org