Economic Outlook and Policy Webinar Series Planned

Our first webinar “The price of putting food on the table: Consumer food price and inflation” with Dr. Zoë Plakias, will be next Wednesday, 2/2 from Noon – 1 p.m.

Click here to register. To view the full series schedule and register for the below webinars, click here.

 

 

 

Highland County Chamber of Commerce’s Ag is Everyone’s Business Event Announced

Join the Highland County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, March 4, for the 10th Annual Ag Is Everyone’s Business event. Tickets are now available for $20 the Highland County Chamber of Commerce office, 338 West Main St, Hillsboro or online at https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/60245

Farmer and Farmland Owner Income Tax Webinar – December 9, 2021

Our Farmer and Farmland Owner Income Tax Webinar is this Thursday, December 9, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The cost is $35 and is being presented by Barry Ward, David Marrison, both from Ohio State University, and Michael Langemeier from Purdue.

The webinar will be recorded and those registered will have access to the recording throughout the tax filing season. Details and to register are at https://go.osu.edu/farmertaxwebinar.

Beef Quality Assurance – October 19, 2021, 6:30 P.M.

Beef Quality Assurance will be held on October 19, 2021, at United Producers, Inc., in Hillsboro, Ohio. The program will start at 6:30 P.M. RSVP by calling 937-393-3424. Food will be served between 6 P.M. and 6:15 P.M.

This is the last BQA scheduled for 2021. If you are unable to attend, you can renew your recertification through bqa.org. 
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Become a Certified UAV Pilot Training

 

Become a Certified UAV Pilot

Purdue Extension UAV Technology Program

 

Hosted by Ohio State University Extension, Butler County

 

Location

Ohio State University Extension

1802 Princeton Rd

Hamilton, OH 45011

 

Date(s) & Time

Oct 21, 2021 8:00 am—4:30 pm

Oct 22, 2021 8:00 am—4:30 pm

 

Cost:

$200 per person

 

Registration

https://cvent.me/eXVmdw

 

Highland County Fair to be featured at the Farm Science Review

Maddie Caldwell walking her pig through the hog barn, “Esme” being shown by the Roehm sisters in the Southdown Sheep breeding show (Photo by Mindy Bobb), and the Highland County tractor pull will each be shown in the iFarm Immersive Theatre at the 2021 Farm Science Review.

 

 

 

 

 

Brooke Beam, Ph.D

Agriculture and Natural Resource/Community Development Extension Educator

Ohio State University Extension, Highland County

 

September 15, 2021

 

The Farm Science Review will be held next week at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center on September 21-23. The annual agricultural education and industry exposition offers attendees the ability to learn about a wide variety of agricultural and natural resource related topics, as well as see the latest in agricultural technologies.

Highland County youth and scenes from the Highland County Fair tractor pull will be featured as immersive experiences in the iFarm Immersive Theatre. Swine, sheep, poultry, cattle, and rabbits will be featured in the County Fair Showcase: Featuring Highland County. The Highland County Fair tractor pull will be featured in Truck and Tractor Pulling 101. Both of these virtual experiences were filmed at the 2021 Highland County Fair.

The iFarm Immersive Theatre is a new attraction that provides a similar experience to viewing a planetarium or an IMAX theater, where the video is projected around the viewer. In total, there will be 18 different virtual experiences attendees can participate in. Other immersive experiences include an aerial tour of part of Ohio, a variety of equipment demonstrations, crop dusting, hydroponics and aquaponics, specialty crops, and natural habitats.

Tickets for the Farm Science Review are available at the Highland County Extension Office. Contact the Highland County Extension Office by calling 937-393-1918. Tickets purchased in advance at the Highland County Extension Office are $7. Tickets purchased at the Farm Science Review gate are $10.

For those who are unable to attend the Farm Science Review next week, the virtual experiences will be posted online in the coming week. Those wishing to view the immersive experiences online will be able to find them at the Ohio State University Extension, Highland County YouTube Channel and Facebook. Additionally, many of the educational sessions will be available to view through the Farm Science Review YouTube Channel. A selection of presentations that will be broadcast through the Farm Science Review YouTube Channel include carbon credits, field demonstrations, and the latest Farm Office Live programming.