Brooke Beam, PhD
Agriculture and Natural Resources/Community Development Extension Educator
Ohio State University Extension, Highland County
September 10, 2019
The annual Farm Science Review will be held September 17 – 19, 2019, at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center, near London, Ohio. The Farm Science Review features a series of agricultural exhibits and research-based presentations to help agricultural producers make informed decisions for their businesses. The Molly Caren Agricultural Center is a 2100-acre facility featuring crop production, field demonstrations, and conservation practices.
Over the course of three days, attendees will have the opportunity to attend dozens of workshops, with topics ranging from precision agriculture to woodland management. A complete list of the presentation schedule is available online or through the Highland County Extension Office. Tickets are also available at the Highland County Extension Office or at the gate.
If you were unable to attend the Germinate International Film Fest, I will be teaching a session on Tuesday, September 17, in the Small Farms Center Building (corner of Equipment Ave and Beef Street) at 11:30 a.m. The session will cover a series of highlights from the film festival and a brief lesson on how to create your own videos through mobile devices.
Additionally, I will be assisting with a new opportunity for job seekers. New for the 2019 Farm Science Review, there will be a Career Exploration Fair (Celebration Tent near Gate I) on Wednesday, September 18, from 10 a.m. to noon. Attendees of the Career Exploration Fair will have the opportunity to visit with companies about employment, or to learn about the necessary training to become employees in agricultural businesses. A few of the companies that will be participating in the Career Exploration Fair include Ag Pro, ODOT, Cargill, Ohio CAT, and Ohio Corn and Wheat.
Golf carts may be rented at the Farm Science Review, however prior reservations are encouraged. You may also bring your own golf cart with the appropriate paperwork from your physician. For more information about the Farm Science Review or any Extension programming, contact the Highland County Extension Office at 937-393-1918.