Farmers’ health insurance options will be the topic when CFAES’s Shoshanah Inwood and Stephanie Petrauskas of Springfield’s Rocking Horse Community Health Center speak at the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s annual conference. The conference runs Thursday, Feb. 15, through Saturday, Feb. 17, in Dayton. Continue reading
CFAES scientist Steve Culman, pictured, will give a workshop on “Dual Use Perennial Grain Crops: Grain for Humans and Forage for Livestock” from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the annual conference of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association. Here are some details about his research from a story slated for our next CFAES Impact newsletter. Continue reading
More and more growers are using biostimulants containing microbes on their crops. The microbes are aimed at helping the crops grow better and faster. The products’ variety is growing fast, too.
So what do they do? How well do they work? How should a grower use them?
Ten Ohio State experts, most of them collaborators in CFAES’s Organic Food and Farming Education and Research program, will be among the many speakers at the largest sustainable food and farming conference in Ohio. (Photo: CFAES.)
An upcoming webinar series will help farmers make informed decisions on whether solar energy is a wise investment for them.
Successful Farming magazine recently included CFAES aquaculture specialist Matt Smith (pictured) on its list of 10 exceptional Extension specialists from across the U.S.
Smith’s No. 1 priority, says the newsletter of CFAES’s Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon, where he’s based, is to “work toward expanding sustainable and profitable fish farms in the state of Ohio.”
Interested in starting a farm? Learn the hows, ins and outs at the New and Small Farm College, an eight-week course by OSU Extension, CFAES’s outreach arm. It starts in January in two locations. Register to attend in Butler County or Scioto County. (Photo: iStock.)