What are farmers’ health insurance options?

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

Perennial grain’s promise for food, forage, soil

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

Top 10 service to Ohio’s fish farmers

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.”

Read the Succesful Farming story.