Feb. 11, 2020
If you are needing to enroll in Farm Bill programs this year, make sure to visit FSA BEFORE March 15th. February is a great month to visit your FSA office and avoid potential scheduling issues or wait periods as we get closer to the deadline. Take advantage of the Farmdoc Farm Bill Toolbox available from University of Illinois Extension: https://farmdoc.illinois.edu/2018-farm-bill. Have questions on the 2018 Farm Bill?
Feb. 10, 2020
Ohio State University (OSU) Extension, the outreach arm of the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will host the 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference. This year’s conference convenes on Thursday, March 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 03, 2020
The first issue of the Cooperative Connection is now available! This newsletter contains county information relevant to the 4-H Youth Development and the Agriculture & Natural Resources programs, including registration details for events.
The 2020 January-February newsletter can be found here.
Happy New Year!
Dec. 27, 2019
Beginning in 2020, the ANR Extension Connection and Clover Chronicle newsletters will merge into a single county newsletter. We will be posting newsletters under the county news section of this website instead of under each program as issues become available. Don't hesitate to contact our office with questions.
Sep. 24, 2019
Industrial hemp will be legalized to grow in Ohio, with growers likely being able to plant seed beginning in spring 2020, but what does that mean for producers? Join us as we discuss the production possibilities and current regulations.
Sep. 04, 2019
Seldom do we talk about forage shortages and above normal precipitation in the same breath. Regardless, that’s where we find ourselves now throughout Ohio and much of the Midwest. Over the past year abundant rainfall has allowed us to grow lots of forage. Unfortunately, the weather has seldom allowed us to harvest it as high quality feed.
Sep. 03, 2019
The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring a collection for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides on September 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Kidron Livestock Auction (behind the barns), 4885 Kidron Rd., Apple Creek, Ohio 44606.
The pesticide collection and disposal service are free of charge, but only farm chemicals will be accepted. Paint, antifreeze, solvents, and household or non-farm pesticides will not be accepted.
Aug. 12, 2019
Extension staff will be out at the fairgrounds this week - if you require immediate assistance, come see us at Friendship Park or contact us via email (Tracy McKee: email@example.com; Angie Allison: firstname.lastname@example.org; Erika Lyon: email@example.com).
Jul. 16, 2019
The Ohio State University Extension offices in Jefferson and Harrison Counties are currently accepting new applications for the 2019 Master Gardener Volunteer training program. Master Gardener Volunteers in Ohio contributed over 180,000 hours of service each year and offer assistance with home horticultural questions, pest identification, school programs, demonstrations, research, and continuing education programs.
Jun. 21, 2019
The office will be closed this morning while staff are working on programs. We will reopen at 12pm and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.