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  1. Come to the Butler County Farm Day for Family Fun!

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/come-butler-county-farm-day-family-fun

    The Butler County Farm Day is scheduled for May 2, 2015.  This is an opportunity for Butler County residents to see how a farm operates!  This event will run from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and will be held at the Double J Farm, 3070 Wehr Rd., Hamilton, OH. ...

  2. Spotted Wing Drosophila Monitoring and Management Webinar

    https://darke.osu.edu/news/spotted-wing-drosophila-monitoring-and-management-webinar

    Celeste Welty, Dept. of Entomology, State Specialist and Jim Jasinski, Dept. of Extension, IPM Program will be offering a 90 minute webinar on spotted wing Drosophila (SWD), a relatively new pest in Ohio that attacks blackberries, raspberries, blueberries ...

  3. The Benefits of 4-H Summer Camp

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/benefits-4-h-summer-camp

    Our kids are all back in school from spring break now and farmers are getting ready to plant their 2015 crops.  The major league baseball season is here and that means our kids will soon be out of school for the summer.  Some parents might have made plans ...

  4. 10 Myths about Bedbugs that are Just Crawling with Foolishness

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/10-myths-about-bedbugs-are-just-crawling-foolishness

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -  Bedbug infestations are on the rise across the United States, and Ohio continues to be one of the states most affected by these detestable insects. But bedbugs are not the only thing that’s becoming abundant:  myths and misconceptions ab ...

  5. Container gardening using Strawberry Jars

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/container-gardening-using-strawberry-jars

    Of all of the plant containers in my collection, one of my favorites is the strawberry jar.  This unique pot is perfect for growing a lot of plants in a small area. The pot's many cupped openings can accommodate a lot of strawberry plants as they cas ...

  6. Waterbath & Pressure Canning Class

    https://butler.osu.edu/events/waterbath-pressure-canning-class-0

    Water Bath & Pressure Canning Flyer ...

  7. New Law on Fertilizer and Manure Applications Explained

    https://darke.osu.edu/news/new-law-fertilizer-and-manure-applications-explained

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Farmers who want to learn more about the new Ohio law passed last week intended to control algae production in Lake Erie and its western basin can find a detailed explanation in a blog post written by an agricultural law expert and a manu ...

  8. Overexertion and Fatigue

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2015/injury-prevention/overexertion-and-fatigue

    By Andy Bauer,  Ohio AgrAbility Educational Program Coordinator- Hopefully spring weather is finally coming on, bringing with it long hours due to delays in getting field work done and crops planted. The extended winter weather will also cause delays in g ...

  9. Manure Pit Safety for First Responders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2015/agricultural-rescue/manure-pit-safety-first-responders

    By: Michelle King, Ag Rescue Program Coordinator Intern-   There are many hazards located on a farm. One of these hazards, which can be deadly as well, is a manure pit. Farmers use a manure pit to store any manure their animals produce on the farm and to ...

  10. Safely Working with Anhydrous Ammonia in the Field

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2015/injury-prevention/safely-working-anhydrous-ammonia-field

    By: Kent McGuire,  OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator- Many farmers will be applying anhydrous ammonia in the next few weeks. Even though anhydrous ammonia is a very good fertilizer, there are hazards associated to working with it. One hazard is that an ...

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