Workforce Development: Apprenticeship
Workforce Development: Apprenticeship Expanding access to nutritious homegrown food is important to the health of consumers, helps in job creation and also improving our rural economy. While $29 billion was estimated to be spent on food by Ohio consumers ...
Knowledge and Community Development
Knowledge and Community Development A plan was developed to cultivate community through food-related education and economic development, including business start-ups, employment and investment. Project Goals Help a central Ohio neighborhood transition fro ...
Collaborative Approaches for Food Entrepreneur Development
Collaborative Approaches for Food Entrepreneur Development Food touches everything and is the foundation of every economy (Counihan & Van Esterik, 2013). While $29 billion was spent on food by Ohio consumers in 2011, about $26 billion (89%) of the foo ...
Attracting Wild Birds- Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Attracting Wild Birds - The Cornell Lab of Ornithology http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZDdqCNQ0C4&feature=bf_prev&list=ECE02AF25046CE2E69 ...
Catching Fish, Making Memories- Passport to Fishing Instructors Needed
Many OCVN's from across the state already support this program, but more certified instructors are needed to help the Ohio Department of Natural Resources get the word out about Fishing! This video shows how much fun fishing is for Kids! http://vim ...
Butler County added to State Quarantine Issued to Protect Ohio's Walnut Trees from Thousand Cankers Disease- Dec 26, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ADDS BUTLER COUNTY TO THOUSAND CANKERS DISEASE QUARANTINE State taking measures to protect Ohio’s walnut trees REYNOLDSBURG, OH (Dec. 19, 2013) – In an effort to protect the trees of Ohio, the O ...
BATS: Fact or Fiction?
Marne Titchenell- Wildlife Program Specialist with the Ohio State Extension shares some interesting facts regarding bats that inhabit the Buckeye State. Did You Know?- Bats are the #1 predator of night flying insects- Bats consume 30-50 % of their Body ...
The Endangered Timber Rattlesnake
Timber Rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus, Scioto Co., OH August 18, 2012 http://vimeo.com/84218006 Eastern America's Fading Music- Castanet of the Woods by Nancy Stranahan- Arc of Appalachia Preserve System http://www.arcofappalachia.org/nature-notes/ti ...
Hummingbird Feeders- A Helping Hand for the Long Journey Ahead
Flower and nectar supplies for hummingbirds and butteflies have been very good this summer due to the abundant rain and cooler than normal temperatures most of the state has experienced. It is not too late to give our hummingbird friends a "helping ...
White-Nosed Syndrome- A Deadly Disease of Bats- OSU Extension Releases New Fact Sheet
White-nose syndrome (WNS) has caused unprecedented mortality in hibernating bats in eastern North America. This previously unknown disease has spread rapidly since its discovery in New York in 2007, and poses a threat to hibernating bats throughout the con ...