Nov 8, 2022
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Jan 23, 2023
Registration is open for the Do-It-Yourself On-Farm Research Workshop, to be held on February 16, 2023 as part of the 2023 OEFFA Conference in Newark, Ohio. This all-day workshop will gather researchers, educators, and farmers who are interested or experienced in on-farm organic research. The event will feature a panel discussion, facilitated discussion on current needs and resources, and small group work. Together, we hope to develop individual research questions and help attendees gather the partnerships, ideas, and resources to address these questions.
Jan 17, 2023
On January 4 and 5, Ohio State Extension Fulton County hosted the inaugural Ohio Organic Grains Conference in Archbold, Ohio. The event drew in 185 participants – mostly farmers, as well as Extension and university staff, external speakers, and vendors. Programming included grower panels on nitrogen management, the future of organics, and grain marketing; speakers on soil health, organic crop rotations, weed management options, plus reviews of Ohio State organic corn trial results and organic enterprise budgets; and grower lunch roundtable discussions.