Nov 8, 2022
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Sep 20, 2023
The 2nd annual Ohio State Organic Grains Conference will be January 4-5, 2024 at the Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center in Oregon, Ohio. Register now at go.osu.edu/organicgrainsreg to take advantage of Early Bird pricing.
Sep 18, 2023
The Organic Farmer Researcher Network will offer a series of Do-It-Yourself On-Farm Research Workshops this fall and winter. These workshops gather farmers, researchers, and educators who are interested or experienced in on-farm organic research. Facilitated discussion on current needs and resources and small group work is intended to generate working groups and specific research ideas. Together, we hope to develop individual research questions and help attendees gather the partnerships, ideas, and resources to address these questions.
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, 2023, 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.
Dec 19, 2022
The Ohio State Agronomic Crops Team Soil Health Webinar Series returns this winter. You won’t want to miss out on this year’s line-up of farmers and academic experts covering a wide range of soil health topics.
January 5th, 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Precipitation and Management and Their Effect on Soil Health
Dr. Peter Tomlinson, Kansas State University
Nov 2, 2022
Are you a current, transitioning, new-to organic grain farmer, or a crop consultant? Registration is LIVE for the 2023 Ohio Organic Grains Conference on January 4th & 5th in Archbold, OH. We have an exceptional line-up of speakers for the event including keynotes from Joel Gruver, Western Illinois University, and Léa Vereecke, Rodale Institute. Register or view the conference agenda at www.go.osu.edu/organicgrainsreg or read more details here.
Oct 11, 2022
Friday, November 18, 2022, 9am-4pm
Before his tragic death in an automobile accident, Dr. Ben Stinner was an internationally recognized pioneer in regenerative agriculture research, and well known regionally as a great connector of people. His legacy continues today with the Annual Stinner Summit and Endowment.
Aug 1, 2022
OnThursday, August 4, organic growers, researchers, and educators are invited to discuss a cover crop trial at Hirzel Farms in northern Ohio. We want to hear your experience, ideas, and big questions about cover crops. Register at https://forms.gle/Y4qXCX1EJKf4zZEU8 or read more here.
Jul 8, 2022
This year at the CFAES Wooster West Badger organic farm we are trialing soybeans with spring-planted cereal rye and oilseed sunflowers. Read more.