Jan. 03, 2019
Greenhouse Management Workshop
Root Zone Optimization
January 17 & 18, 2019
OARDC/OSU, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, Ohio
Learn about how to optimize root zone dynamics, from nutrients to water chemistry, for improved greenhouse production. Both hydroponics and substrate-based culture systems will be addressed by experts from academia and industry. On-Site attendance and webinar registration are available. Early bird discount is available through 1/4/2019.
Jan. 03, 2019
Commodity prices, the new farm bill, U.S. trade policy, the dairy economy, crop production economics, and the new tax laws. Each of these topics has implications for the farm economy and quite possibly for on-farm management decisions in 2019. Get the latest information about these and other timely topics at the 2019 Ag Outlook and Policy Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 30 at Fisher Auditorium on the OARDC campus in Wooster.
Dec. 17, 2018
TRACTOR SAFETY CERTIFICATION COURSE
Orientation Meeting – Saturday, February 2, 9:00-11:00 am
Classroom Sessions 1-6 – Saturdays, February 9 – March 16
Promptly start at 8:15 am and end at 12:30 pm, 1:00 pm on 3/16
Tractor Skills & Driving Test – To be announced
Dec. 03, 2018
You are cordially invited to see the new poinsettia cultivars! Come view and evaluate new cultivars & network with other growers.
This is a free program
1 hour pesticide recertification credit private category 5 , will be offered 3p-4p
There is a $5 fee for the credit.
Nov. 19, 2018
There is required documentation you will need to complete to be compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This includes documentation of your size exemption as a “qualified facility” and various food safety programs.
Participants are encouraged to bring their existing documentation, if they have it, for review by instructors. Attendees should leave with completed or nearly completed food safety documentation for size exemptions, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Preventive Control Food Safety Plans as relevant.
Nov. 15, 2018
ATTENDEE REGISTRATION is open for the 2019 Ohio Hops Conference and Trade Show…
Come be a part of this year’s Ohio Hop Conference at its new location in central Ohio!
On January 9th and 10th 2019 we will hold the Ohio Hop Conference in Columbus, Ohio. This will be held in conjunction with the Ohio Craft Brewers Association (OCBA) at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.
Nov. 14, 2018
Not sure what to get your loved one for the holidays? 2019 Medina County 4-H Camp Gift Certificates are now available at the Extension Office! They are good for Kelleys Island or Cloverbud Day Camp and make great stocking stuffers too! Available for purchase through January!
Oct. 22, 2018
Join us for the Master Gardener's ANNUAL SPRING WORKSHOP!
Great Education, Engaging Speakers, Lunch and Door Prizes!
Oct. 01, 2018
Attention Rabbit Owners:
The Ohio Department of Agriculture has confirmed the first case of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease virus 2 (RHD2) in the U.S. in Medina County, Ohio on September 19, 2018. Authorities are investigating domestic and wild populations in the area.
Whether or not your area is impacted, rabbit owners can benefit from implementing biosecurity measures on farm and at home to prevent inadvertent transmission of any illness that could impact the well-being of pets and livestock.
Sep. 25, 2018