Enhancing Agriculture and the Environment
Ohio’s diverse agricultural, horticultural and forestry industries contribute more than $100 billion to the state’s economy every year. OSU Extension agriculture and natural resources (ANR) programs assist with technology, marketing and educational support – protecting Ohio’s position in the global marketplace.
OSU Extension also works to help local residents and community leaders enhance and sustain the environment and natural areas throughout the state, balancing economic advancement with environmental sustainability.
Our ANR professionals help producers develop and expand profitable, sustainable farming and other agricultural businesses – thereby creating jobs and economic opportunity for Ohio’s citizens. They also provide leadership, collaboration, consulting, unbiased information, applied research, and access to land-grant university knowledge to address local issues and needs.
The agricultural, horticultural, and natural resource programming offered in Medina County includes: good agricultural practices/food safety on the farm; invasive species management; pesticide and fertilizer certification; pest management; pollinator and beneficial insect conservation; and support for new industry endeavors. Programming is offered throughout the year. Check back to find out about upcoming events or join our monthly ANR Newsletter to stay current with events, news, and tips to help with your ANR needs.
Past programs examples:
- Fruit Tree Pruning
- On-Farm Solar Energy
- Growing Berries
- Pesticide Recertification Training
- Pasture Management 101
- Invasive Species in Ohio
You can also learn more about all OSU Extension agriculture and natural resources programs at http://agnr.osu.edu.
Extension has been helping all Ohioans build better lives, better businesses and better communities since 1914.