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Ohio State students to lead educational demonstrations for youth at Farm Science Review

Ohio State’s fourth-year agriscience education students will lead interactive demonstrations each day from 10am-2:30pm to Farm Science Review visitors, including high school students, at the Gwynne Conservation Area. These demonstrations, created by agriscience education students in the teaching methods course, are designed to engage students in agricultural and environmental sciences. …

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Neighborly fence care

By Christine Gelley, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, OSU Extension Noble County Fence care can make tempers flare between neighbors. Typically, when neighbors have similar goals, an agreeable strategy for fence maintenance can be worked out easily. When land use pursuits differ, there is a higher likelihood for conflict. One …

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Use caution when canning this fall

While it’s a wonderful, cherished tradition in many families to preserve food based on recipes that were developed and honed over the years in grandma’s, great-grandma’s and great-great-grandma’s kitchens, recipes should be reviewed, and if they don’t match recipes that have been tested and researched by food safety experts, they …

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West Nile Virus confirmed in Ohio horses

In late August, the Ohio Department of Agriculture confirmed the first positive cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Ohio horses for 2018. Two cases in Northeast Ohio have been confirmed and the animals had not been vaccinated. The spread of WNV in horses is preventable with proper vaccination and …

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