At the Farm Science Review, visitors can discover such things as:
- How grazing goats can help control invasive plants in the woods.
- How to call turkeys, identify frogs, stock a pond with the best types of fish, and grow edible mushrooms in a bucket.
- How and when to harvest timber, and an update on volatile lumber prices.
- How to identify the spotted lanternfly, an invasive species new to Ohio that can damage fruit and shade trees and grape vines.
To learn more about woods, water, wildlife, and grazing lands — and walk among them —check out the Gwynne Conservation Area at this year’s Farm Science Review. The nearly 70-acre demonstration site — home of a forest, a stream, a wetland, ponds, pastures, wildlife food plots, and trails leading past or through them — will offer 50-plus talks, tours, and demonstrations during all three days of the Review.
Visitors will find prairie plants blown by the wind, shade from trees, sunlight glinting on rippled water, butterflies, green frogs, bluegills, and bluebirds.… Continue readingRead More »