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Announcement Open Farm Days!
Are you looking for an inexpensive educational field trip for your club? Then come join the Barnyard Spitters 4-H Club on November 12 at 18529 Ringgold Southern Rd. Circleville, OH 43113 or November 19 at 28505 Creighton Rd. Clarksburg, OH 43115 from 1-5pm to learn about llamas! Come have fun taking a llama through an obstacle course and enjoy some refreshments! For more information or questions please call advisor Chris Adams at (740) 497-0372!
Announcement 2013 Pickaway County Resticide Recertification
Pickaway County will be holding a Pesticide recertification class on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at the Ohio Christian University at 6:00 p.m.
Announcement USDA Releases 2012 Census of Agriculture
Every five years the USDA conducts a Census of Agriculture. As with the general census, data gathered from the census is used by USDA and Congress to develop and fund agricultural programs across this nation. The funding of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Farm Service Agency and yes, The Ohio State University Extension is dependent upon information gathered every five years.
Announcement Southeastern Ohio Hay Day
The 2014 Southeastern Ohio Hay Day offers demonstrations of hay harvesting equipment, equipment exhibitors, and education displays and presentations.
Announcement 2014 Ohio Sheep Day
Program includes: State Predator Programs and Philosophies, Effective Use of Guard Animals, Non-lethal Control Methods, Successful Agricultural Lime Application, and much, much more.
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Saturday, July 12 8am-4pm Shawn & Kim Ray Farm Cumberland, OH
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County Achievement & Trip Award Winners
Congratulations to Pickaway County 4-H Award winners! Click "read more" for the list of winners...
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Announcements
Southeastern Ohio Hay Day
The 2014 Southeastern Ohio Hay Day offers demonstrations of hay harvesting equipment, equipment exhibitors, and education displays and presentations.
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USDA Releases 2012 Census of Agriculture
Every five years the USDA conducts a Census of Agriculture. As with the general census, data gathered from the census is used by USDA and Congress to develop and fund agricultural programs across this nation. The funding of the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Farm Service Agency and yes, The Ohio State University Extension is dependent upon information gathered every five years.
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County News
Pickaway To Garden - May 2014
Pickaway to Garden Are we there yet? by Paul Hang Are we there yet is a question any parent has heard when on a road trip. It also seems like an appropriate question on our annual journey of seasonal changes. Is it Spring yet? May usually means we have arrived. I think you can cut yourself out of your long underwear, change your breakfast from oatmeal to cheerios, and begin to plant a garden. No guarantees of course. We are past our new average last frost date of April 23rd. By early May the chance of frost is about 30%. Memorial Day weekend used to be a traditional time to plant a garden. By then we were almost guaranteed that we were frost free. Almost. With climate change it seemed we were headed for earlier springs and able to get a jump on gardening. Not this year. Climate change means extremes will be more frequent and more extreme. It doesn’t guarantee steadily warmer and earlier planting seasons.
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State News
Pesticide Applications in Community Gardens
Originally published in the OSU Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program newsletter
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The Local Foods Guide has arrived!
When you buy direct from the farmer you are re-establishing a time-honored connection with the grower.
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