Aug 15, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Dairy farmers grapple with slumps in milk prices while the cost of feeding their cows keeps rising. For crop farmers, prices for corn and soybeans remain low, and many growers couldn’t plant either crop this year. The persistent spring rain created the state’s worst planting year on record and has contributed to a near-record low level of hay to feed livestock in Ohio and across the Midwest.
Jul 18, 2019
Join thousands of people across the state who visit the county fairs every year. Events range from food, demos, livestock shows and rides to exhibits and fun for all. When attending, make sure to stop by one of the booths staffed by Ohio State University Extension.
May 20, 2019
Associate Professor Dan Remley, Ohio State University Extension field specialist, received the Priester Culture of Health Award for his Voices for Food work. The award, presented at the 2019 National Health Outreach Conference in Fort Worth, TX, honors Extension programs that positively impact the health of people across the United States and provide leadership to expand Extension’s capacity to increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life.
Voices for Food is a project funded by USDA NIFA that addresses food insecurity and healthy food access in rural communities by utilizing community coaching to develop food councils and guided client choice food pantries. Read more...