Sunday, August 25, 2019

Pick-your-owns, wineries, historic farms and other agritourist activities contribute over $8 million dollars to the state economy. If you're thinking of joining the 700 Ohio farms who already offer agritourism, these factors will help you decide.
fertile soil weeds

Gardeners can learn a lot about their soil right now simply by looking at the weeds growing in it.

New technology for small businesses allows farmers to process payments anywhere sales happen — at the market, on the farm or online.

Dads who enjoy gardening as much as they enjoy BBQ will appreciate the gift of a grilling garden this Father’s Day.
vegetable transplant collage

Proper preparation, timing and technique help seedlings become healthy and productive plants.
Adena FFA

Vocational agriculture promotes pathways to careers in agriculture and provides young people with practical skills and work ethic necessary for employment.
apple orchard, toddler picking apples and ear of corn on stalk

Pick-your-own operations are a great way to get your family active outdoors and enjoy the fall colors.
seeds

After the hectic holiday has passed, gardeners will begin sorting through their big piles of seed catalogs to choose spring seed.
Herd of beef cattle.

Attend Local Meat and the Cooperative Business Model workshop, Thursday, at 11 a.m. at the Small Farm Center, at the Farm Science Review.
Gourds

Most non-botanists distinguish pumpkins, squash and gourds by our purpose for the plant: we carve pumpkins, eat squash and use gourds for fall decorating.
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