What’s happening at the Farm Science Review

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Gwynne Conservation Area Events*



Tuesday, September 16

10:00      A Sweet Hobby-Making Maple Syrup

10:30      Wetlands Don’t Bite

11:00      Finding Fish in Your Stream

11:30      The Secrets of Tree ID

12:30      Pondering Your Pond’s Management

1:00      $haring the Costs of Conservation

1:30      The Tallgrass Short Course

2:30      Wildlife Food Plot Demo

Wednesday, September 17

10:      A Sweet Hobby-Making Maple Syrup

10:30      Wetlands Don’t Bite

11:00      Finding Fish in Your Stream

11:30      The Secrets of Tree ID

12:30      Pondering Your Pond’s Management

1:00      $haring the Costs of Conservation

1:30      The Tallgrass Short Course

2:30      Wildlife Food Plot Demo

Thursday, September 18

10:30      Wetlands Don’t Bite

11:00      Dealing With Invasive Plants

12:30      Pondering Your Pond’s Management

1:00      $haring the Costs of Conservation

1:30      The Tallgrass Short Course

2:30      Wildlife Food Plot Demo

*Catch shuttle buses at west end of Friday Ave.





McCormick Building Events

(Near Friday Ave. and Market Street)



Tuesday, September 16

10:00      Ohio’s Scenic Byways: A Sunday Drive Any Day

10:30      Ohio’s Meat Goat Task Force: A Model For Value Added Markets

11:00      Weights Work Wonders: Special Clothing for Special Kids

11:30      Reserving Your Farm Legacy

Noon      Barn Again

1:00      Protecting Your Privacy on the Internet

1:30      Dinner for Two

Wednesday, September 17

10:00      Ohio’s Scenic Byways: A Sunday Drive Any Day

10:30      You and Your Medications

11:00      Weights Work Wonders: Special Clothing for Special Kids

11:30      West Nile Virus in Ohio

Noon      Barn Again

1:00      4-H Web Programs

1:30      Dinner For Two

2:00      Chill Out

Thursday, September 18

10:00      Ohio’s Scenic Byways: A Sunday Drive Any Day

10:30      The History of Ohio and its Agriculture

11:00      Agriculture for the Next 200 Years

11:30      Weights Work Wonders: Special Clothing for Special Kids

Noon      Barn Again

1:00      Priorities Plus

1:30      Dinner for Two





Center for Small Farms

(Located at the corner of Corn Ave. and Beef St.)



Tuesday, September 16

9:00      Agri-tourism

10:00      Berry Production from May-October

11:00      Hydroponic Vegetable Production

Noon      Herman Beck Chenowith and Pastured Poultry

1:00      ABC’s of Berry Production

2:00      Developing a Brand Name

3:00      Meat Goat Production

Wednesday, September 17

9:00      Drip Irrigation for Fruit/Vegetable Production

10:00      Soil Quality Test Kit

11:00      Freshwater Shrimp Production

Noon      Extending Growing Season for Produce: Hoophouse

1:00      Cover Crops

2:00      Extending Growing Season for Produce: Hoophouse

3:00      Managed Grazing

Thursday, September 18

9:00      Selecting Alternative Enterprises for Your Farm

10:00      Trends in Niche Markets

11:00      Organic Vegetable Production

Noon      Meat Goat Production





Utzinger Memorial Garden Events

(Near Friday Ave. and Market Street)



Tuesday, September 16

10:00      Gardening in Containers

11:00      Growing Grapes in the Home Garden

Noon      Fruit Trees in the Home Garden

1:00      Ornamental Grasses for the Home Landscape

2:00      Growing Raspberries and Blackberries in the Home Garden

Wednesday, September 17

10:00      Dwarf Conifers in the Home Landscape

11:00      What’s Wrong with My Plant

Noon      Irrigation Systems for the Home Landscape

1:00      Growing Asparagus and Rhubarb in the Home Garden

2:00      Diagnostic Walk-About

Thursday, September 18

10:00      Gardening in Containers

11:00      Ornamental Grains for the Home Garden

Noon      Irrigation Systems for the Home Landscape





Trotter Field Demonstrations & Tours

(catch shuttle buses at west end of Friday Ave.)



Tuesday, September 16

10:00      Corn Harvest

1:00      Corn Harvest

1:30      Soybean Harvest

2-4:00      Guidance Systems, Auto Steering and Mobile Data Collection Systems

2:00      Manufacturer Update on Guidance Equipment

2:00      No-Till/Strip-Till Equipment

2:00      Manure Application Equipment

2:30      Tillage

Wednesday, September 17

10:00      Corn Harvest

1:00      Corn Harvest

1:30      Soybean Harvest

2-4:00      Guidance Systems, Auto Steering and Mobile Data Collection Systems

2:00      Manufacturer Update on Guidance Equipment

2:00      No-Till/Strip-Till Equipment

2:00      Manure Application Equipment

2:30      Tillage

Thursday, September 18

1:00      Corn Harvest

1:30      Soybean Harvest

2-3:30      Guidance Systems, Auto Steering and Mobile Data Collection Systems

2:00      Manufacturer Update on Guidance Equipment

2:00      No-Till/Strip-Till Equipment

2:00      Manure Application Equipment

2:30      Tillage





Question the Authorities



Tuesday, September 16

11:15 Profitability of Different Farm Enterprises

11:30      What’s Up With the Economy?

11:45 Livestock Markets

12:15 Getting & Keeping Businesses in Ohio Communities

12:30      Grain Markets

1:00      Demand for Organic Foods

1:15      QUESTION THE AUTHORITIES: THE GAME (audience competes for prizes)

1:30      China: The Sleeping Giant?

2:00      Who Made THAT Law?

2:15      New Consumers, New Food Markets

2:45      Value-Added Agriculture

Wednesday, September 17

10:00      Drainage Law…The Houses are Coming

10:15      Livestock Markets

10:45      Agricultural Contracts

11:15      Farming Together as a Family

11:30      QUESTION THE AUTHORITIES: THE GAME (audience competes for prizes)

11:45      Grain Markets

12:15      Liability for Farm Ponds and Other Attractions

12:30      Landlord-Tenant Relationships

1:00      Profitability of Different Farm Enterprises

1:15      Ohio Shrimp?

1:30      Grain Markets

2:00      Social Issues at the Rural-Urban Interface

2:30      Policy Reforms in Europe

2:45      Who Made THAT Law?

Thursday, September 18

10:00      Urbanization Trends in Ohio

10:15      Is Downtown Retail Dead?

10:45      Cooperatives for Farm Income

11:15      Profitability of Different Farm Enterprises

11:30      Grain Markets

Noon      Farming Together as a Family

12:30      QUESTION THE AUTHORITIES: THE GAME (audience competes for prizes)

12:45      Selling Groceries Online

1:00      Grain Markets



Other Events



Tuesday, September 16

10-11 a.m. ‘Eat what we grow’ or ‘Grow what they’ll eat’? Panel discussion in the Tobin Building

Wednesday, September 17

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ohio State Horse Plowing Contest

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