2014 Buckeye Shepherd's Symposium
We have an exciting educational program planned for you and your family! The 2014 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium will focus on “Management and Breeding Practices to Put Your Flock on the Roadmap to Productivity Improvement”. Speakers with expertise in Nutri ...
National Sheep Improvement Program
OSIA and OHSIA will be hosting a National Sheep Improvement Program (NSIP) workshop in Wooster, OH on Dec. 5, the afternoon prior to the Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium. The program is a computerized, performance-based program for genetic selection. NSIP is ...
2014 Ohio Farm to School Workshop: Southwest Ohio
Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Registration Price: $30.00 per person Topic Sessions: What's Happening with Farm to School? Purchasing Local Foods Food Safety Making Connections with Local Producers The Education Connection Please return completed registra ...
Volume 8 Issue 5
Volume 8 Issue 4
Strengthening Families over Dinner
To some it may seem old fashioned, or a thing of the past, but family meals are a proven way to help strengthen families. Years of research has found that the more children eat dinner with their families, the less likely they were to smoke, drink or use ...
Putting your Garden to Bed for the Winter
The 2015 garden year is about to begin. Many folks think of next year’s garden as beginning next spring but, it really should begin in the fall of the previous year for the most success next year. Here are a few ideas to get ready for next spring: Soil ...
Emotional Cues and Eating
Do you ever find yourself eating and realize that you don’t even feel hungry or don’t know why you started eating in the first place? If so, don’t feel guilty; you are not alone. Recent studies suggest that over 75% of overeating is caused by our emotio ...
Teen Driver Safety Education Program
Summer is officially over now that Labor Day holiday celebrations have concluded, the school kids are back in school, everyone is getting focused on the new iPhone 6 release and all the holidays coming up this fall. Also, more teens are on our roadways d ...
Are Stink Bugs Bugging Your Soybeans?
Now is the season to look out for stink bug damage. The Extension office has received several calls about possible stink bug damage both in home garden situations, as well in Butler County soybean fields. In Soybean fields, according to Andy Michel, Ram ...