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September 2014

September 25 End Date
Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Training
The Lighthouse, 10055 W. US 224, Findlay OH 45840
Attending this training event will meet the requirements for the agriculture fertilizer applicator certification program as established in legislation Senate Bill 150 that is administered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

October 2014

October 17 End Date
2014 Agricultural Lender Seminars Announced
Various Locations & Times (See Included Registration Brochure)
Ag Lenders are invited to attend our annual program designed to share current information with lenders and enhance the working relationship between OSU Extension and Ag Lenders. The agenda is based on evaluations from previous seminars, input from lenders and Agricultural Extension Educators on high priority topics. Seminars will be held in various locations on various dates; Frankfort 10/17/14, Wooster 10/20/14, Urbana 10/22/14 & Ottawa 10/24/14.
October 24 End Date
2014 Ohio Farm to School Central Region Workshop Scheduled for October 24, 2014
Mid-Ohio Foodbank, 3960 Brookham Dr., Columbus, OH 43213
The 2014 Ohio Farm to School Central Region Workshop has been scheduled for October 24 in Columbus. The cost of the event is $30.
Top Stories
History of Ohio 4-H
4-H Was Born in Ohio On January 15, 1902, A. B. Graham, superintendent of schools in Clark County, established the Boys and Girls Agricultural Clubs (the earliest name for 4-H) when he organized the Springfield Township Agricultural Experiment Club.
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Attention 4-Hers: Be sure to say THANKS! to the Buyers of your 2014 Fair Animals
We need to make a special effort to write thank you notes to buyers of fair animals for their support, sponsors and donors of the many Jr. Fair Awards received by our 4-H and FFA exhibitors throughout the fair week.
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County News
Annie's Project
The Putnam Co. Extension Office will be offering the Annie's Project Seminar. The seminar will be held on Monday evenings beginning on September 22 thru October 27 from 5:30PM - 9:00PM. The cost is $35 per participant and registration is due before the first class. All materials and light dinners are included.
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OSU Extension Wheat Trials Available
The Ohio State University Extension 2014 Wheat Trials have arrived at county extension offices. The trials are also arriving at many farms in the most recent issue of the Ohio Country Journal.
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State News
Find recent "Grazing School" presentations on-line here!
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
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Asian Longhorned Beetle Found in Ohio; Maples, Other Trees at Risk
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17/11) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio trees!
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Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Agricultural Administration; Associate Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; Director, Ohio State University Extension; and Gist Chair in Extension Education and Leadership.

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