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Livestock Forage Production
Rules are changing for disaster relief for livestock forage disaster payment.
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Featured Links
Links for useful & timely information. Yard & Garden Links. Line-Fence Laws. Ag Lease Info. and more.
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Announcements
Food Preservation Info
You've planted, watered, weeded, and picked.... now it's time to preserve all those tasty garden treats. Get healthy, safe options for canning and freezing; making jams & jellies; pickling; storing... and more.
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Buckeye Farm and Garden Fall Series
Join OSU Extension and the Ross County Master Gardeners for our Fall Buckeye Farm & Garden series. Grow your garden knowledge in the areas of Tree & Shrub Pruning, Food Preservation; Soil Sampling; Managing Flower Bulbs; and more. Click "read more" for dates & times.
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County News
Celebrate 100 YEARS OF EXTENSION in Ross County!
Saturday, October 11 from 10:00am - 2:00pm at the Ross County Service Center (475 Western Avenue, Chillicothe). Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Ohio State University Extension by joining in the FREE FUN! Activities include: a petting zoo; cornhole; science activities; face-painting; a historical display; and a tail-gate lunch.
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Market Steer Project: Weigh-in & Tagging for 2015 Projects
Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 9:00am - 12:30pm at the Ross County Fairgrounds Cattle Barn. All 4-H & FFA market steers (for project year 2015) must be weighed, tattooed, and tagged on this date. This is the ONLY date. Members may show up anytime from 9am-12:30pm. In the case of a weather emergency, listen to WKKJ 94.3 for announcements.
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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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