Past Events

  1. Jun. 15, 2020 5:00pm to 8:30pm

    Canceled Internal parasites are the top issue facing sheep and goat producers in the Eastern United States.  It's critical that producers understand the life cycle of the pest, detect costly and dangerous infections, and use treatments effectively.  The workshop will provide knowledge and hands-on skills to best manage internal parasites.  Participants will received and practice FAMACHA eye score techniques that are helpful for small ruminant producters seeking better parasite control in flocks.

  2. Apr. 07, 2020 5:30pm to 8:30pm

    Canceled Work directly with the New OSU/Tri-State University Fertilizer Recommendations.  See what's new and see what is the same.  Bring a soil test report from your field.  Write your own recommendation for lime, phosphorus, potassium and nitrogen.  Optional: bring a laptop or tablet.  Each class is a repeat of the same agenda.  Instructor is Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension Educator, Certified Crop Adviser.  Each class is limited to 12.

  3. Mar. 23, 2020 12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Work directly with the New OSU/Tri-State University Fertilizer Recommendations.  See what's new and see what is the same.  Bring a soil test report from your field.  Write your own recommendation for lime, phosphorus, potassium and nitrogen.  Optional: bring a laptop or tablet.  Each class is a repeat of the same agenda.  Instructor is Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension Educator, Certified Crop Adviser.  Each class is limited to 12.

  4. Mar. 21, 2020 8:15am to 1:00pm

    Defiance County Master Gardeners "Spring Into Gardening" Agenda/Registration

  5. Mar. 19, 2020 8:00am to 10:00am

    Breakfast and program are open to the public.  The 2020 Defiance County Ag Hall of Fame honorees will be inducted.  Ag Hall of Fame Nomination Deadline is February 1st with applications available here.  Guest Speaker:  Fred Whitford, Purdue Extension Professor speaking on Our Grand Ol'Agriculture History Story - Lessons from the Professor.''

  6. Mar. 17, 2020 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    As you may be aware, The Ohio State University has announced the suspension of face-to-face instruction of lectures, discussion sections, seminars, and other similar classroom settings, and the move to virtual instruction effective immediately and through at least Monday, March 30. Also, events deemed nonessential between now and April 20 are subject to review, to evaluate whether they should continue in person. Based on these guidelines, we have decided to postpone the Sheep & Goat Marketing Workshop scheduled for March 17, 2020, 5:30 - 8:00pm.

  7. Mar. 13, 2020 1:00pm to Mar. 20, 2020 3:30pm

    Are you a farmer looking for a better way to keep your farm records?  As farm size, income or debt increases, many farmers and lenders look for computer programs that allow fast data entry, have internal checks for accuracy and allow summarizing of data.  Most farmers begin their search by asking "Is there a simple computer program that will keep my records like the farm account books?'  Participants will learn about Quicken using an OSU Computer Lab provided during workshop with Quicken software installed.  A workshop manual/home reference will be provided.

  8. Feb. 25, 2020 6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Registration Form/Flyer If you have livestock, you will have an occasional mortality.  Composting is a great way to responsibly dispose of mortality, but you must be certified, even if you only compost one every few years.  Certification is for new and existing livestock facilities.  Mortality composting certification does not require recertification. The cost is $15. Register by 2/18/2020.  Dinner included in registration.

  9. Feb. 14, 2020 12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Work directly with the New OSU/Tri-State University Fertilizer Recommendations.  See what's new and see what is the same.  Bring a soil test report from your field.  Write your own recommendation for lime, phosphorus, potassium and nitrogen.  Optional: bring a laptop or tablet.  Each class is a repeat of the same agenda.  Instructor is Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension Educator, Certified Crop Adviser.  Each class is limited to 12. No charge.  Pre-registration is required.  Lunch is included. 

  10. Jan. 27, 2020 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Registration Flyer and Agenda Grain Commodity Outlook and Farm Financial Conditions - Ben Brown, OSU AEDE; Where Are We Heading With U.S. Trade Policy? - Ian Sheldon, OSU AEDE; USDA Farm Bill: Decisions, Dollars, and Deadlines - Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension Defiance County  

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