News

  1. Summer STEM Activities a Success

    Aug. 14, 2015

    Summer STEM Activities a Success!

    See the full article on the blog site here.

     

  2. OSU Extension Clermont County Blog Site Launched!

    Aug. 14, 2015

    Visit our new blog site to stay up to date on the latest information. Be sure to subscribe to the blog to receive email updates on upcoming events as well as news.

  3. 2015 Farm Science Review

    Aug. 11, 2015

    LONDON, Ohio (July 29, 2015) - Tickets for the 2015 Farm Science Review are now available for purchase online at fsr.osu.edu/onlineticketform//, allowing attendees to bypass gate sales by purchasing tickets in advance of the annual three-day farm show to be held Sept. 22-24 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio.

  4. Celebrate Local Foods in Clermont County

    Aug. 04, 2015

    OWENSVILLE, OH- Ohio has a unique geographic climate that allows for us to be in proximity of metropolitan and micropolitan areas while keeping that rural and urban consumer, grower and community connected.  Ohio producers raise many species of livestock and grow 200 plus different kinds of crops including a variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs, meat, nuts, eggs, dairy products and more. Farms that direct market these come in all sizes (Lev & Gwin, 2010).

  5. Rain, Rain Go Away, Agriculture needs time to produce!

    Aug. 04, 2015

    OWENSVILLE, OHIO – As I traveled across the country last week for the National Association of County Agriculture Agents Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference, the scenery was the same as ours in some locations but different in others. The area from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Southeast Iowa showed fields of crops holding a lot of moisture. Ponds and lakes where there shouldn’t be ponds and lakes. The Northeast Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota area seemed to be about right on moisture, to actually needing a little drink in some locations.

  6. Clermont Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program

    Jun. 16, 2015

    Clermont County is planning to host a Master Gardener training program starting in October, 2015 at Southern State Community College in conjunction with Brown, Adams, and Highland Counties.  It will be a daytime class and the actual day of the week will be set once we have 10 committed trainees to present the 13 classes.  For more information, click here.

  7. Local TV Coverage regarding Ohio's Ban on Poultry Exhibitions

    Jun. 09, 2015

    WLWT, Channel 5, was to the Clermont County Fairgrounds on Monday, June 8, 2015 to conduct interviews regarding the statewide ban on all poultry exhibitions.  Jerry Krebs, 4-H Advisor; CJ Megie, 4-H member; and Gigi Neal, OSU Extension Educator-Ag and Natural Resources; discuss Clermont fair poultry exhibits for 2015.  

     

    http://www.wlwt.com/news/birds-banned-from-ohio-fairs-after-bird-flu-fea...

     

  8. SOACDF Announces Programs for 2015-2016

    Jun. 03, 2015

    Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation have two informational meetings scheduled on the following dates: 

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cherry Fork Community Center, Cherry Fork  Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Southern Hills Career & Technical Center, Georgetown

    A representative from SOACDF will be available to answer any questions and give program overview on the following dates:

  9. Clermont Poultry Show Update

    Jun. 02, 2015

    OSU Extension, Ag Society (Senior & Junior Fair and Sale Committee), and FFA will be meeting to establish activities, educational displays and events for youth participating with poultry projects for the 2015 Clermont County Fair. This includes all fine feathered friends.
    As soon as we know further information and details, we will let everyone know. As of today, no plans have been made but are in thought process.

  10. 2015 Beekeeper List

    May. 18, 2015

    This is a list of beekeepers from Clermont and surrounding counties that are willing to be contacted concerning ‘swarms’ of bees. 
    The list was obtained at the 2015 Southern Ohio Beekeepers School held March 28, 2015.  
    If you have any questions please contact us.

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