About Agriculture and Natural Resources
Wayne County has a rich agricultural history and is noted for the strength and diversity of its agricultural economy. Wayne County has approximately 1750 farms totaling about 242,000 acres of farmland. The OSU Extension program in Wayne County seeks to strengthen farms and farm enterprises by providing educational resources and programs.
County Agriculture and Natural Resources News
A dairy MPP educational meeting will be held on November 5 at Fisher Auditorium from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The meeting will cover an overview of the dairy provisions in the 2014 farm bill, provide a closer look at the MPP provision including terminology and logistics of the program and walk participants through the use of the on-line decision tool with specific examples.
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Late planted corn combined with a cooler than average summer has resulted in a delayed harvest season this year. Many corn growers are putting off harvest waiting for corn grain moisture content to drop in hopes of minimizing mechanical drying costs. This strategy has some risks.
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State Agriculture and Natural Resources 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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Do Wildlife enjoy your Garden more than you do?
When planning your garden, don't forget your plan to exclude the wildlife!
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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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