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  1. (Photo: Ken Chamberlain, CFAES)

    Learn to cope with on-farm hurdles at Farm Science Review 2019

    Jun 19, 2019

    LONDON, Ohio—There’s no shortage of challenges for farmers these days: delays in planting, low commodity prices, and dwindling amounts of hay to feed farm animals.

    At a time when farmers might be seeking advice on dealing with those and other obstacles, Farm Science Review 2019 will offer that, plus the latest in farm technology and products.

  2. (Photo: Ken Chamberlain, CFAES)

    Learn to cope with on-farm hurdles at Farm Science Review 2019

    Jun 19, 2019

    LONDON, Ohio—There’s no shortage of challenges for farmers these days: delays in planting, low commodity prices, and dwindling amounts of hay to feed farm animals.
  3. World’s Largest Script Ohio Shows the Power of Precision Agriculture

    Sep 6, 2018

    LONDON, Ohio — On their way to the 56th annual Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20, some 130,000 visitors will likely pass hundreds of acres of soybean fields. But one field in particular is sporting more Buckeye pride than any other. From an aerial view, the world’s largest Script Ohio emerges from a 100-acre field just east of the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, site of the Review.  

  4. Farmers Must Prepare for the Unthinkable

    Farmers Must Prepare for the Unthinkable

    Sep 6, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tony Nye is a man on a mission.

    A serious heart-related illness in late 2017 shook him to his core. It also convinced him that many farmers, both small-scale and large-scale, need to hear what he has to say.

    “I was as close to knocking on the Pearly Gates as possible before I turned the corner,” he recalled. After surgery, he lost both weight and strength and spent a month in the hospital. “I wasn’t able to return to the barns for almost six months.”

  5. Continuing to Farm Despite Injuries and Aging

    Sep 6, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — As you get older, it can be tougher to hop on or off a tractor or withstand the constant bumps that come with driving over uneven turf.

    Done over and over, twisting, lifting, bending, kneeling, it can all become challenging.

    Young farmers doing repetitive tasks might also feel the toll.

    “No matter what your age, farming is hard work, and it can hurt. If you’re a little older, it can really hurt,” said Laura Akgerman, disability services coordinator for Ohio State University Extension’s Ohio AgrAbility program.

  6. Farm Science Review Inducts Two More Into Hall of Fame

    Sep 6, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Farm Science Review will induct Clayton W. Rose III and Jerry Ardrey into the 29th class of honorees for the Review’s Hall of Fame, an honor held by 76 others for their contribution to the event.

    The Farm Science Review, which will take place this year from Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio, offers farmers and other visitors the opportunity to learn about the latest agricultural innovations from experts from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University.

  7. World’s Largest Script Ohio Shows the Power of Precision Agriculture

    Sep 6, 2018

    LONDON, Ohio — On their way to the 56th annual Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20, some 130,000 visitors will likely pass hundreds of acres of soybean fields. But one field in particular is sporting more Buckeye pride than any other. From an aerial view, the world’s largest Script Ohio emerges from a 100-acre field just east of the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, site of the Review.  
  8. Emergency Room Entrance

    Farmers Must Prepare for the Unthinkable

    Aug 16, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tony Nye is a man on a mission.
  9. OSU Extension's AgrAbility program helps farmers get assistive technology they might need to keep farming. (Photo: Ken Chamberlain, CFAES)

    Continuing to Farm Despite Injuries and Aging

    Aug 15, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — As you get older, it can be tougher to hop on or off a tractor or withstand the constant bumps that come with driving over uneven turf.
  10. Jerry Ardrey  (left) and Clayton W. Rose III (right) will be inducted into the 29th class of honorees for the Farm Science Review's Hall of Fame.

    Farm Science Review Inducts Two More Into Hall of Fame

    Aug 2, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Farm Science Review will induct Clayton W. Rose III and Jerry Ardrey into the 29th class of honorees for the Review’s Hall of Fame, an honor held by 76 others for their contribution to the event.

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