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Agriculture Education and Resource Profiles

The booklet contains profiles of agricultural education programs and resources that are available through numerous state and national agriculture organizations, as well as profiles of agricultural education programs put on by county Farm Bureaus in Ohio.

For Your InFARMation

This is a free online resource for third grade students to learn where food comes from and the important role agriculture plays in Ohio’s economy. A downloadable teacher’s guide of lessons matched to ODE standards, ready-to-use student worksheets and an eight-page student guide are included.

Ohio 4-H

4-H is a nonformal educational, youth development program offered to individuals age 5 and in Kindergarten to 19. Youth are involved in hands-on, experiential learning that allows learning by doing.

Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center

The mission of The Ohio Agricultural Research And Development Center is to enhance the well-being of the people of Ohio, the nation and world through research on foods, agriculture, family and the environment.

Ohio Apple Marketing Program

Site offers age-appropriate teaching tools to assist educators, and apple growers, as they work together to provide an educational and interesting field trip for children.

Ohio Aquaculture Association

The mission of the Ohio Center for Aquaculture Research and Development (OCARD) is to increase the productivity, innovation and profitability of Ohio and U.S. aquaculture operations, while respecting sustainability and good stewardship..

Ohio Beef Council

The Ohio Beef Council has a variety of educational programs to offer.

Ohio Christmas Tree Association

OCTA sponsors activities and programs that help Christmas tree producers achieve success in business. OCTA members work together to help consumers discover more about the aesthetic, ecological and economic benefits of tree production.

Ohio Corn Marketing Program

Ohio Corn Marketing Program helps raise awareness to the issues facing Ohio’s corn growers, as well as the promotion of the industry’s exciting opportunities and initiatives.

Ohio Department of Agriculture

The mission of the Ohio Department of Agriculture is to provide regulatory protection to producers, agribusinesses, and the consuming public; to promote Ohio agricultural products in domestic and international markets; and to educate citizens of Ohio about our agricultural industry.

Ohio FFA

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Ohio Farm Bureau Curriculum Materials File

Learning resources for various grade levels that can be ordered from your county Farm Bureau office.

Ohio Forestry Association

The mission of the Ohio Forestry Association is to support the management of Ohio's forest resources and improvement of business conditions for the benefit of its members in their endeavors to engage in forestry-related industries and enterprises.

Ohio Grocers Association

The Ohio Grocers Association is committed to the well being and progress of the Ohio food industry and its members.

Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association

The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) is a nonprofit trade association, incorporated in the State of Ohio, representing the interests of the state's nursery, garden center and landscape industry.

Ohio Pork Producers Council

Ohio Pork Producers Council serves and benefits Ohio Pork Producers Council members regardless of size, in the areas of member service, legislative and environmental issues, consumer and producer education, and market development.

Ohio Poultry Association

Ohio Poultry Association, which represents more than 600 egg, turkey and chicken producers, is the go-to information resource for Ohio consumers and producers regarding food and animal safety, animal welfare, environmental responsibility and community involvement issues.

Ohio Quarter Horse Association

Its mission is to promote the registered American Quarter Horse within the state of Ohio. The association works to meet this mission by encouraging the breeding and competition of Quarter Horses through many programs

Ohio Sheep Improvement Association

The association's mission is to help make the future of the sheep industry viable and optimistic. OSIA members are kept up-to-date on events, regulations, research and promotional efforts underway throughout the sheep industry.

Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Service

Provides leadership and services that enable Ohioans to conserve, protect, and enhance soil, water, and land resources.

Ohio Soybean Council

Ohio Soybean Council and the soybean checkoff have made a committed effort at maintaining and increasing the demand for Ohio soybeans by directing statewide, national and international projects.

Ohio Wine Producers Association

Winery list, calendar of events, "How to Start a Winery," general and specific wine information, and Ohio grape and wine history.

Student Activities from 'Our Ohio' magazine

Ohio Farm Bureau and Our Ohio offer student activities based on select articles that have been published in "Our Ohio" magazine. The activities meet Ohio Academic Content Standards and are prepared by Camille Kopczewski, coordinator of religious education at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Grove City.