News & Events

Pipeline to carry natural-gas liquids from Ohio to Texas moving forward

Published Jul. 23, 2014

Plans for a pipeline to carry natural-gas liquids from Ohio to the Gulf Coast are progressing.

Pickaway County farmland will revert to the wild as Bartley Preserve

Published Jul. 29, 2014

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — Nestled among acres of rolling Pickaway County farmland, the newly christened Bartley Preserve stands out. The property, formerly owned by the List family, contains slopes and ridges created by glaciers, allowing rare and endangered plants to thrive in seasonal wetlands.

PED virus still a threat for hogs this fair season

Published Jul. 25, 2014

The summer weather has succeeded in slowing the devastating spread of PED virus, but it has not been stopped.

OSU Extension celebrates 100 years

Published Jul. 21, 2014

NEWARK — Persistent rain and dreary skies could not dampen the determination of visitors to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Ohio State University Cooperative Extension.

OSHA updates small farm exemption memo

Published Jul. 31, 2014

he Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) formally clarified that it cannot regulate family farms with 10 or fewer employees. In a guideline issued, OSHA recognizes that postharvest activities integral to farming operations, including drying and storing grain, are exempt from regulations if the farm has 10 or fewer employees, consistent with current law.