September 21–23, 12am–12amWhere
Molly Caren Agricultural Center 135 OH-38, London, Ohio 43140
Ever want to climb into the cockpit of a plane and glide over a field?
At this year’s Farm Science Review Sept. 21–23, visitors will have that chance without leaving the grassy ground under them.
The annual farm trade show will offer a series of virtual reality experiences such as operating a crop duster, high-tech planters, combines, and other equipment.
Sitting in a mini IMAX-type theater, visitors to FSR can watch videos projected on a domed screen around them. They’ll get an expansive view—a bit wider than peripheral vision—so they can feel as if they’re flying a plane. Or riding a high-tech planter. Or peering into a beehive.
Featured at the event will be more than 100 educational sessions, including “Ask the Expert” talks; 600 exhibits; the most comprehensive field crop demonstrations in the United States; a career exploration fair; and immersive virtual reality videos of agricultural activities.
There will also be a new online component called “Farm Science Review Live” and will bring content from the Molly Caren Ag Center to anyone who has internet access.
A new marketplace pavilion will offer visitors a chance to try products that smaller businesses in food and agriculture are promoting, such as a dairy that might be starting a type of ice cream or a specialty cheese.
Farm Bureau at the Review
Visit Farm Bureau at the corner of Beef Street and Friday Avenue. There will be a lot of excitement in the Farm Bureau building this year as we welcome our members back to the show.
Anyone who renews or purchases a new membership at Farm Science Review will receive a custom Farm Bureau hitch pin, while supplies last. Memberships must be renewed or purchased on-site at the event, and there is a limit of one gift per household.
Farm Bureau staff also will be on hand to answer any questions and have conversations on the organizations’ programs, current initiatives and legislative efforts.
In its third year, FSR’s Career Exploration Fair will be both in person and online. On Sept. 22, the in-person career fair will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. During the same time frame on Sept. 24, people can go to fsr.osu.edu for a virtual opportunity to learn about careers in agriculture.
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 21–22; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 23.
Tickets: $7 online and at OSU Extension county offices and participating agribusinesses, or $10 at the gate. Children ages 5 and under are free.
For tickets and more information about FSR, visit fsr.osu.edu.