Going back to our Ohio roots: OFBF State Fair intern trip

Carlie Cluxton, Jake Zajkowski and Raegan Feldner share what they learned on their trip and how they hope to incorporate it into this year’s state fair exhibit.

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Encourage future generations of farmers

We should be doing more to encourage the next generation of farmers — not only those that want to farm, but also those who will have occupations that directly affect agriculture.

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Ag careers are growing on trees

Teaching students about the career possibilities in agriculture – and at places like Davey Tree Expert Company – is a key mission of the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.

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Foundation for Agriculture announces 15th ‘Book of the Year’

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its 15th “Book of the Year” award to author Kiki Thorpe for “How to Grow a Monster.”

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Hammersmith leaves legacy in ag education

Recently retired Ayersville High School ag teacher Don Hammersmith spent the last three and a half decades farming, both on his own small farm in Defiance County and in the classroom.

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Knox County hosts Sowing the Seeds of Education

Nominate your favorite Knox County teacher to win a $500 gift card to Paragraphs Bookstore.

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Looking for training for a farm hand, or yourself?

North Central State has announced classes for a Fundamentals of Animal Science certificate. May 25 to June 11. Act NOW!

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Nationwide names 2020-2021 Ag Educator of the Year

Ayersville High School’s Don Hammersmith has been selected as Ohio’s Golden Owl Award grand prize winner.

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Local school gets to dig into soil science

Each Fertilizer Fun Box contains educational soil science activities that focus on the importance of soil, fertilizer and 4R stewardship efforts of farmers.

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Ten Ohio teachers finalists for Ag Educator of the Year

One finalist to be crowned Ohio’s 2020-2021 Ag Educator of the Year through Nationwide’s Golden Owl Award.

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