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  1. Local Foods Orchard and Farm Tour: Paige's Produce

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/local-foods-farm-tour-paiges-produce

    Brian and Kelly Helser operate a produce farm and community supported agriculture (CSA) program in ...

  2. Pesticide Licensing/Certification Testing

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/pesticide-licensingcertification-testing

    materials, and guide you through the licensing and re-certification process. While the test is given every ... Wednesday morning at the Ohio Department of Agriculture office near Reynoldsburg, we have also made ... arrangements for ODA to come to Fairfield County on March 24 to offer the tests. On the 24th, personel from the ...

  3. Vinegar: Is it a “Safer” Herbicide?

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/vinegar-it-%E2%80%9Csafer%E2%80%9D-herbicide

    An LD50 is the standard measurement of acute toxicity used for comparison of all the products tested ... individual dose required to kill 50 percent of a population of test animals (e.g., rats, fish, mice, ... glyphosate – commonly sold by the trade name Roundup. Like all pesticides, EPA has tested glyphosate and ...

  4. Zika Virus: is it a threat to Ohioans?

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/zika-virus-it-treat-ohioans

    public health officials. The fact sheets are found under Communication Resources. The U.S. Food and Drug ... Furthermore, to ensure continued effectiveness of insecticides, testing for insecticide resistance in the ... beneficial insects; when making barrier treatments, vegetable gardens and plants that favor pollinators ...

  5. Agronomy Day 2015 in Fairfield County

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/agronomy-day-2015-fairfield-county

    $10 per person, but that fee will be waived if you bring one of your recent soil test reports to the ... include: the use of drones in agriculture, managing Enlist Duo around sensitive crops, soil sampling ... techniques that improve accuracy, interpreting soil test reports, utilizing the ODA Sensitive Crop Registry, ...

  6. Master Gardener Volunteer "information meeting"

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/master-gardener-volunteer-information-meeting

    If giving back to your community thru gardening related projects interests you, why not consider ... becoming a trained OSU Extension Fairfield County Master Gardener Volunteer. Trainees will have the ... opportunity to attend 8 days of training in all aspects of garden related topics, including soils, botany, ...

  7. Connie Smith

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/people/connie-smith

    Program Assistant, Horticulture & Master Gardener smith.3204@osu.edu 740-652-7267 Connie Smith ... is the Master Gardener Coordinator for Fairfield County. In addition to leadership of the Master ... Gardener Program, Connie is also involved in the weekly production of The FARM PAGE, a 2 hour farm radio ...

  8. Listeria: What is it?

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/listeria-what-it

    Extension fact sheet HYG-5562-11, linked here, offers more information. ...

  9. Quality Assurance Test Out Week

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/quality-assurance-test-out-week

    This week is the test out option for Quality Assurance.  Youth MUST attend a 2015 clinic (May 3rd ... and 30th) before taking tis option.  Contact Leslie to schedule an appointment to test. ...

  10. Lunch & Learn: Critter Control in Your Garden

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/lunch-learn-critter-control-your-garden

    ways to protect your garden from wildlife damage. Spring is just around the corner, which means the ... “salad bar” in your garden will soon be open to all critters, big and small. Come and learn about ways to ... discourage nibbling throughout the garden. Tommy will discuss strategies and exclusion methods to detour ...

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