News

  1. Kids Take on the Kitchen!

    Jun. 20, 2018

    The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension hosted their first annual Kids in the Kitchen workshop June 11-14, 2018, in New Philadelphia at Broadway United Methodist Church.

  2. On-Farm Research in Tuscarawas County

    Jun. 20, 2018

    2018 is the second year for the Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences eFields "Connecting Science to Fields" On-Farm Research Project. eFields is an Ohio State University program dedicated to advancing production agriculture through the use of field-scale research.

  3. Tuscarawas County 4-H Awarded $600 from National Raise Your Hand Initiative

    May. 29, 2018

    Tuscarawas County youth programs are benefiting from Ohio’s recent victory in the national 4-H Raise Your Hand competition.

    As one of 35 counties with the highest participation, Tuscarawas County received $600 to use for youth programs.

  4. 2018 Small Grains Field Day

    Apr. 23, 2018

    The OARDC Schaffter Farm located at 3240 Oil City Rd., Wooster, will be the host location for the 2018 Small Grains Field Day on June 12. Participants will have the opportunity to walk through research plots, take part in hands-on activities, and view equipment demonstrations.

    The cost is $25 per person if you register by June 4. Beginning June 5, registration will be $35 per person. Lunch is included in the registration fee. Both commercial and private pesticide applicator credits as well as Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits will be offered to field day participants.

  5. Management in Today's Dairy Economy

    Mar. 14, 2018

    The dairy economy is extremely difficult today and there is no definitive answer as to when it might improve. I have talked and sat around the kitchen table with a number of families who are concerned about their situation and future. Times are not easy and the decisions that need made are difficult and filled with emotion. While it will not solve the problem, understand you are not alone and most of your peers are facing the same difficult decisions.

  6. OSU Extension Hosting 5th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference

    Mar. 14, 2018

    Ohio State University (OSU) Extension will host the 5th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference. The conference is planned for Friday, April 6 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. at the RG Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE in Massillon. All women and young women (high school age) who are interested, involved in, or want to become involved with food, agricultural, or natural resources production or small business are encouraged to attend.

  7. Bill Proposes Immunity for Ohio Beekeepers

    Dec. 21, 2017

  8. New Care Standards for Ohio Veal and Dairy to Begin in 2018

    Nov. 30, 2017

    Veal and dairy producers in Ohio will be subject to new livestock care standards in 2018. Producers were first made aware of these changes when the Ohio Livestock Care Standards for veal, dairy and other species were originally adopted in September of 2011 after the passage of State Issue 2, a constitutional amendment that required Ohio to establish standards for the care of livestock. Since the new care standards make significant changes to the management of veal and dairy, producers were given a little more than six years to transition their facilities and practices accordingly.

  9. Flood Damage to County Office

    Nov. 20, 2017

    The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension had more than 11 inches of water in the conference room and storage area. There was substantial damage to program materials, files, and equipment. While the office will be open, we are focusing our efforts on clean up. We appreciate your patience. We thank everyone who has aided in the cleaning and disposal efforts.

  10. Pipeline Research Project Participants Needed

    Nov. 15, 2017

    Numerous natural gas pipelines have been approved across Ohio and neighboring states with installation to continue over the next several years. These installations will collectively result in a large amount of soil disturbance in the state, but the effect of this disturbance on crop productivity, if any, is largely unknown.

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