Make Money by Investing in Soil Health

Join this free half-day 2021 OEFFA conference workshop on Wednesday, February 10 from 9-12 p.m. to find out how you can improve your farm’s bottom line and the soil, based on real world data from other working farms.

Brian Brandt of the American Farmland Trust will share the results of their case studies quantifying the financial and ecological impacts of soil health practices.

Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Trainings

The OSU Extension Produce Safety Team has three online Good Agricultural Practices trainings scheduled this winter, with programs on January 21, February 18 and March 18, each from 6-9 p.m. These programs are free to attend. 

You can find more information on OSU Extension’s Clermont County web site.  Registration links are available for each event.

Virtual Pastures for Profit Course

This year between January and March in 2021, Pastures for Profit will be offered as a virtual course, with three 90-minute webinars offering a variety of pasture and grazing topics. One live webinar will be offered per month along with “work at your own pace” videos and exercises that accompany each webinar.

For more information, visit Ohio State University Extension’s CFAES event page.

Precision University 2021

OSU Extension’s Virtual Precision University is set for 2021! Each Tuesday in January at 10:00 AM, there will be hour-long webinares that focus on “Tackling Spring Operations with Reduced Working Days.” Changing weather patterns have led to fewer days available in the spring to complete planting, spraying, and fertilizing. The webinars are free but registration is required.

For more information, visit Ohio State University Precision University 2021.

2021 Small Ruminant Webinar Series

Ohio State Extension invites you to the 2021 Small Ruminant Webinar Series. The information provided will be applicable to both sheep and goat producers large and small. Register online for no cost at:

Webinar One- Lambing and Kidding: January 19th | 7 p.m.

Webinar Two- Small Ruminant Nutrition: February 16th | 7 p.m.

Webinar Three- Weaning, Sorting, and Selling- Lambs, Kids, and Spent Breeding Stock: March 16th | 7 p.m

Ohio Cattle Feeding Webinar

Ohio State Extension hosts its 2021 Ohio Cattle Feeding Webinar on February 24 at 6 p.m. 

Risk Management Livestock Risk Protection and Livestock Gross Margin Insurance – Justin White, Hudson Insurance

Feedlot Ventilation Requirements – Jason Hartschuh, OSU Extension Crawford County


The Southwest Ohio Agricultural Conservation Menu (SOACM) was designed to help local producers and landowners find information, technical assistance and programs related to conservation practices.  The SOACM website also includes a Farmer Forum where farmers can post questions, share information and discuss local issues.  Information on soil health,  watershed health and local water quality monitoring data is also available to provide citizens with updated information related to the health of our local streams and lakes.



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