About Agriculture and Natural Resources
Our County is blessed with some 990 farmers and about 241,000 acres of productive crop land. About 75% of Union County is crop and pasture land according to Ohio Department of Development. The average size farm is about 243 acres, and Union County Farmers generate an estimated $87,511,000 in cash receipts.
County Agriculture and Natural Resources News
Farm Science Review – September 16 - 18, 2014
This year the Farm Science Review’s theme is “Experience the Best” for its September 16-18, 2014 show. OSU Extension is heavily involved in Farm Science Review offering a wide range of educational opportunities. As you enter the show grounds from the east parking lot, I encourage you to walk through the Agronomics Crops Team plots before you get to the gates. State and Field Specialists and Extension Educators from The Ohio State University and Purdue University will be available to talk about the different treatments in the plots and answer any questions you may have about your operation.
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Find recent "Grazing School" presentations on-line here!
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
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