Episode 24 – Farm Bill Update

Sam Custer, OSU Extension Educator in Darke County, and Ben Brown, Program Manager in the OSU Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics talk about the Tri-State Farm Bill Summit held April 11, 2019.

Custer and Brown also discuss the details and changes made from the 2014 Farm Bill.

You can view a recording of the summit online at: https://www.ocj.com/2019/04/live-farm-bill-summit-from-versailles-april-11-2019

Episode 23 – 2019 Weather Outlook

Weather has a huge impact on farming each year. Changing weather patterns have become a challenge to manage. Aaron Wilson, Researcher at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center and OSU Extension, weighs in on what we saw this winter and how the weather is expected to play out during the growing season. We also discuss long term weather patterns and what it means for the future of agriculture in Ohio.

Check out the weekly climate assessment at: https://climate.osu.edu; and the Field Application Resource Monitor at: https://farm.bpcrc.osu.edu