Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board Public Listening Session Planned for Farm Science Review

September 15, 2010

LONDON, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Agriculture's Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board will hold a special listening session at Farm Science Review on Sept. 21.

The session, open to the public, will be held from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Tobin Building on Beef Street of the exhibitor grounds. The purpose of the meeting is to provide educational outreach and seek input for the creation of livestock care standards.

Farm Science Review will take place Sept. 21-23 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio.

The event is sponsored by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, Ohio State University Extension, and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. It attracts upwards of 140,000 visitors from all over the country and Canada, who come for three days to peruse 4,000 product lines from 600 commercial exhibitors, and learn the latest in agricultural research, conservation, family and nutrition, and gardening and landscape.

Farm Science Review pre-show tickets are now on sale for $5 at all OSU Extension county offices. Tickets will also be available at local agribusinesses. Tickets are $8 at the gate. Children 5 and younger are admitted free. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 21-22 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 23.

For more information, log on to http://fsr.osu.edu. For the latest news and updates, follow Farm Science Review on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/OhioStateFSR), Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/FarmScienceReview), and Ning (http://fsrosu.ning.com).

For additional information on the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board public listening session, contact Megumi Robinson, ODA public information officer at 614-387-0911. Visit http://www.ohiolivestockcarestandardsboard.org to learn more about the board.

Author(s): 
Candace Pollock
Source(s): 
Megumi Robinson