Need Farm Workers? It could get easier
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Hiring migrant farm workers will become cheaper and easier as a result of several upcoming changes to the process, according to a labor economist with The Ohio State University. The new rules on getting visas for temporary foreign workers ...
Warring with Weeds
COLUMBUS, Ohio—They can sprout up anywhere in a field and they increasingly do: weeds, specifically a family of weeds known as pigweeds. As they harvest, farmers should watch for patches of pigweeds, which are quickly multiplying across the state. A camp ...
ArboBlitz Community Tree Planting
Volunteer planting of native trees as part of Tree Campus USA certification effort. ...
One Day Insect University
A daylong exploration of the world of insects. Features pollinators, landscape and garden insects, the role of citizen and community science, a bug zoo, an optional tour of Ohio State’s Museum of Biological Diversity, and more. Registration is $35, which ...
Buckeye Island Hop
Annual volunteer work and social event at The Ohio State University Stone Laboratory at Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Registration is free but is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. The registration deadline is 5 p.m. Oct. 11. Details: 419-285-1800 ...
Guided Autumn/Pollinator Walk
A look at fall colors, seasonal plant highlights, and resident pollinators led by CFAES experts. Free. Details: 330-263-3761 ...
Guided Bird Walk
Led by members of Greater Mohican Audubon Society. Open to birders of all skill levels. Free. Details: 330-263-2761 9-11 am ...
Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast Program
“Controlling Nutrient Runoff and Protecting Water Quality: Ohio’s Latest Programs and Policies,” Discussion by directors of Ohio Department of Agriculture, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency moderated by Catha ...
Features a range of tree-related topics including selection, planting, pests, and diseases. Free, no registration required. ...
Private Pesticide Applicator Training