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Small Ruminant Nutrition School

January 4th, 2010 · No Comments

SMALL RUMINANT SCHOOL Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Athens County OSU Extension, Athens County, and the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association (OSIA) are sponsoring a 5-session small ruminant school in January/February of 2010. The focus and theme of the school is sheep and goat nutrition. The small ruminant nutrition school will be held on 5 consecutive Tuesday […]

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OHIO FARMERS FEED US

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Roger A. High, Executive Director OSIA Who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Not Ohio’s farmers. In fact, they will be offering the chance for consumers statewide to win free groceries for breakfast, lunch, and dinner – for an entire year. Beginning July 20, Ohio residents will be able to register for […]

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2009 BUCKEYE SHEPHERDS SYMPOSIUM WILL ONCE AGAIN HIT THE ROAD

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Roger A. High, OSIA Executive Director The 2009 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium is once again going to hit the road!  After four years on the road and back into Columbus for the 2008 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium, the 2009 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium will once again hit the road for this annual shepherd’s event!  This year’s Buckeye Shepherd’s […]

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ISSUE 2, WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Tim Fine, Extension Program Assistant, Miami County Issue 2; What is it all about? At a recent pasture walk in the southwestern part of the state, the conversation quickly turned from rotational grazing and getting the most out of pastures to livestock care and what, exactly will happen if Issue 2 passes in November. One […]

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HSUS PAINTS BULLS-EYE ON OHIO

July 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Adapted for the Ohio Sheep Industry from an article written by: Elizabeth Harsh, Executive Director of Ohio Cattlemen’s Association In recent months the leadership of Ohio Agriculture has been facing the reality that the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has painted a bulls-eye on our Buckeye State. The group has publicly stated it […]

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OFGC Grazing Sheep Tour 2009

June 11th, 2009 · No Comments

We invite you to join us for the Sheep Grazing tour on July 10, 2009 in Noble County. For the past two years, Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council have sponsored a pre-Sheep Day tour with Small Farm Institute, OSU Extension, OSU Sheep and Forage Teams, NRCS and Ohio Sheep Improvement Association. The cost for the […]

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Ohio Sheep Improvement Association offers Ralph Grimshaw Memorial Scholarship

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments

The Ohio Sheep Improvement Association is once again offering the Ralph Grimshaw Memorial Scholarship to young college-age sheep producers in 2009. The $1,000.00 scholarship that has been made available to our young people involved in sheep production and management. Contributions for the scholarship have been provided by Ohio Sheep Improvement Association member contributions and the […]

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Animal Husbandry Practices Continue to Face Challenges

April 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Steve Boyles, OSU Extension Beef Specialist Livestock producers, medical researchers, pet owners and others who practice Animal Husbandry are continually questioned about the care they provide their animals. Certain groups may be targeting Ohio in regards to the elimination of gestation stalls for sows, veal crates and cages for layers through legislation or a ballot […]

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What resources are available to help improve your sheep operation?

April 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

Curt Cline, Director for Commercial Flock Owners, Co-Chairman of Membership Services Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and Daryl Clark, Director for Lamb Feeders, Co-Chairman of Membership Services Ohio Sheep Improvement Association As I begin to embark on this subject, I can’t help but think I should have changed the title to, “Where are the resources available […]

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Grazing Schools

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Tim Fine, Extension Program Assistant, Miami County, Bob Hendershot, NRCS Grazing Specialist There are two grazing schools coming up in April for graziers in different areas of Ohio. The first series of classes will be held April 6, 15, and 20 in Montgomery County and the second series will be held in Athens County on […]

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