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Carroll County Extension Honors Local Woman in Agriculture
An exhibit honoring the contributions of women in Ohio agriculture, featuring local farmer and Administrator Kimberly Vance, was on display at this year’s Farm Science Review Sept. 16-18 in London, Ohio.
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Backyard Food Production
The Carroll County Extension office in conjunction with Carroll SWCD and NRCS have constructed a Backyard Garden area in the green space surrounding our building. Classes have been offered throughout the year and we will be offering the program again in the spring.
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New York City Tour sponsored by 4-H Fashion & Food Board
The Guernsey County 4-H Fashion & Food Board invites you to join them for a tour of New York City, July 15-18, 2015. Travel via deluxe motorcoach; enjoy tours of Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island, 9/11 Memorial, Top of the Rock, Good Housekeeping Testing Labs, Fashion Design Studio or Design School, Broadway Play, shopping time, and time to explore the city.
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County News
Looking for information related to the surge of interest in oil and gas leases? In addition to the local programming made available in the adjoining counties of the Crossroads Extension Education and Research Area, you can look to Penn State Extension. It has a complete website devoted to the drilling in the Marcellus Shale reserves in the area. For the Penn State Marcellus Resource Center, go to
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State News
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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Asian Longhorned Beetle Found in Ohio; Maples, Other Trees at Risk
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17/11) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio trees!
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