Tours of research on organic crops, soil health

Old wooden calendar with September 8.The Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series continues this Thursday, Sept. 8, with two events: the Organic Crop Research Tour at 2 p.m. in Wooster, hosted by CFAES’s Organic Food and Farming Education and Research (OFFER) program and featured in a post last week; and the Soil Health Research Tour from 7-9 p.m. in Ottawa, hosted by Jim Hoorman, who until recently was an educator with CFAES’s outreach arm, OSU Extension, and is now a specialist with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. The former takes place on certified organic land near CFAES’s research arm, OARDC. The latter is at Putnam County’s Soil Health and Research Plots (SHARP) site. Dig details here on pp. 26-27.

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