Farm Science Review media credentials available

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LONDON, Ohio—This year’s Farm Science Review, set for Sept. 17–19 offers numerous events, exhibits, and presentations of interest to members of the media.

The annual farm show, sponsored by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) takes place at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio.

Media members will need tickets to get in and parking passes for the news media lot. For those, please email Sherrie Whaley, media relations coordinator, at whaley.3@osu.edu on or before Sept. 2. Please provide in the email your name, title, organization, and contact information; how many tickets and parking passes you need and any special needs or requests you might have.

We’ll mail the requested number of admission tickets and parking passes during the first week of September.

Send in your request now, so you don’t miss FSR’s offerings:

  • The Tobin talk “Farming in the Crosshairs: How Markets and Polices are Affecting the Farmer’s Bottom Line” will cover how delayed planting, hikes in overseas tariffs on U.S. agricultural goods, and low commodity prices have affected farmers. The speakers will include Ben Brown, an assistant professor of professional practice in agricultural risk management at CFAES’ Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE); John Newton, chief economist with the American Farm Bureau Federation; Ani Katchova, an associate professor and Farm Income Enhancement Chair with AEDE; and Ian Sheldon, AEDE professor and Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade and Policy.
  • Talks will cover growing industrial hemp, greenhouse strawberry production, genetically modified organisms, cultivating pawpaws, handling farm stress, U.S. trade policy, climate extremes, and tax strategies under the new tax laws.
  • Over 4,000 product lines, equipment, supplies, and information from over 700 commercial and educational exhibits will also be available.

A schedule of events and media releases can be found at fsr.osu.edu. Photos to accompany news releases can be found at FSR’s Flickr site, flickr.com/photos/farmsciencereview/albums.

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For more information contact: 
Alayna DeMartini
614-292-9833