Initiatives

Read the OSA: SfL Call to Action for Ohio
The plan, "Ohio Smart Agriculture: Solutions from the Land (OSA: SfL), A Call to Action for Ohio's Food System and Agricultural Economy," is the product of more than two year's work by a wide group of stakeholders and is now available for policy makers, planners and farm and food system advocates. The document provides pathways and priority action steps needed to enable Ohio's farmers, ranchers and woodland managers to further improve quality of life through multiple solutions they can sustainably deliver from the land.

April 2, 2019 Press Release: Farm and Food Stakeholders Offer Unique Action Plan to Address Mega Challenges Facing Ohio

      Read the OSA: SfL Call to Action Report

      Read the Executive Summary

      50x'50 Challenge: Recommendations for a Mid-Century Ohio

      Statements of Support for the OSA: SfL Call to Action


Ohio Smart Agriculture: Solutions from the Land

See the Ohio Smart Ag website here!

In order for the finite land resources in the Upper Midwest to meet growing demand for local, affordable and nutritious food, feed, fiber and energy, as well as maintain watershed and wildlife habitats and provide other ecosystem services – while simultaneously adapting to changing climatic conditions – a transition to integrated landscape management of a resilient/climate-smart and multifunctional agriculture is required.

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      Ohio Smart Agriculture: Solutions from the Land – Project Synopsis

      Ohio Smart Agriculture, Design Team

      Ohio Smart Agriculture, Steering Committee

      Ohio Smart Agriculture, Work Groups