Van Wert County's
Farm Focus
Agricultural Research Plots
                              Clinical Trials

Our Research












The Marsh Foundation

Our History










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Farm Focus 2009 Field Day- Tuesday, July 21, 2009-
Farm Focus 2009 Field Day Cancelled.  Due to budget cuts within
Ohio State University Extension, the Farm Focus Program Manager position
has been eliminated, resulting in the field day cancellation.  The 2009
research plot work will be completed as planned with final results available
sometime during the December'09/January'10 time frame.


2008 On-farm Research Trial Results Now Available
Click the "2008" button in the blue margin to the left under
"Our Research" to access the Introduction and Table of Contents


Farm Focus is a non-profit field research and clinical trial program sponsored by
Ohio State University Extension, Van Wert County and
The Marsh Foundation School Farms. The 300 acres of ongoing research in clinical trials
and test plots of soybeans, corn, pesticides and irrigation methods have been conducted
since 1994. Each year extensive data and technical information is collected and analyzed
for educational purposes.

Links on the left will take you to data showing results of past years.

Field Days are conducted to highlight the test plots, clinical trials and new technology.


Our Location:

         The Farm Focus research acres are located on
The Marsh Foundation School Farms on the northeast edge of
Van Wert, Ohio on Stripe Road, off Lincoln Highway.
Access can be reached from U.S. 127 and U.S. Route 30.
Click here for a map.








OSU Extension- Van Wert County

OSU Extension- Ohioline

OSU Agronomic Crops Team

C.O.R.N. newsletter

OARDC Field Crop Diseases

OARDC Field Crop Insects

USDA Soybean Rust Map



 OUR MISSION: To serve the tri-state area (Ohio, Michigan and Indiana) 
 with the latest in a non-biased agricultural crop research and technical


To contact us: 1055 South Washington Street, Van Wert, Ohio 45891
Telephone: 419 238-1214  FAX: 419 238-3276
For General Information contact:


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