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Saturday, September 19, 2015/Categories: Community, Heartland Bank, Products & Services

The latest in agricultural equipment and farming methods will be showcased at the 2015 Farm Science Review, sponsored by the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, and held on September 22-23-24 at the 2,100 acre Molly Caren Agricultural Center, near London, Ohio. In addition to harvesters and combines, you’ll see tillage equipment, grain bins, feed processing equipment and more. Want to learn about Urban Agriculture? Or how to cover crops to improve nutrient efficiency? Or Integrated Pest Management? If you’re an aspiring craft brewer, you can even learn about Hops Production in Ohio. There’s even harvesting, strip-tilling, global positioning, planting, manure and tillage demonstrations taking place all week. Catch all the excitement and join us at Farm Science Review (FSR)!

FSR is known as Ohio’s premier agricultural event and typically draws more than 130,000 farmers, growers, producers and agricultural enthusiasts from across the United States and Canada annually. According to Matt Sullivan, assistant manager of the FSR, “participants are able to peruse 4,000 product lines from roughly 600 commercial exhibitors and engage in educational workshops, presentations and demonstrations delivered by experts from Ohio State University extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, which are the outreach and research arm respectively of the college.”

Agriculture is one of Ohio’s largest industries and after ‘thoroughly examining the opportunity to enter the agribusiness lending arena, we corralled the necessary resources and people to successfully grow a portfolio,” according to Scott McComb, Chairman, President and CEO of Heartland Bank. Leading the AG team is Joel Oney, VP and Manager of Agribusiness Lending. Joel and VP Agribusiness Banker Brian Fracker are looking forward to joining a team of seven Heartland Bank volunteers during the three day event in London. “Farm Science Review has long been the premier display of agricultural equipment, technology and services. Heartland Agribusiness is excited to feature our expertise and fixed rate solutions alongside the best in the business.”

About Farm Science Review: Advance tickets for FSR are $7 at all OSU Extension County offices, many local agribusinesses and online. Tickets are $10 at the gate. Children 5 and under are free. Show hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on September 22 and 23 and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. September 24.

Check out the schedule of events for 2015 FSR

Count on us….season after season. Heartland Bank is committed to being the right financial partner for those working in Ohio’s farm community. If you want to learn more, please contact Joel Oney, VP, Manager of Agribusiness at 614-475-7024 or Brian Fracker, VP, Agribusiness Banker 740-349-7888.