2015 Farm Science Review app is available for download
Sep. 17, 2015
Smartphone and tablet users planning on attending the 2015 Farm Science Review September 22-24 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, OH, can now download this year’s customized mobile application, complete with a full schedule, comprehensive maps, and general exhibitor and show information.
This is the fourth year for the Farm Science Review app, which has been popular among both attendees and exhibitors of the annual, three-day show, said Matt Sullivan, assistant manager of the Review, which is sponsored by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.
“The convenience of our mobile app is the main reason why it’s been so popular these past couple of years,” he said. “You have anything and everything you need to know about the show in the palm of your hand.”
With the app, users can:
*View the complete show schedule and create a personal schedule.
*Set reminders before specific sessions start.
*View detailed session information, including speaker bios.
*Provide feedback on sessions.
*View a show map.
*Locate food vendors.
*View exhibitor information.
*Connect with Farm Science Review on Facebook and Twitter.
The Farm Science Review app, which can be used on both Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, can be downloaded in the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store by searching for “FSR 2015,” or by directing your mobile browser to http://fsr.osu.edu and clicking on the visitor tab.
Advance sale tickets for the Farm Science Review are $7 at all OSU Extension county offices and many local agribusinesses. Tickets are $10 at the gate. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Show hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. September 22-23, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 24.
Farm Science Review is known as Ohio’s premier agricultural event and typically draws more than 130,000 farmers, growers, producers and agricultural enthusiasts from across the U.S. and Canada annually. Participants are able to peruse 4,000 product lines from roughly 620 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 arms, respectively, of the college.
For more information about the Farm Science Review, visit http://fsr.osu.edu/.
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