Tip 1: County by County Snapshot. The contribution of food and agriculture to each of Ohio’s 88 counties has been compiled by Ohio State’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. Find the detailed county reports here: go.osu.edu/AgContribution. Contact Ben Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-688-8686.
Tip 2: Female Farm Power! Forty percent of Ohio’s farms are managed or partly managed by women. OSU Extension is working to enhance the farming and business skills of women involved in all aspects of agriculture. Contact Emily Adams at email@example.com or 740-622-2265.
February 2018 Events
5 Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop, Williams County Extension office located at 142 East High Street, Bryan. 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. More information: u.osu.edu/ohioagmanager/farm-management-workshops/. $10/person, including lunch. Register by Jan. 26.
6 Southern Ohio Specialty Crop Conference, Oasis Conference Center, 902 Loveland Miamiville Road, Loveland. 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m. More information: agnr.osu.edu/sites/agnr/files/SoOhioSpecialtyCropConfBrochure2018.pdf.
6, 13, 20 and 27 Farm Management Series, Robert Fulton Ag Center, 8770 State Route 108, Wauseon. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. More information: go.osu.edu/2018FarmManagementSeries.
8-9 Greenhouse Management Workshop/Hydroponics, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. $150/person. Includes lunches, continental breakfasts and tour transportation. More information: fabe.osu.edu/greenhouse.
13 The Tri-State Sow Housing Conference Pre-registration fees are $25 or $50 for attendance to the Sow Housing Conference and Ohio Pork Congress. More information: ohiopork.org/pork-council-information/ohio-pork-congress.aspx.
19-20 Ohio Grape and Wine Conference, Embassy Suites, 5100 Upper Metro Place Dublin. More information: ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/2018-ohio-grape-wine-conference
23 Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop, Coshocton County, Montgomery Hall on the Central Ohio Technical College Coshocton Campus, 200 North Whitewoman St., Coshocton. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. More information: u.osu.edu/ohioagmanager/farm-management-workshops/. $20/person, including lunch. Register by Feb. 16.
27 Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop, Darke County, Romers,118 East Main Street, Greenville. 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. More information: u.osu.edu/ohioagmanager/farm-management-workshops/. $20/person, including lunch. Register by Feb. 20.
March 2018 Events
6-7 Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference, McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University, 402 West College Ave., Ada. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. More information: fabe.osu.edu/CTCon Early registration before Feb. 22: $65 per day or $85 for both days. Late registration on or after Feb. 23: $80 per day or $105 for both days.