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Feb. 19, 2018

Tip 1: Start Spring Indoors: Get a jump on spring by planting seeds indoors. Amy Stone, an Ohio State University Extension educator in Lucas County, can offer tips on the best ways to get seeds germinating so, come spring, your garden will be ahead of everyone else’s and the envy of friends and neighbors. Contact Stone at stone.91@osu.edu or 419-392-1308.

Tip 2: The New Tax Law – How Will It Affect Me? Barry Ward, director of Income Tax School offered by OSU Extension, can discuss the changes to future income taxes as a result of the law that went into effect this year. Contact Ward at ward.8@osu.edu or 614-688-3959.

 

February 2018 events

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 Grow by FarmHer, Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. $35/person. More information: eventbrite.com/e/grow-by-farmher-ohio-tickets-40106808544.

23 Guided Winter Walk, 2-3:30 p.m., Seaman Orientation Plaza, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, CFAES Wooster Campus, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Free. More information: secrest.osu.edu/events/guided-winter-walk.

27 Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop, Darke County, Romers, 118 East Main St., Greenville. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information: u.osu.edu/ohioagmanager/farm-management-workshops/. $20/person, includes lunch. Register by Feb. 20.

 

March 2018 events

6-7 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference, McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University, 402 West College Ave., Ada. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Early registration by Feb. 22: $65 per day or $85 for both days. After Feb. 22: $80 per day or $105 for both days. More information: fabe.osu.edu/CTCon.

8 Pruning Workshop, Jack and Deb Miller Pavilion, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, CFAES Wooster Campus, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, 8 a.m. to noon. Registration required. $25 for members of Friends of Secrest Arboretum; $30 for nonmembers. More information: secrest.osu.edu/events/pruning-workshop.

17 Ohio River Valley Woodland and Wildlife Workshop, Oasis Conference Center, 902 Loveland-Miamiville Road, Loveland, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $45 by Feb. 28; $55 after Feb. 28; includes continental breakfast and lunch. Final deadline to register is March 9. More information: go.osu.edu/2018WoodlandWildlife.

21-22 Ohio Compost Operator Education Course, Shisler Center, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, CFAES Wooster Campus, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. $225 for members of Organics Recycling Association of Ohio; $275 for nonmembers; all materials, continental breakfast and lunch included. Final deadline to register is March 8. More information: go.osu.edu/2018CompostCourse.

23 Floral Arranging Workshop, Jack and Deb Miller Pavilion, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, CFAES Wooster Campus, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, 9 a.m. to noon. Registration required. $25 for members of Friends of Secrest Arboretum; $30 for nonmembers. More information: secrest.osu.edu/events/pruning-workshop.

 

April 2018 events

25-27 National Farm to Cafeteria, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Cincinnati, 5:30-7 p.m on April 25, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m on April 26, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 27. $250 due by March 9, with additional costs for field trips and short courses. After March 9, registration $300, plus any additional costs for field trips and short courses. More information: go.osu.edu/farm2school-conference

 

 

For more information contact: 
Alayna DeMartini
614-292-9833