Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Aug. 18

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Aug. 18:

August

Aug. 18: 2014 Farm Bill: How Does It Affect You?, 1 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Learn how the 2014 Farm Bill will impact you and your operation. Register online at go.osu.edu/summer2014farmbill. Registration deadline is Aug. 8 but walk-ins are welcome. Information: 614-292-7911.

NEW: Aug. 19: Membrane Technology Seminar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Parker Food Science Building, 2015 Fyffe Road, Ohio State University, Columbus. Leading industry experts will share current applications and emerging uses of membranes. Registration is $30, which includes parking, refreshments and lunch. Register online at regonline.com/2014HACCPcopy. Information: 614-292-7004.

Aug. 19: 2014 Farm Bill: How Does It Affect You?, 9 a.m., George M. Smart Athletic Center, Defiance College, 701 N. Clinton St., Defiance. Learn how the 2014 Farm Bill will impact you and your operation. Register online: go.osu.edu/summer2014farmbill. Registration deadline is Aug. 8 but walk-ins are welcome. Information: 614-292-7911.

Aug. 19: 2014 Farm Bill: How Does It Affect You?, 7 p.m., Boyd Cultural Arts Center, Wilmington College, 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington. Learn how the 2014 Farm Bill will impact you and your operation. Register online: go.osu.edu/summer2014farmbill. Registration deadline is Aug. 8 but walk-ins are welcome. Information: 614-292-7911.

NEW: Aug. 20-21:  Frozen Foods: Freezing and Storage, 118 Parker Food Science and Technology, 2015 Fyffe Court, Ohio State University, Columbus. The course is designed for the frozen food industry to give an in-depth understanding of the freezing process and the impacts on food quality, shelf life and freezing costs. Registration is $800, which includes instruction manual, lunch and certificate. Registration and information: foodindustries.osu.edu/courses-and-training/frozen-foods-freezing-and-storage or 614-292-7004.

NEW: Aug. 21: Buckeye Livestock Golf Classic, 9 a.m., Locust Hills Golf Course, 5575 N. River Road, Springfield. Eighteen holes of golf with cart, lunch, beverages and door prizes. Registration and information: ansci.osu.edu/about-us/events/16th-annual-buckeye-livestock-golf-classic or 937-477-0060.

NEW: Aug. 22: Registration deadline for 2014 Ohio Watershed Leaders Conference, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula. Registration is $75. Register online at regonline.com/owls-2014. Information: iles.9@osu.edu or 740-250-3929.

NEW: Aug. 28-29: 2014 Ohio Watershed Leaders Conference, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Lipscomb/White Pines Campus, 3675 Oak Hill Road, Peninsula. Event will bring together watershed coordinators and state agency leaders to train, network and view watershed restoration projects and Cleveland Metroparks’ new Watershed Stewardship Center. Registration is $75. Registration deadline is Aug. 22. Register online at regonline.com/owls-2014. Information: iles.9@osu.edu or 740-250-3929.

UPDATED: Aug. 28: Jackson Beef and Forage Field Day, 5-8:30 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Jackson Agricultural Research Station, 019 Standpipe Road, Jackson. Registration is $5; pre-registration is required by Aug. 25. Information: wells.296@osu.edu or 740-286-3803.

September

NEW: Sept. 2-5: Better Process Control School Español (Curso de Mejor Control de Proceso), Parker Food Science Building, 2015 Fyffe Court, Ohio State University, Columbus. Inscripción e información: 614-292-7004 or foodindustries.osu.edu/Curso_de_Mejor_Control_de_Proceso.

Sept. 3: Registration deadline for CCA College Field Day, Molly Caren Agricultural Center, London. Late summer update for agronomists and those advising growers on crop production at Farm Science Review. Registration is $75. Register online at go.osu.edu/FSRCCA. Information: watters.35@osu.edu or 937-604-2415.

Sept. 4: Ohio Plant Diagnostic Clinic, 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jack and Deb Miller Pavilion, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster. Diagnostic samples, walks and updates. Registration is $40, which includes program materials, lunch and refreshments. Information: cochran.7@osu.edu or 330-464-2148.

NEW: Sept. 4-5: Ohio Water Quality and Waste Management Conference, Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, Ohio State University, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus. Learn about best practices for using graywater and its impacts on soil and plant health. Registration is $215, which includes tuition, materials, refreshments and field trip transportation. Information and registration: setll.osu.edu/programs/owqwm_conf.html.  

Sept. 6: Stone Lab Open House, 878 Bayview Drive, Put-in-Bay. Seventeenth annual Friends of Stone Lab Open House. Information: stonelab@osu.edu or 614-292-8949.

Sept. 8-12: Quality and Innovation Management Course for the Snack Food Industry, Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center, 110 Parker Food Science and Technology, 2015 Fyffe Court, Ohio State University, Columbus. Basics of how snack foods are manufactured. Information: sfa.org/events.php.

Sept. 9: CCA College Field Day, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Molly Caren Agricultural Center, 135 State Route 38 NE, London. Late summer update for agronomists and those advising growers on crop production. Registration is $75.  Registration deadline is Sept. 3. Register online at go.osu.edu/FSRCCA. Information: watters.35@osu.edu or 937-604-2415.

Sept. 9: Ohio No-till Field Day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., John Buck Farm, 7632 Wildcat Pike, New Bloomington. Pre-registration by Sept. 2 is $25; on-site registration is $50. Information: fabe.osu.edu/notill or 614-292-6648.

Sept. 16-18: Farm Science Review, Molly Caren Agricultural Center, State Route 38 NE, London. Peruse the 4,000 product lines from 600 commercial exhibitors and learn the latest in agricultural production. Information: fsr.osu.edu/ or 614-292-4278.

Sept. 16: 2014 Farm Bill: How Does It Affect You? 2 p.m., Farm Science Review, Vice President’s Tent, Molly Caren Agricultural Center, 135 State Route 38 NE, London. Learn how the 2014 Farm Bill will impact you and your operation. Register online: go.osu.edu/summer2014farmbill. Registration deadline is Aug. 8 but walk-ins attending Farm Science Review are welcome. Information: 614-292-7911.

Sept. 16: Secrest After Hours, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Jack and Deb Miller Pavilion, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster. Speaker and topic TBA. Information: 330-263-3723.

Sept. 18: “How Well Do Ecosystem Characteristics Predict Bird Abundance at the Landscape Spatial Scale?” 4-5:30 p.m., 103 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Ohio State University, Columbus; video link to 123 Williams Hall, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. School of Environment and Natural Resources seminar by Nicholas Rodenhouse, Wellesley College. Free. Information: 614-292-2265.

NEW: Sept. 19: Registration deadline for Buckeye Island Hop, Put-in-Bay. Explore Gibraltar and South Bass islands, participate in an outdoor volunteer program, and meet new people. Register online at stonelab.osu.edu/events/island-hop/. Information: dress.3@osu.edu or 419-285-1800.

Sept. 23-24: Introduction to Pasteurized Milk Ordinance, Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center, 110 Parker Food Science and Technology, 2015 Fyffe Court, Ohio State University, Columbus. Dairy plant operations standards. Registration details TBA. Information: 614-292-7004.

Sept. 25: Guided Autumn Walk, 10-11:30 a.m., Seaman Orientation Plaza, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster. Free guided tour of seasonal highlights and best practices. Information: 330-464-2148 or cochran.7@osu.com.

Sept. 25: Climate Webinar, noon to 1 p.m., online. Free. Information and registration: changingclimate.osu.edu/ or 614-292-8975.

Sept. 25: “Perceptions of Electricity and Water Use,” 4-5:30 p.m., 103 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Ohio State University, Columbus; video link to 123 Williams Hall, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. School of Environment and Natural Resources seminar by Shahzeen Attari, Indiana University. Free. Information: 614-292-2265.

NEW: Sept. 26: Registration deadline for Your Woods, Water and Wildlife, The Lodge at Allardale, Medina. Registration is $35, which includes lunch. Register and information: 614-688-3421, ohiowoods@osu.edu or woodlandstewards.osu.edu/classes/events/your-woods-water-wildlife-0.

October

NEW: Oct. 2: Your Woods, Water and Wildlife, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Lodge at Allardale, 141 Remsen Road, Medina. Learn how to keep your woodland healthy. Registration is $35, which includes lunch. Registration deadline is Sept. 26. Register and information: 614-688-3421, ohiowoods@osu.edu or woodlandstewards.osu.edu/classes/events/your-woods-water-wildlife-0.

NEW: Oct. 3-5: Buckeye Island Hop, 878 Bayview Drive, Put-in-Bay. Explore Gibraltar and South Bass islands, participate in an outdoor volunteer program, and meet new people. Registration is required by Sept. 19. Register online at stonelab.osu.edu/events/island-hop. Information: dress.3@osu.edu or 419-285-1800.

NEW: Oct. 4: Tree and Shrub Sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster. A variety of trees and shrubs will be available for sale. Information: 330-464-2148 or cochran.7@osu.com.

NEW: Oct. 7: Beef School, 5:30-9 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Eastern Agricultural Research Station, 16870 Bond Ridge Road, Caldwell. Pre-registration required. Information: little@osu.edu or 740-489-5300.

NEW: Oct. 9: Climate Webinar, noon to 1 p.m., online. Program features Daria Kluver, Central Michigan University, speaking on a new interface for exploring snowfall in the United States. Free. Register online at ohioseagrant.osu.edu/events/. Information: jentes.1@osu.edu, 614-292-8975.

NEW: Oct. 9: “Understanding, Managing and Sustaining Water and Soil Resources in Urban Ecosystems: Some Notes from the Field,” 4-5:30 p.m., 103 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Ohio State University, Columbus; video link to 123 Williams Hall, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. School of Environment and Natural Resources seminar by William Shuster, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Free. Information: 614-292-2265.

NEW: Oct. 9: Pumpkin Field Night, 6-9 p.m., Ohio State University South Centers, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon. Event features field research and education on pumpkin growing. Information: 740-289-2071.

NEW: Oct. 11: Guided Bird Walk, 9-11 a.m., Seaman Orientation Plaza, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster. Free guided bird tour. Information: 330-464-2148 or cochran.7@osu.com.

NEW: Oct. 14: Beef School, 5:30-9 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Eastern Agricultural Research Station, 16870 Bond Ridge Road, Caldwell. Pre-registration required. Information: little@osu.edu or 740-489-5300.

NEW: Oct. 15-16: Advanced CIP Cleaning and Sanitation, Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center, 110 Parker Food Science and Technology, 2015 Fyffe Court, Ohio State University, Columbus. Training for personnel new to clean-in-place technology. Registration details TBA. Information: 614-292-7004 or foodindustries.osu.edu/advanced-cip-cleaning-and-sanitation.

NEW: Oct. 18: Capturing Nature’s Wonders, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 1760 University Drive, Ohio State University, Mansfield. Workshop on outdoor photography. Registration is $90 and is limited to 12 people. Lunch and dinner are included. Registration and information: woodlandstewards.osu.edu/workshops/capturing-natures-wonders, 614-688-3421 or ohiowoods@osu.edu.

NEW: Oct. 21-23: International Nonthermal Processing Workshop, Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center, 110 Parker Food Science and Technology, 2015 Fyffe Court, Ohio State University, Columbus. Program features nonthermal processing systems for healthy and sustainable foods. Information: 614-292-1732 or balasubramaniam.1@osu.edu.

Included in Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are the college’s academic programsOhio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development CenterStone LabOhio Sea Grant Extension, and the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute.

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