Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Aug. 2, 2013

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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. 2:

August

Aug. 3: Gateway Garden Jubilee Open House, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., PrimeOhio Corporate Park, 4400 Gateway Blvd., Springfield. Features more than 800 plant varieties. Information: 937-521-3860.

Aug. 6: Manure Science Review, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hord Livestock Farms near Bucyrus (nearest street address: 1961 State Route 294, Marion). Features talks and field demonstrations on applying and managing manure, improving soil and crop yields, and protecting water quality. Registration $30 per person by July 29; $35 per person after July 29. To register: Send name, affiliation, address, email address, telephone number and payment (checks made payable to OARDC/OSU) to Mary Wicks, OARDC/OSU, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691. Information: 330-202-3533, wicks.14@osu.edu or http://go.osu.edu/MSR2013.

Aug. 6: Northwest Ohio Precision Ag Technology Day, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Fulton County Fair Junior Fair Building, 8514 State Route 108, Wauseon. Features seed selection, technology and other topics related to making precision planting decisions. Free. Pre-register by July 31 to guarantee lunch. Information or to register: richer.5@osu.edu or 419-337-9210.

Aug. 6: Northern Ohio Vegetable Field Night, 6-8 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s North Central Agricultural Research Station, 1165 County Road 43, Fremont. Information: 419-334-6340 or 419-332-5142.

NEW: Aug. 8: Registration deadline for Hops Field Night, Aug. 15 in Piketon. Registration $10; includes program, handouts and light meal. To register or for information: 740-289-2071, ext. 132, or mcglothin.4@osu.edu or http://go.osu.edu/hopsworkshop.

Aug. 10: Guided Bird Walk, 9-11 a.m., Seaman Orientation Plaza, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society will guide birders of all skill levels. Free. Information: cochran.7@osu.edu or 330-464-2148.

NEW: Aug. 13: Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Field Day, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fayette County Demonstration Farm, 2770 State Route 38, Washington Court House. In addition to educational programming, there will be agribusiness displays, corn and soybean show plots, health screenings, and farm pesticide disposal collection. Free. Information: nye.1@osu.edu, 740-335-1150 or 937-382-0901.

NEW: Aug. 14: Registration deadline for Western Ohio Forage Day, Aug. 21 in South Charleston. Registration $20. Send payment to Amanda Douridas, 18000 State Route 4, Suite E, Marysville, OH 43040. Information: douridas.9@osu.edu or 937-484-1526.

UPDATED: Aug. 15: Hops Field Night, 6-9 p.m., Ohio State University South Centers’ Endeavor Center, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon. Features new hops research planting project and discussion of malting barley research. Registration $10; includes program, handouts and light meal. Registration deadline Aug. 8. To register or for information: 740-289-2071, ext. 132, mcglothin.4@osu.edu or http://go.osu.edu/hopsworkshop.

NEW: Aug. 15: Maps and Apps Workshop, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield. Tips and techniques for food producers from food marketing experts. Registration: $40 per person; $10 for each additional person from same business. Registration includes materials and lunch. Information or to register: barrett.90@osu.edu or 330-533-5538. Visit http://go.osu.edu/mapsapps1 for information about Ohio Marketing Connection program.

Aug. 17: Urban Community Garden Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2353 York St., Toledo. Tour of Magyar Garden, an urban community garden on east side of Toledo where up to 30 families grow food. Information: 419-578-6783 or richter.71@osu.edu.

NEW: Aug. 21: Western Ohio Forage Day, 8:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Western Agricultural Research Station, 7721 South Charleston Pike, South Charleston. Field demonstration, presentation on forage options and preservations, and tours of agronomic crops trials. Registration $20. Registration deadline Aug. 14; send payments to Amanda Douridas, 18000 State Route 4, Suite E, Marysville, OH 43040. Information: douridas.9@osu.edu or 937-484-1526.

NEW: Aug. 23: Registration deadline for MixedOak Silviculture Training Session, Sept. 9-12 in Vinton County. Registration $100. Register online at http://woodlandstewards.osu.edu. Information: ohiowoods@osu.edu or 614-688-3421.

NEW: Aug. 26: Registration deadline for Jackson Beef and Forage Day Aug. 29 in Jackson. Registration $5; includes dinner. Registration: http://www.oardc.osu.edu/centernet/2013BeefForage.pdf. Information: wells.296@osu.edu or 740-286-3803.

NEW: Aug. 29: Jackson Beef and Forage Day, 5-8:30 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Jackson Agricultural Research Station, 019 Standpipe Road, Jackson. Registration $5; includes dinner. Registration deadline Aug. 26. Registration: http://www.oardc.osu.edu/centernet/2013BeefForage.pdf. Information: wells.296@osu.edu or 740-286-3803.

NEW: Aug. 30: Registration deadline for Name That Tree Sept. 6 in Hamilton. Registration $35; includes lunch. Register online at http://woodlandstewards.osu.edu. Information: ohiowoods@osu.edu or 614-688-3421.

NEW: Aug. 30: Registation deadline for Ohio Watershed Leaders (OWLS) Conference 2013 Sept. 5 & 6 in McArthur. Registration: $65 per person, which covers instructional materials, shared cabin, meals, & T-shirt. Registration limited to first 60 participants.  Register online at http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1269442. Information: iles.9@osu.edu or 740-250-3929

NEW: Aug. 31: Registration Deadline for Plant Diagnostic Workshop Sept. 4 in Wooster. Registration $40. Send payment to Cheryl Fischnich, OSU Extension, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691. Registration: http://secrest.osu.edu/images/72nd_Annual_Plant_Diagnostic_Workshop_Sep_2012-1.pdf. Information: fischnich.1@osu.edu or 330-263-3831.

September

NEW: Sept. 4: Plant Diagnostic Workshop, 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Secrest Arboretum, Jack and Deb Miller Pavilion, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Registration $40; includes lunch. Registration deadline Aug. 31. Send payment to Cheryl Fischnich, OSU Extension, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691. Registration: http://secrest.osu.edu/images/72nd_Annual_Plant_Diagnostic_Workshop_Sep_2012-1.pdf. Information: fischnich.1@osu.edu or 330-263-3831.

NEW: Sept. 5: Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Field Day, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Ag Incubator Foundation, Hirzel Site, 13737 Middleton Pike (State Route 582), Bowling Green. Tour Organic Valley corn variety plot and share information on organic grain crop and Zeolite soil amendment research, pest scouting and organic controls, and other projects by Ohio State University’s Organic Food and Farming Education and Research program. Information: sundermeier.5@osu.edu or 419-354-9050.

NEW: Sept. 5-6: Ohio Watershed Leaders (OWLS) Conference 2013, Lake Hope State Park Lodge, 27331 State Rt. 278, McArthur. Registration: $65 per person, which covers instructional materials, shared cabin, meals, & T-shirt. Register deadline is August 30th; registration limited to first 60 participants.  Register online at http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1269442. Information: iles.9@osu.edu or 740-250-3929.

NEW: Sept. 6: Name That Tree, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ohio State University Extension’s Butler County office, 1802 Princeton Road, Hamilton. Workshop designed to give participants in-depth training and practice on identifying trees. Registration $35; includes lunch. Registration deadline Aug. 30. Register online at http://woodlandstewards.osu.edu. Information: ohiowoods@osu.edu or 614-688-3421.

NEW: Sept. 7: 16th annual Friends of Stone Lab Open House, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Stone Laboratory, 878 Bayview Drive, Put-in-Bay. Free. Free transportation to Gibraltar Island from Ohio State University Aquatic Visitors Center. Information: tripp.3@osu.edu or 614-292-8949.

NEW: Sept. 9-12: Ohio Oak SILVAH workshop, Vinton Furnace State Forest, Township Highway 6, Vinton County. Intensive four-day workshop providing comprehensive knowledge about mixed-oak forests. Designed to improve participants’ knowledge of oak ecology and management. Registration $100. Registration deadline Aug. 23. Register online at http://woodlandstewards.osu.edu. Information: ohiowoods@osu.edu or 614-688-3421.

NEW: Sept. 10: Ohio No-Till (Summer) Field Day, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Bret McGraf Farm, 7838 State Route 587, McCutchenville. Information: reeder.1@osu.edu or 614-292-6648.

NEW: SEPT. 12: Food for Billions: Feeding Nine Billion People by 2050, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Ohio Union, Columbus campus. Conversation between industry partners and academics on how to meet the projected 70 percent increase in global demand for food in next 40 years. Keynote speaker: Michael Specter, New Yorker staff writer covering science, technology and public health issues. Registration $100, students $20. Information or to register: http://go.osu.edu/foodforbillions.

NEW: Sept. 16: Secrest After Hours, 5-6:30 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Secrest Arboretum, John Street Garden Amphitheater, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Information: cochran.7@osu.edu or 330-464-2148.

NEW: Sept. 17-19: Farm Science Review, Molly Caren Agricultural Center, 135 State Route 38 NE, London. Educational programs, product line exhibits from 600 commercial exhibitors, and information about latest advances in agricultural production. Schedule, information and to purchase tickets: http://fsr.osu.edu/ or 614-247-0035.

NEW: Sept. 24: Beef School, 6:30-9 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Eastern Agricultural Research Station, 16870 Bond Ridge Road, Caldwell, and at Ohio State University Extension’s Regional Office, 16714 State Route 215, Caldwell. Information and registration details: little.16@osu.edu or 740-489-5300.

NEW: Sept. 24: Master Gardener Pollinator Training, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Arboretum, Jack and Deb Miller Pavilion, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Information: ellsworth.2@osu.edu or 330-263-3723.

NEW: Sept. 26: Guided Autumn Walk, 10-11:30 a.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Secrest Arboretum, Seaman Orientation Plaza, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Free. Pre-registration helpful but not required. Information: cochran.7@osu.edu or 330-464-2148.

Included in Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are the college’s academic programs, Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Stone Lab, Ohio Sea Grant Extension, and Ohio State University’s Agricultural Technical Institute.

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