Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of July 1

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of July 1:

July

NEW: July 1: Registration deadline for Sheep Grazing and Forage Management Tour July 11 in Caldwell. Information for beginning sheep farmers. Cost: $30 for Ohio Forage and Grassland Council members, $40 for nonmembers. Registration information: 740-477-1114 or bobhendershot2011@gmail.com

NEW: July 3: Stone Lab Guest Lecture, 7-9 p.m., 878 Bayview Drive, Put-in-Bay. Talk is titled “Jay Cooke: Lincoln’s Civil War Financier and Gibraltar Resident.” Speaker is John Kleberg, retired associate vice president, business and finance, Ohio State University. Free. Information: 614-292-8949.

July 3: Aquaculture Tour, 10 a.m. to noon, Ohio State University South Centers, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon. Program features an up-close look at fish farming. Free. Information: 740-289-2071, ext. 121.

July 8: Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast Club, 7:15-9:15 a.m., Grange Insurance Audubon Center, 505 W. Whittier St., Columbus. Program is titled “Plants Make the World Go ’Round: Why We Must Protect Our Native Ecosystems.” Information: hanselmann.3@osu.edu or 614-247-1908.

July 8: Cover Crop Cocktail and Soil Health, 5-9 p.m., Ohio State University South Centers, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon. Information: islam.27@osu.edu or 740-289-2071.

NEW: July 10: Organic Livestock Seminar, 1 p.m., online webinar. Free. Register online at go.osu.edu/juX.

NEW: July 10: Stone Lab Guest Lecture, 7-9 p.m., 878 Bayview Drive, Put-in-Bay. Talk is titled “Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences: Three Ways of Describing a Singular Mission.” Speaker is Bruce McPheron, vice president for agricultural administration, Ohio State University, and dean of the university’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Free. Information: 614-292-8949.

July 10: Whiz Bang! Science Show, 7-8 p.m. John Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Fun science program for kids and their families. Free. Information: whizbangscience.com/cochran.7@osu.edu or 330-464-2148.

NEW: July 11: Sheep Grazing and Forage Management Tour, 8:30 a.m. Ohio State University Extension Southeast Regional Office, 16714 State Route 215, Caldwell. Information for beginning sheep farmers. Registration deadline is July 1. Cost: $30 for Ohio Forage and Grassland Council members, $40 for nonmembers. Registration information: 740-477-1114 or bobhendershot2011@gmail.com

NEW: July 12: American Sheep Industry Eastern Region Predator Control Workshop, all day. 50725 Ray Lane, Cumberland. Information about predator control. Information: 614-246-8299.

NEW: July 12: Annuals Trial Open House. 202 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Ohio State University, Columbus. Garden tours. Free. Information: 614-292-9941.

UPDATED: July 12: Ohio Sheep Day, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ray Family Farm, 50725 Ray Lane, Cumberland. Learn about sheep care and practices. Registration fee: $10 for Ohio Sheep Improvement Association members; $20 for non-members; pre-registration is required. Information: 614-246-8299 or www.ohiosheep.org.

July 15: Food Safety and GMPs, Cleveland. Food contamination prevention classes. Registration: $150 by July 1, $175 after July 1. Includes lunch, manual and certificate. Information: osufic@osu.edu or 614-292-7004.

July 15: Bramble, Blueberry and Winegrape Field Night, 6:30-9 p.m., Ohio State University South Centers, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon. Registration: $20, which includes a light meal. To register: mcglothin.4@osu.edu or 740-289-2071, ext. 132. Information: 740-289-2071.

July 16: Agronomy Field Day, 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Western Agricultural Research Station, 7721 South Charleston Pike, South Charleston. Registration: $20, payable at the door. Register: watters.35@osu.edudavlin.1@osu.edu, 937-599-4227 or 937-462-8016.

NEW: July 17: Stone Lab Guest Lecture, 7-9 p.m., 878 Bayview Drive, Put-in-Bay. Talk is titled “Status of Ohio's Lake Erie.” Speaker is Jeff Tyson, Lake Erie program administrator, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife. Free. Information: 614-292-8949.

July 17: Hops Production Field Day, 5-8:30 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Horticultural Research Unit 2, 5082 Oil City Road, Wooster. Harvesting and processing techniques for hops, which can be sold to Ohio’s growing number of breweries. Registration fee TBA. Information: smith.7231@osu.edu or 330-202-3555, ext. 2560.

July 18: Name That Tree, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Medina County Park District Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Sharon Center. Tree identification training. Registration: $35, which includes lunch. Registration deadline is July 11. Information and registration: go.osu.edu/hQGohiowoods@osu.edu or 614-688-3421.

July 19: Family Bug Night and Insect Walk, 8-10 p.m., Seaman Orientation Plaza, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster. Nighttime insect walk and related activities. Free. Information: cochran.7@osu.edu or 330-464-2148.

July 23: Guided Summer Walk, 10-11:30 a.m., Seaman Orientation Plaza, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Program features seasonal highlights and best practices for one’s landscape. Free. Information: cochran.7@osu.edu or 330-464-2148.

NEW: July 25: Ohio’s Non-native Invasive Species, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Auglaize County Administration Building, 209 S. Blackhoof St., Wapakoneta. Learn how to identify and deal with Ohio’s non-native invasive species. Registration is $35, which includes lunch. Registration deadline is July 18. Register at regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1572102.

NEW: July 29: Annuals Trial Open House. 202 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Ohio State University, Columbus. Garden tours. Free. Information: 614-292-9941.

NEW: July 31: Stone Lab Guest Lecture, 7-9 p.m., 878 Bayview Drive, Put-in-Bay. Talk is titled “Ohio State University: A Leader in Sustainability.” Speaker is Kate Bartter, interim director, Office of Energy and Environment, Ohio State University. Free. Information: 614-292-8949.

July 31: Western Ohio Manure Application Technology Field Day, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6915 Olding Road, Maria Stein. Cutting-edge manure application equipment demonstrations. Free. Information: 419-422-3851.

July 31: Muck Crops Field Day, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Muck Crops Agricultural Research Station, 4875 State Route 103 S, Willard. Pest management, production techniques and new technology. Free. Information: 419-709-7485.

July 31: North Central Vegetable Crops Field Night, 6-8 p.m. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s North Central Agricultural Research Station, 1165 County Road 43, Fremont. Features updates and new research on vegetable crop production and environmental protection. Free. Information: hofelich.4@osu.edu, 419-332-5142 or 419-334-6340.

August

NEW: Aug. 4-7: Curso de Mejor Control de Proceso y Empacado de Alimentos, todos los días. The Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center, 110 Parker Food Science and Technology Building, 2015 Fyffe Court, Columbus. Una capacitación para supervisores de proceso, aseguramiento de calidad, para personal que trabajan con alimentos en empaques flexibles herméticamente sellados. Fecha límite de inscripción: 8 de Julio; antes: $750, después: $825. Registrarse en línea: regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1481482.

NEW: Aug. 5: Northwest Ohio Precision Ag Tech Day, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Fulton County Fair Junior Fair Building, 8514 State Route 108, Wauseon. Program will focus on combines, yield monitors and harvest equipment. Free. Information: 419-337-9210.

NEW: Aug. 6: Discount registration deadline for Manure Science Review Aug. 14 in Sterling. Program features manure management practices and technology. Registration fee is $25 before Aug. 6, $30 after Aug. 6. Registration form is available at go.osu.edu/jug.

NEW: Aug. 7: Turfgrass Research Field Day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory, OTF Turfgrass Research and Outreach Facility, Ohio State University, Columbus. Registration Fee: $40 for OTF members, $60 for non-members. Information: 614-285-4683.

NEW: Aug. 7: Field Crops Day, 9-11:30 a.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Northwest Agricultural Research Station, 4240 Range Line Road, Custar. Free. Information: 419-257-2060.

NEW: Aug. 7: Whiz Bang! Science Show, 7-8 p.m., John Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Fun science program for kids and their families. Free. Information:  whizbangscience.com/cochran.7@osu.edu or 330-464-2148.

NEW: Aug. 7: Stone Lab Guest Lecture, 7-9 p.m., 878 Bayview Drive, Put-in-Bay. Topic is “The Potential of Water Quality Trading for Lake Erie and the Great Lakes.” Speaker is Richard Moore, executive director, Environmental Sciences Network, Ohio State University. Free. Information: 614-292-8949.

NEW: Aug. 8: Central Ohio Lawn Care Seminar, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory, OTF Turfgrass Research and Outreach Facility, Ohio State University, Columbus. Information: 614-285-4683.

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

NEW: Aug. 12: Southwest Ohio Corn Growers Field Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fayette County Airport, 2770 State Route 38 NE, Washington Court House. Free. Information: 740-335-1150.

NEW: Aug. 13: Ohio Grape and Wine Day, 1-4:40 p.m., 2625 South Ridge Road, Kingsville. Free. Information: 440-224-0273.

NEW: Aug. 14: Manure Science Review, 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Rupp Vue Farm, 14636 Seville Road, Sterling. Manure practices and technology. Registration fee: $25 before Aug. 6, $30 after Aug. 6. Registration form is available at go.osu.edu/jug.

NEW: Aug. 16: Wildlife in Your Woods, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Holden Arboretum, 9500 Sperry Road, Kirtland. Learn how to attract, manage and monitor non-game wildlife. Registration is $30, which includes course materials. Register at go.osu.edu/juj. Information: 614-688-3421 or woodlandstewards.osu.edu.  

NEW: Aug. 21: Hops Production Twilight Tour, 6-9 p.m., Ohio State University South Centers, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon. Details on the centers’ new hops research effort. Program will feature cultivars and production methods that Ohio farmers can adopt to provide hops for the state’s growing brewing industry. Registration is $15, which includes dinner. To register, contact 740-289-2071, ext. 132, or mcglothin.4@osu.edu.

NEW: Aug. 28: Jackson Beef and Forage Field Day, 5-9 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Jackson Agricultural Research Station, 019 Standpipe Road, Jackson. Registration fee TBA. Pre-registration required. Information: 740-286-3803.

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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