The Ohio Swine Health Symposium is scheduled for March 20, 2019 at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, Ohio. This is the twelfth year of the Swine Health Symposium and it has always been well attended.
8:30 - 9:25 - Registration and Sponsor Exhibits Open
9:30 - Update From the State Veterinarian
9:45 - "Flu U: Control 101"
10:15 - African Swine Fever: What You Need to Know
10:45 - Biosecurity: Top Things to Remember
11:15 - Turning a Penny Into a Dollar With Your Water
Discussion of issues and trends affecting Ohio agriculture. Speakers will be Barry Ward, Ben Brown, David Marrison, and Ian Sheldon from OSU Extension and CFAES’ Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics.
Registration is now open for the 2019 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference. This year’s conference will be Friday, March 22 from 9:00 am – 3:45 pm. This year the event will be held at R. G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE, Massillon, OH 44646.
Interested in community, business, and economic development in Central Appalachia?
Join the inaugural session of the Appalachia Cooperates Initiative! This peer-exchange network will be a place to learn about the co-op model as a development strategy and to foster relationships to help recognize and catalyze cooperative opportunities in Central Appalachian communities.
Learn from practitioners growing co-op culture in central Appalachia!
The school will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland. The cost is $35 and includes a continental breakfast and buffet lunch. We offer classes for beginners to moderately experienced beekeepers. Vendors will be onsite to sell equipment. Registration is limited to 350 people and we usually are full within a week. Registration is available online.
Agritourism is proving to be an successful enterprise for many farms looking to diversify their farm revenue streams.
Join us to learn about the latest trends and topics impacting the industry and explore options for your farm, all while visiting a premier Ohio agritourism operation; Maize Valley = Winery, Craft Brewery, Farmers Market, and Family Fun Zone.
Commercial and backyard growers are invited to join members from the Departments of Entomology and Extension for a workshop that highlights recent reserach results and reviews the latest recommendations for key practices in monitoring, identifying, and managing the spotted-wing Drosophilia and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug on fruit and vegetable crops.
Join members of the OSU Department of Entomology and the OSU IPM Program for a workshop that highlights recent research results and reviews the latest recommendations for key practices in monitoring, identifying, and managing the spotted-wing Drosophila and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug on fruit and vegetable crops. Although the spotted lanternfly has not yet been found in Ohio, this invasive pest has been detected in nearby states, so we’ll provide some tips to remain vigilant for this potentially new pest.
Join bee biologists, conservation experts, educators and citizen scientists for this daylong workshop on bee biology and conservation. Sponsored by the OSU Department of Entomology and Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens. Registration fee includes lunch and handouts.
The two day conference is designed for small farm owners wanting to learn more about how to make their farms work better for them. Friday includes all-day required training for the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FMSA) and an evening hops workshop. Saturday includes a full-day of concurrent sessions and trade show. Many topics will be offered to help landowners expand their operations. Land owners can attend workshops and seminars taught by Extension professionals and industry leaders on a wide variety of agricultural enterprises.