1. Jul 24, 2018, 9:00am - 3:00pm

     Are you interested in starting to grow hops or want to learn more about better managing your hop yard? This field day, led by OSUE hops expert Brad Bergefurd, will cover a wide variety of material such as: start up costs, labor, economics, pest management, irrigation, as well as packaging and processing procedures. The morning session will be at Ayars Family Farm and the afternoon portion will take place at Zachrich Hop Yard down the road. A panel of hops farmers and OSU Hop Educators will talk about their farms and answer audience questions.

  2. Jul 25, 2018, 8:45am - 3:30pm

    Join us for the Manure Science Review, July 25, at Watkins Farms in Hardin County. The day's schedule will be: Check-in, coffee, donuts: 8:15-8:45 am. Program: 8:45 am - 3:30 pm Waterhemp and Other Weed Seeds in Manure. Weeds are a growing problem in the Eastern Cornbelt. Learn how to reduce risks of spreading weeds during manure application. Jeff Stachler, OSU Extension Auglaize County

  3. Jul 26, 2018, 9:00am - 11:30am

    Lady Landowners: Leaving a Legacy Series This interactive workshop series provides women landowners with the confidence, skills, and resources necessary to interact with tenants and ensure the integrity of their land is preserved for future generations. Registration includes all materials and refreshments. The sessions are: June 14- Building Soil Structure

  4. Jul 26, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    The field day will showcase research for vegetable producers and give attendees an opportunity to talk with the researchers and get a firsthand look at the ongoing research plots.

  5. Jul 26, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Freshtown Farm is a community supported farm, a partnership between farmers and customers. The farm is a sustainable, small-scale one acre farm based in the Southside of Columbus and in Pataskala, OH. The farm’s small Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program offers hyper-local, super fresh vegetables from the farm to CSA shareholders door. Produce from the farm is also sold at farmers markets in Columbus and at a donation based farm stand at the Southside farm.

  6. Jul 26, 2018, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Most woodland owners will sell trees out of their woods only once in their lifetime – maybe twice! Make sure that the choice you make is good for you and the woods, both today and into the future. We will cover marketing options and best management practices for the sale. Speaker: Kathy Smith, School of Environment and Natural Resources, OSU Extension

  7. Aug 4, 2018, 5:30pm - 9:00pm

    The Ohio State University will be hosting the Hops Field Night at the South Centers in Piketon on August 8, 2018. This field night is geared towards all growers, new and experienced.  The field night will be held partially indoors, with the majority of the workshop being out in our hops field.  Some of the topics to be discussed are:  

  8. Aug 7, 2018, 8:30am - 3:00pm

    Receive the latest information from the OSU Turf Team for managing healthy turfgrass and test out new tools and technology to make your program more efficient. Tuesday, August 7th 8:30 - Registration 10:00 - 12:00 - Research Plot Rotations 12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch & CORE Presentation 1:00 - 3:00 - Technology Field Day OTF Research & Education FacilityParking available from Kenny/Carmack 2490 Carmack Road Columbus, OH 43210 Presentations will include:

  9. Aug 9, 2018, 8:00am - 4:00pm

    Join us for the 24th Annual Summer Seminar! This event is open to all lawn care industry professionals. The group will be divided into sub-groups that will spend 30 minutes at each station. Register by August 3!  7:30 – 8:00 AM Registration  8:00 AM Welcome Value for Your OLCA Membership Grateful Embrace OLCA Executive Director, Mark Bennett  8:15 – 8:45 AM Soil Amendments and Establishment Pam Sherratt, OSU, Department of Horticulture & Crop Science 

  10. Aug 9, 2018, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Join us for an up close look at two unique facilities and learn from the experts. Stops will include first-hand look at technology such as aerated static pile system, de-packager for food waste, feedstock grinder, compost screener, and leachate distribution. The day's agenda includes: 9:00 Allen-Oakwood Correctional Compost Complex, Lima, Ohio