Past Events

  1. Mar 18, 2019 (All day)

    Join industry experts and researchers for a day full of the latest information on organic vegetable production for your small farm.   Topics Include: • Weed Management Options • Insect & Disease Management- with discussions of the most effective OMRI approved chemicals 9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. | Welcome 9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. | Weed Management 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Managing Insects 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. | LUNCH (Provided) 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. | Disease Management 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Wrap-up and closing

  2. Mar 16, 2019 (All day)

    Northern Ohio - March 16, 2019 Northwest State Community College, 22600 State Route 34, Archbold, OH 43502 Details: The conference is designed for small farm owners wanting to learn more about how to make their farms work better for them. 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. A trade show will feature vendors unique to small farms.

  3. Mar 13, 2019 (All day)

    An educational course that covers good agricultural practices or GAPs, which helps reduce the risk of on-farm produce contamination. Attending the OSU GAPs class does not equate to being GAPs certified.This is a training for the Plain community and a no-technology training. The instructors for this class are Ashley Kulhanek and Beth Scheckelhoff,  OSU Extension Educators and OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team members.

  4. Mar 12, 2019 (All day)

    It’s not the most talked about topic on the farm, but yet it is one of the more important things to think about if you own livestock. Livestock mortality is part of raising livestock, so you need to have a plan in place when the need arises. Composting is a common practice, but there’s some things you should know before you try it. Join us to learn more and become certified in Livestock Mortality Composting.

  5. Mar 9, 2019 (All day)

    The Wool Judge Workshop II will be held Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Animal Science Building at 2029 Fyffe Rd. located at the Ohio State University Columbus campus. This training workshop has been developed to assist sheep judges in their evaluation of fleece quality within the wool breeds of sheep. The following topics will be presented at the workshop:

  6. Mar 6, 2019 (All day)

    This annual conference designed for natural resource professionals and land managers. This annual conference is designed for natural resource professionals and land managers Registration begins at 8:45 am and the first presentation will start at 9:30 am Presentations for the day will cover a wide range of topics and include:

  7. Mar 5, 2019 through Mar 6, 2019 (All day)

    The Conservation Tillage Conference (CTC) is an annual 2-day educational program with ~60 speakers in concurrent sessions. Last year, over 900 people attended, including about 400 crop consultants. This year's sessions include:  -Corn University -Soybean School -Cover Crops -Nutrient Management -Soil & Water Quality -Precision Agriculture -Soil Health -On-Farm Research and Decisions -Conservation Planning -No-till Systems

  8. Feb 28, 2019, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

    You own a woodland but aren't sure how to deal with it.  We will talk about planning and implementing woodland management tools to ensure you meet your goals and objectives for the property. Once you own the property what are your legal responsibilities? We will cover some common legal issues that concern woodland owners. Join OSU's Kathy Smith and Evin Bachelor for this evening session designed to help woodland owners become better managers of this important asset. We will be meeting in the Lower Level Conference Room of the building.

  9. Feb 26, 2019 (All day)

    This one-day workshop will focus on agriculture and horticulture as viable work options for individuals with developmental disabilities. Speakers and panelists will provide insight on adaptive employment models, as well as identify resources and assistive technology to support workers in these settings. Workshop participants will gain an understanding of the workplace opportunities and ways to overcome barriers for both the agricultural employer and their workers.   This workshop will benefit disability services professionals and advocates by:

  10. Feb 26, 2019 (All day)

    This conference is intended for individuals who hold a current commercial pesticide license. If you do not have a current pesticide license, please visit our New Applicator page. Check In: Check-in will begin at 7:45 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Feburary 26, 2019.