Derek Schmitt is a Fairfield County farmer raising show hogs and heirloom vegetables marketed at the Pickerington Farmers Market. He also serves as Fairfield County Farm Bureau president. This blog is part of Derek and his wife Emily's turn as featured editors of the Growing Our Generation eletter.
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- Jumping through the hoops
- Starting our farmers market venture
- Instagram #TakeOverTuesday with Fairfield County's Derek Schmitt
- 'Town Hall Ohio' featuring Ohio Chamber of Commerce's CEO Andy Doehrel
- Cultivating a Cure raises more than $90,000
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The Ohio Chamber of Commerce traces its roots back to 1893. Today the chamber represents the interests of 8,000 businesses of all shapes and sizes. Guest: Andy Doehrel, President & CEO, Ohio Chamber of Commerce, and Jack Fisher, Executive VP, OFBF. Length 39:20
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII met for its second session which focused on social media, blogging, media relations and connecting with consumers. They also toured Consolidated Grain and Barge, Motz Turf Farm and Turner Farms. Two class members, Sara Campbell and Chris Kick, blogged about the experience.
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is seeking employers who developed or implemented an innovative solution to an occupational safety or health issue for the next Safety Innovations Competition. Cash prizes range from $1,000 to $6,000.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Chris Kick blogs what he learned about interacting with media and being an effective spokesperson during the second session of AgriPOWER.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Sara Campbell discusses her experience in the program's first second session, visiting Turner Farms and working on communication skills.
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