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April 2015

April 2015 Events

Ohio Spring Dairy Expo April 2 - 4

Apr. 2, 2015 - Apr. 4, 2015
Ohio Expo Center
717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH

Hosted by the Ohio Purebred Dairy Cattle Association, this event attracts all seven breeds of dairy cattle and continues to grow in both cattle numbers and number of exhibitors. More than 800 head of ...

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Ohio Food Industry Summit April 2

Apr. 2, 2015 | 09:00 am - 02:30 pm
Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, OH 43035

The Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT), in conjunction with JobsOhio, Ohio Agribusiness Association, Ohio Development Services Agency, and Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership, will host...

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First Friday Tours: Hops Production

Apr. 3, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wooster and Piketon

The new, innovative Ohio hops research program offered by Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is offering free monthly tours of its hops fields in Wooster...

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Hunter Education Course April 4 and 11

Apr. 4, 2015 | 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Donald W. Meyer Center
9160 Robinson Road
Chardon Twp., OH

As it has for the past nine years, Geauga Park District is again offering a course on hunter education. This is a hands-on, educational, two-day course covering firearm safety, ammunition, archery, hu...

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Wilmington College’s 6th annual Food Symposium, April 8

Apr. 8, 2015 | 10:30 am - 03:00 pm
Wilmington College Campus
1870 Quaker Way
Wilmington, OH 45177

Wilmington College’s sixth annual Food Symposium on April 8 will center around the theme “Waste Is a Terrible Thing to Waste.” The symposium is free. In contrast to previous years’ symposiums when a n...

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Belmont County CAUV Session April 8

Apr. 8, 2015 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Belmont County Farm Bureau Office
100 Colonel Dr.
Barnesville, OH

Belmont County Farm Bureau will host Larry Craig from Belomnt County Auditor's office for a CAUV Session. He will discuss and answer questions about CAUV property taxes. The meeting is only open to cu...

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Equine Affaire April 9 to 12

Apr. 9, 2015 - Apr. 12, 2015
Ohio Expo Center
717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH

Equine Affaire’s legendary educational program forms the cornerstone of the event. Soak up information and advice in a virtual “smorgasbord” of more than 200 clinics, seminars, and demonstrations on a...

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What Can You Do with Your Woods? April 9

Apr. 9, 2015 | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Williams Soil and Water Conservation District
1120 W. High St.
Bryan, OH

New to owning a woods? See what your options are in an upcoming workshop by the Ohio Woodland Stewards Program. The workshop offers an introduction to managing woods and wildlife, said Kathy Smith, on...

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Nursing Home Costs and Medicaid: The One-Two Punch to the Family Farm April 10

Apr. 10, 2015 | 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

The rising costs of nursing home care may impact farm families harder than others due to farm assets that may limit or prevent a family member from qualifying for Medicaid. Medicaid often isn’t a good...

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Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Program Training - April 13

Apr. 13, 2015 | 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: The Light House Banquet Facility
10055 W. US Rt. 224
Findlay, OH 45840

Program meets requirements established in legislation Senate Bill 150 that is administered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. ...

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Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum April 16

Apr. 16, 2015 | 08:00 am - 09:30 am
Agricultural Incubator Foundation
13737 Middleton Pike (St. Rt. 582
Bowling Green, OH

California has always dominated the wine industry in the U.S., yet only a few other states can also boast of their production. Ohio is one of them.  Christy Eckstein, executive director, Ohio Grape In...

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Woodland Management Clinic April 16

Apr. 16, 2015 | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Oxford Township Hall
5125 Shoemaker Road
Ashley, OH

Do you have woods on your property? It may seem as if Delaware County is mostly corn and soybeans but according to the USDA Forest Service, about 20 percent of the county is woodland. Do you want to l...

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Eastern Ohio Quarter Horse Show April 18-19

Apr. 18, 2015 - Apr. 19, 2015
Ohio Expo Center
717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH

The Eastern Ohio Quarter Horse Association is dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of owning and exhibiting the American Quarter Horse. Time: Events begin at 8 am each day and run through the even...

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2015 Tree School April 18

Apr. 18, 2015 | 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Ohio State - Mansfield Campus, Ovalwood Hall
1760 University Drive
Mansfield, OH

Topics: Planting for Pollinators Tree Pruning Attracting Wildlife Tree ID Tree Selection Woodland Management Vernal Pool Creatio  Cost: $40 until April 4; $50 until deadline April 11 Workshop Register...

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National Wine Marketing Conference April 20-22

Apr. 20, 2015 - Apr. 22, 2015
The Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva State Park
4888 North Broadway (SR 534)
Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041

License to Steal:  What: A gathering of winery owners and marketing directors, tourism specialists, ancillary businesses that benefit from wineries in their region, economic development people and all...

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Oil and Gas Briefing April 20

Apr. 20, 2015 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Mid East Carer Center
57090 Vocational Road
Senecaville, OH

Belmont, Guernsey, Monroe, Noble and Washington County landowner and intersted residents are invited to attend a special oil and gas brifting on saftey procedures and practices, sponsored by the area ...

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Conservation protection options informational meeting April 22

Apr. 22, 2015 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Mid-East Career Center, Buffalo Campus
57090 Vocational Rd.
Senecaville, OH

Landowners in Belmont, Guernsey and Noble counties can learn about the conservation protection options available to them at an April 22 meeting in Senecaville. The meeting, which is sponsored by the a...

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Food Safety Seminar April 23

Apr. 23, 2015 | 03:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen (NOCK)
13737 Middleton Pike (St. Rt. 582)
Bowling Green, OH

Educating food businesses on the countless number of food-borne illnesses or product recalls that could be avoided through proper handling, processing, and storage of food is paramount.  Food-related ...

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Ohio Barns Conference April 24 and 25

Apr. 24, 2015 - Apr. 25, 2015
The Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Park
Findlay, OH

Friends of Ohio Barns’ 2015 conference will feature demonstrations, speakers, displays, the Barn Detectives and more. Friday’s barn tour by motor coach offers participants a wide variety of barns, con...

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Four Season Growing April 30

Apr. 30, 2015 | 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toledo Botanical Garden
5403 Elmer Drive
Toledo, OH 43615

Growing fruits and vegetables in Ohio is common across the state, but what about during the harsh winter months? Yes, it is possible, and potentially very profitable through some unique techniques mas...

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