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March 2015

March 2015 Events

Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Workshops March 3

Mar. 3, 2015 | 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Heritage Cooperative
11589 St. Rt. 29 E.
Mechanicsburg, OH 43044

The OABA’s Anhydrous Ammonia Task Force has planned an educational training program for 2015, which features an interactive, hands-on format designed to help participants “learn by doing.” Participant...

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Conservation Tillage Conference March 3-4

Mar. 3, 2015 - Mar. 4, 2015
Ohio Northern University, McIntosch Center
Ada,

As more farmers gain access to and use big data to increase yield production, questions remain about how to keep that data from potentially hurting their farm profits later. Finding ways to make sure ...

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Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Workshops March 4

Mar. 4, 2015 | 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Sunrise Cooperative
3000 W. Bucyrus St.
Crestline, OH 44827

The OABA’s Anhydrous Ammonia Task Force has planned an educational training program for 2015, which features an interactive, hands-on format designed to help participants “learn by doing.” Participant...

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Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Workshop March 5

Mar. 5, 2015 | 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Legacy Farmers Cooperative - Agronomy Center
9266 Custar Rd.
Custar, OH 43511

The OABA’s Anhydrous Ammonia Task Force has planned an educational training program for 2015, which features an interactive, hands-on format designed to help participants “learn by doing.” Participant...

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Statewide Farm to School Conference March 5

Mar. 5, 2015 | 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
2201 Fred Taylor Drive
Columbus, OH 43210

All farmers, parents and food service professionals are invited to a day of connecting and learning from state and national speakers how to source healthy, local foods to improve school food environme...

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First Friday Tours: Hops Production

Mar. 6, 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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Ohio Wildlife Council Open Houses on 15-16 Deer Hunting Proposals Mar. 7

Mar. 7, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Various locations throughout Ohio

A reduction in bag limits and antlerless permit use, as well as a shift in the youth season during the 2015-2016 hunting seasons, were among regulations proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council at its re...

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Opening Doors to Success Small Farm Conference March 13, 14

Mar. 13, 2015 - Mar. 14, 2015
Wilmington College
1870 Quaker Way
Wilmington, OH

The conference will feature multiple workshops and a trade show for landowners and small farmers, is designed to help landowners and producers learn techniques to make their small farm operations more...

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Field and Stream Outdoor Life Deer and Turkey Expo March 13-15

Mar. 13, 2015 - Mar. 15, 2015
Ohio Expo Center
717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH

This well-known event, now in its 22nd year, brings activities, free seminars, gear, more than 450 booths, demonstrations, contests, displays and more to the Ohio Expo Center. Time: Friday (2pm - 9 pm...

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Overholt Drainage School March 16-20

Mar. 16, 2015 - Mar. 20, 2015
Defiance County EMA Building
State Route 15
Defiance, OH

Covers basic concepts, principles and skills related to the purpose, design, layout, construction and management of soil and water conservation systems, with emphasis on water management and water qua...

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Farmland Preservation meeting March 18

Mar. 18, 2015 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Wakeman Community Library
33 Pleasant Street
Wakeman, OH

  Property owners throughout the region are invited to learn about conservation easements and farmland protection programs at a March 18 meeting hosted by Western Reserve Land Conservancy. The event w...

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Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum March 19

Mar. 19, 2015 | 08:00 am - 09:30 am
Agricultural Incubator Foundation
13737 Middleton Pike (St. Rt. 582)
Bowling Green, OH

Discussing how agriculture plays a role in Toledo’s ranking in the top 50 U.S. ports will be Joe Cappel, vice president of business development, Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, at the monthly Nort...

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Super Berry School March 19

Mar. 19, 2015 | 09:30 am - 03:00 pm
OSU South Centers’ Endeavor Center
1862 Shyville Road
Piketon, OH

Goji berries are high in antioxidants and vitamin C. Aronia (also called a black chokeberry) is said to have more antioxidants than blueberries. Elderberry contains more phosphorus and potassium than ...

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Selling Timber? Consider This March 19

Mar. 19, 2015 | 06:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Miami Township Civic Center
6007 Meijer Drive
Milford, OH 45150

Most woodland owners will sell trees only once in their lifetime.  Make sure the choice you make is good for you and the woods, both today and into the future. This workshop will cover topics on how t...

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Best of The U.S. Alpaca Show March 21-22

Mar. 20, 2015 - Mar. 22, 2015

Come and see this exciting show as hundreds of vendors and exhibitors will be displaying tons of Alpaca products, as well as merchandise and equipment for breeders. It is expected that there will be m...

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Ohio Beef Expo March 20-22

Mar. 20, 2015 - Mar. 22, 2015
Ohio Expo Center
717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH

The Ohio Beef Expo is Ohio's premier beef industry event. The Expo includes a trade show, breeding cattle sales and a junior show. It is held annually in March over the weekend that includes the third...

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Western Ohio Young Ag Professional Conference March 21

Mar. 21, 2015 | 03:30 pm - 09:00 pm
Champion Center, Clark County Fairgrounds
4122 Laybourne Rd.
Springfield, OH

Champaign, Clark, Franklin, Greene and Madison County Farm Bureaus will host a regional Young Ag Professionals Conference for young people interested in farming and food topics.   Conference Schedule ...

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Ohio Compost Operator Education Course March 24 and 25

Mar. 24, 2015 - Mar. 25, 2015
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
1680 Madison Avenue
Wooster, OH 44691

The education course content focuses on running centralized, large-scale composting facilities. Examples include those for farms, businesses and municipalities. The aim is to further the knowledge of ...

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Big Solar Business & Community Solar Workshop March 27

Mar. 27, 2015 | 08:30 am - 04:30 pm
Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion
2445 Monroe Street
Toledo, OH 43620

The first-ever, in-depth workshop discussing Ohio’s largest-solar arrays and the emerging issue of “community solar” will be featured Friday, March 27. Ohio's Big Solar Business: Commercial & Communit...

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East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference March 27

Mar. 27, 2015 | 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Kent State University at Tuscarawas Founders Hall
330 University Drive NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Who should attend: Women and young women (high school age) who are interested, involved, or want to become involved in food, agriculture, natural resources, or small business. AGENDA 9:00 Registration...

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Tuscarawas County Young Ag Professional Kickoff March 27

Mar. 27, 2015 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
First United Methodist Church
201 West High Ave.
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau invites anyone interested in food and farming, 18-35 years old, to join them for a meal and idea sharing session to kickoff Young Ag Professional activities. Meeting star...

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2015 Northeast Ohio Small Farm Conference and Trade Show March 28

Mar. 28, 2015 | 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
OARDC Shisler Center
1680 Madison Ave.
Wooster, OH 44691

This intensive conference will give you the opportunity to choose from different seminars taught by Extension professionals and industry leaders on a wide variety of agricultural enterprises. A trades...

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2015 Ohio River Valley Woodland & Wildlife Workshop March 28

Mar. 28, 2015 | 08:30 am - 03:00 pm
Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Road
Cincinnati, OH 45246

This annual tri-state landowner workshop brings together experts from Ohio State University, Purdue University and University of Kentucky.  The goal is to provide landowners across the region access t...

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Emerging Ag Professionals Conference March 28

Mar. 28, 2015 | 08:30 am - 03:30 pm
Wright State University - Lake Campus Dicke Hall

Auglize, Darke and Mercer County Farm Bureau are hosting the Emerging Ag Professionals conference.      Session Tracks Small farming - Intro to microbrewing - Backyard poultry - Protecting you farm le...

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