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Soil and Water Conservation Society Winter Meeting Feb. 6

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DATE
Feb. 6, 2013 | 08:30 am - 03:30 pm

LOCATION
Ohio Department of Agriculture
8995 E. Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH

The meeting theme is adapting agriculture to extreme weather. Session topics:

Jeff Rodgers, State Climatologist, Ohio Weather & Climate Trends;

Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension, Farmer Attitudes & Survey Data on Weather and Climate;

Alan Sundermeier, OSU Extension, Carbon, Climate, & Terms;

James Hoorman, OSU Extension, Adapting Agricultural to Extreme Weather;

Dr. Lonnie Thompson, Distinguished University Professor, School of Earth Sciences and Research Scientist at Byrd Polar Research Center, Global Climate Change: Glaciers, Agriculture and People;

Dr. Rafiq Islam, Soil & Water Specialists, OSU/OARDC Piketon Climate Change & 21st Century Agriculture;

and Dr. Brent Sohngen, Professor of Environmental Economics, OSU The Economics of Adapting to Climate Change.

There also will be a panel discussion on Extreme Weather Effects.

Early registration cost is $25 for chapter members and closes Jan. 25. Nonmember and late registration is $35, and student cost is $10.

Breakfast snack and box lunch will be catered by Holly Hills Meat Shop. For questions, call call 937-483-8581.

The registration form is attached.

 



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