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March 2013

March 2013 Events

35th annual Spring Beekeeping Workshop

Mar. 1, 2013 - Mar. 2, 2013
OARDC Fisher Auditorium and Shisler Conf. Center
1680 Madison Ave.
Wooster, OH

The largest educational beekeeping event of its kind in the U.S. will be held again in Wooster this year, March 1-2, featuring Ohio and national experts on queen bee rearing, pests and diseases of hiv...

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Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

Mar. 5, 2013 - Mar. 6, 2013
McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University
402 West College Ave.
Ada, OH

The CTC is an annual 2-day educational program with ~60 speakers in concurrent sessions. Session titles typically are: Corn University, Soybean School, Cover Crops, Nutrient Management, Soil & Water Q...

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Ohio Woodland Water & Wildlife Conference March 6

Mar. 6, 2013 | 08:30 am - 04:00 pm
Mid-Ohio Conference Center
890 West 4th Street
Mansfield, OH 44904

This annual conference is an opportunity for Ohio's natural resource professionals and land managers to get up to date information on timely natural resource issues. Continuing education credits will ...

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2013 Spokesperson Refresher Course

Mar. 7, 2013 | 09:00 am - 03:30 pm
NorthPointe Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, OH

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Spokesperson Refresher Course continues to focus on how to have productive conversations thatbuild trust and confidence in food, farming and agriculture, we’re confident ...

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Opening Doors to Success conference and trade show for small farmers March 8-9

Mar. 8, 2013 - Mar. 9, 2013
Wilmington College, Boyd Cultural Arts Center
1870 Quaker Way
Wilmington, OH

Small farm owners who want to learn more about how to make their farms work better for them by increasing profits, increasing marketing efforts, expanding operations, or adding new educational or agri...

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Farmers Market Conference March 11-12

Mar. 11, 2013 - Mar. 12, 2013
Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
2201 Fred Taylor Drive
Columbus, OH

Farmers, growers, farmers market managers, vendors and anyone else interested in farmers markets can learn tips for increasing a customer base, determine how to prepare for a disaster and get updates ...

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Produce Safety Training for Fruit, Vegetable Growers March 11 (Zanesville)

Mar. 11, 2013 | 01:00 pm
Ohio State Extension Muskingum County office
225 Underwood St.
Zanesville, OH

Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team will hold grower workshops in Zanesville and Newark on March 11. The topic of both programs is preventing microbial contamination on fruit and v...

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GAPS Training- Muskingum County March 11

Mar. 11, 2013 | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
OSU Extension Office
225 Underwood St.
Zanesville, OH 43701

GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES (GAPS) Program Learn about food safety on the produce farm, how to reduce risks of contamination and grow a quality product.  We will be here to answer questions about the ...

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Produce Safety Training for Fruit, Vegetable Growers March 11 (Newark)

Mar. 11, 2013 | 06:00 pm
Hopewell Hall Ohio State's Newark campus
1189 University Drive
Newark, OH

Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team will hold grower workshops in Zanesville and Newark on March 11. The topic of both programs is preventing microbial contamination on fruit and v...

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GAPS Training- Licking County March 11

Mar. 11, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
OSU Newark Campus
1179 University Drive
Newark, OH 43055

GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES (GAPS) Program Learn about food safety on the produce farm, how to reduce risks of contamination and grow a quality product.  We will be here to answer questions about the ...

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Ohio State to Host Statewide Farm to School Conference March 2013

Mar. 13, 2013 | 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
Columbus, OH 43202

More than 250 farmers, producers, educators, school food service professionals, business leaders and Ohio State University Extension experts are expected to attend a statewide conference on the Farm t...

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Auglaize, Shelby, Logan counties' Conversation with EASE training March 13

Mar. 13, 2013 | 05:30 pm
Jackson Center Legion Hall
Jackson Center, OH

Conversations about how food is produced are happening. But the voices of farmers have been less than representative in the conversation about food production. “Engaging in an interactive conversation...

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Ohio Commercial Berry Production School

Mar. 14, 2013 | 09:30 am - 03:30 pm
OSU South Centers' Endeavor Center
1862 Shyville Road
Piketon, OH

Looking for ways to diversify your farming operations? Join Ohio State University Extension, OSU South Centers, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center and Ohio State University for a daylon...

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Pork Quality Assurance Plus Certification Teleconference

Mar. 14, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Teleconference

Ohio State University Swine Extension will be conducting Adult PQA Plus certification training via Teleconference Jan.10, Feb. 14 and March 14. All sessions begin at 7 p.m. Participants will need a ph...

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Hardin, Seneca, Wyandot, Hancock counties' Conversation with EASE training

Mar. 18, 2013 | 06:30 pm
Special Occasions
Upper Sandusky, OH

Conversations about how food is produced are happening. But the voices of farmers have been less than representative in the conversation about food production. “Engaging in an interactive conversation...

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MarketReady Training Program

Mar. 19, 2013 | 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
2201 Fred Taylor Dr.
Columbus, OH 43210

Food producers looking to sell through different marketing channels are invited to attend a MarketReady training program. The day-long workshop teaches what is required to sell to grocers, restaurants...

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Tuscarawas, Harrison, Carroll, Jefferson Conversation with EASE training

Mar. 19, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Trax Diner
400 Center St.
Dennison, OH

Conversations about how food is produced are happening. But the voices of farmers have been less than representative in the conversation about food production. “Engaging in an interactive conversation...

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Pipeline Easement Issues Briefing March 19

Mar. 19, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Eastern Gateway Community College
4000 Sunset Boulevard
Steubenville, OH 43952

A variety of interstate, intrastate and local oil and gas collection networks are being installed throughout Ohio. Learn the basics of creating an effective easement agreement across private property....

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Animals for Life Summit March 20

Mar. 20, 2013 | 06:00 am - 06:00 am
NorthPointe Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, OH

World renowned animal handling pioneer and subject of an HBO movie about her life, Dr. Temple Grandin, will headline the first ever Animals for Life Summit. Grandin, a professor of animal sciences at ...

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Ohio Swine Health Symposium

Mar. 20, 2013 | 09:00 am - 03:30 pm
Der Dutchman Restaurant
Plain City, OH

The Ohio Swine Health Symposium is scheduled for March 20, 2013 at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, Ohio. For the complete program and registration information go to http://porkinfo.osu.edu/...

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Dale Arnold

Pipeline Issues Online Meeting - March 20

Mar. 20, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Online (Ohio Farm Bureau members only)

From the oil patch to city streets, over 10,000 miles of pipeline construction are expected in the next decade. These include interstate, intrastate, oil and gas collection, and public utility service...

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Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Trumbull, Mahoning Conversation with EASE training

Mar. 21, 2013 | 06:30 pm
St. Mary's Church
103 N Maple St.
Orwell, OH

Conversations about how food is produced are happening. But the voices of farmers have been less than representative in the conversation about food production. “Engaging in an interactive conversation...

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2013 Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Experience

Mar. 22, 2013 - Mar. 23, 2013
Marriott NW
Dublin, OH

A great opportunity in 2013 is the Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) Leadership Experience, March 22-23 at the Marriott NW in Dublin, Ohio. The event is open to Farm Bureau members only, who are ...

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Allen, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert counties' Conversation with EASE training

Mar. 25, 2013 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Red Pig Inn
Ottawa, OH

Conversations about how food is produced are happening. But the voices of farmers have been less than representative in the conversation about food production. “Engaging in an interactive conversation...

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Farm Bureau Advisory Teams Meeting March 26

Mar. 26, 2013 | 08:30 am - 03:30 pm
Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH

Advisory Teams are teams of Farm Bureau members who discuss current issues within their team, develop and recommend policies related to their teams' issues and recommend any new programming needed rel...

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MarketReady Training Program

Mar. 26, 2013 | 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
Hines Hill Conference Center
1403 W. Hines Hill Rd.
Peninsula, OH 44264

Food producers looking to sell through different marketing channels are invited to attend a MarketReady training program. The day-long workshop teaches what is required to sell to grocers, restaurants...

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Champaign, Clark, Darke, Miami counties' Conversation with EASE training

Mar. 26, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Elizabeth Community Center
5760 E Walnut Grove Rd.
Troy, OH

Conversations about how food is produced are happening. But the voices of farmers have been less than representative in the conversation about food production. “Engaging in an interactive conversation...

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Fairfield, Hocking Perry, Pickaway, Ross Conversation with EASE training

Mar. 27, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
AG Center
831 College Ave.
Lancaster, OH

Conversations about how food is produced are happening. But the voices of farmers have been less than representative in the conversation about food production. “Engaging in an interactive conversation...

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Big Ohio Sale Weekend - National Sheep Sale

May. 9, 2013 - Mar. 11, 2013
Preble County Fairgrounds
Eaton, OH

Seven leading breeds of sheep have chosen Ohio to host their 2013 National Sales. Southdowns, Corriedales, Shropshires, and Natural Colored sheep will be offered for sale during the Big Ohio Sale Week...

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