News & Events

April 2013

April 2013 Events

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Adams, Brown, Clermont, Highland Conversation with Ease training

Apr. 2, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Southern Hill Career Center
9193 Hamer Road
Georgetown, 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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Oil and Gas Pipeline Meeting April 2

Apr. 2, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
United Local High School
8143 State Route 9
Hanoverton, OH 44423

Do you have questions about pipelines? Have you been approached to sell a right of way on your property. Come learn more about pipelines from Dale Arnold, Ohio Farm Bureau director of energy policy. ...

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Clinton, Fayette, Greene, Warren Conversation with EASE training

Apr. 3, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
LCNB
Wilmington, 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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PorkBridge - Managing Finish Pigs to improve Production Efficiency

Apr. 4, 2013 | 06:00 am
Teleconference

The PorkBridge grow-finish education series is a distance education method that offers relevant and timely infoarmtion for people invovled with grow-finish swine operations. It consists of six telecon...

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Nutrient management meeting in Akron, April 4.

Apr. 4, 2013 | 12:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Copley Community Center
1278 Sunset Drive
Akron, OH

Nutrient management and protecting water quality is the topic of a meeting on April 4 in Akron. The session will be at the Copley Community Center, 1278 Sunset Drive, Akron, and begins with lunch at 1...

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Columbiana, Portage, Stark, Summit Conversation with EASE training

Apr. 4, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
356th Fighter Group Restaurant
4919 Mt. Pleasant Rd.
North Canton, 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 State College of Veterinary Medicine Annual Open House

Apr. 6, 2013 | 09:00 am
Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center

Registration is now available. This year's keynote speaker will be Thomas E. Stalf, Interim President and CEO of the Columbus Zoo. This is a free event to the public, but we are asking each person to ...

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Bio-Energy Workshop April 8

Apr. 8, 2013 | 09:00 am - 01:30 pm
OSU South Centers Endeavor Center
1862 Shyville Road
Piketon, OH

The workshop will examine bio-crop production in Ohio, energy policy, and potential biomass markets. The workshop will review a bio-energy case study from Ashtabula County, provide insight on bio-ener...

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Oil and Gas Leasing Issues Briefing April 8

Apr. 8, 2013 | 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Cabela's Tamarack Cache
110 Cabela Blvd. East
Dundee, MI

This is a joint program with Michigan Farm Bureau. This program highlights details a landowner should consider in negotiating a new lease agreement. Working with land agents, project developers, legal...

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Oil and Gas Leasing Issues Briefing April 8

Apr. 8, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Sauder Heritagre Inn
22611 SR 2
Archbold, OH

This is a joint program with Michigan Farm Bureau. This program highlights details a landowner should consider in negotiating a new lease agreement. Working with land agents, project developers, legal...

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2013 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo

Apr. 9, 2013 - Apr. 11, 2013
Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 N. High Street
Columbus, OH

The Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) wants to work with you to prevent workplace incidents and help injured workers recover and return to work. They invite you to join them at the largest safety ...

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Oil and Gas Leasing Issues Briefing April 10

Apr. 10, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
TBD

This program highlights details a landowner should consider in negotiating a new lease agreement. Working with land agents, project developers, legal counsel, landowner associations and regulator pers...

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Community Briefing April 13 and 14

Apr. 13, 2013 - Apr. 14, 2013
Hocking County Fairgrounds
100 N. Homer Avenue
Logan, OH 43138

Ohio Farm Bureau staff will be a resource speaker at a community briefing during Hocking Ag Days. The presentations will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Contact Hocking County F...

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Pipeline Easement Issues Briefing April 16

Apr. 16, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Lawrence Hall
226 Middle Avenue
Elyria, OH

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

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Estimating Cover Crop Nitrogen and Choosing Organic Fertilizers for Your Farm

Apr. 17, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Online Webinar

OEFFA will offer a free webinar designed for specialty crop farmers titled, “Estimating Cover Crop Nitrogen and Choosing Organic Fertilizers for Your Farm.” Oregon State University Senior Instructor a...

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Belmont, Guernsey, Monroe, Noble, Washington Conversation with EASE training

Apr. 18, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Mr. Lee's
Cambridge, 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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Wildlife in Your Woods April 19

Apr. 19, 2013 | 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Ohio State University Mansfield Campus
229 Riedl Hall, 1760 University Drive
Mansfield, OH 44906

Managing wildlife basics, songbird habitat, mammals in Ohio, vernal pool creation and management and an outdoor wildlife habitat walk covering vernal pool monitoring and forest management.Cost is $35 ...

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Hocking Valley Horse Forage Workshop

Apr. 20, 2013 | 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH

The Athens Soil and Water Conservation District and the Ohio Forage and Grassland Council will be hosting an Equine Pasture and Hay Management Workshop, covering information on pasture management, pas...

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Athens, Galia, Jackson/Vinton, Lawrence, Pike, Scioto Conversation with EASE

Apr. 23, 2013 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm
LaRosa's Restraurant
966 E Main St.
Jackson, 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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“Maps and Apps” workshop April 24

Apr. 24, 2013 | 10:00 am - 03:30 pm
Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
2201 Fred Taylor Drive
Columbus, OH 43210

Ohio food producers wanting to increase their markets, grow their customer base, improve profitability and increase visibility can learn strategies on how to leverage mobile media marketing during a w...

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Larry Antosch

Nutrient Management/Water Quality Online Meeting - April 24

Apr. 24, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Online (Ohio Farm Bureau members only)

Agricultural nutrient management and water quality is an issue that has been receiving a lot of attention. Recent water quality challenges have placed new expectations on farmers regarding nutrient ma...

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Coshocton, Knox, Licking, Muskingum, Morgan Conversation with EASE training

Apr. 25, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Holiday Inn Express
1101 Spring St.
Zanesville, 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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U.S. Farm-Raised Seafood and a Healthier America Webinar April 29

Apr. 29, 2013 | 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Free webinar

Although there is a growing body of evidence that consuming more seafood is essential to maintaining good health, annual average per capita seafood consumption in the United States dropped significant...

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Pipeline Meeting, April 29

Apr. 29, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Lynchburg-Clay High School
6762 State Route 134
Lynchburg, OH 45142

Numerous landowners in the area have recently been contacted requesting their permission for the Bluegrass Pipeline Company, LLC. to conduct land surveys. The surveys are being requested by the compan...

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Understanding Seafood Certification Programs Webinar April 30

Apr. 30, 2013 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar

The United States aquaculture industry is comprised mainly of small growers who face a variety of challenges in marketing their products. With the recent proliferation of certification programs, the m...

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Proposed Fresh Produce Safety Rule Listening Session April 30

Apr. 30, 2013 | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Shisler Conference Center, OARDC
1680 Madison Avenue
Wooster, OH

 The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and Ohio State University Extension will be hosting a listening session on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Pr...

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