February 1–2 2017, All dayWhere
Columbus Marriott NW 5605 Blazer Pkwy, Dublin, Ohio 43017
The Ohio AgriBusiness Association’s annual Industry Conference will provide education and networking opportunities for agribusiness professionals, including the OABA industry dinner and OABA annual meeting.
Widely-respected speakers and industry professionals will share their expertise during the two-day conference. Topics include:
- Consumer perceptions
- Generational differences
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
- Federal worker protection standards
- Nitrogen management
- Food Safety Modernization Act
- Algal bloom management
- Climate variability
General session topics include a fertilizer and ag market economy update, consumer panel, generations discussion and climate update.
This year’s keynote speaker will be Mark Jewell, presenting on “Thriving Across Generations: Embracing Our Differences to Achieve Success.” Jewell is a speaker, trainer and coach who uses stories from his Minnesota farm past to teach lessons relevant to today.
Continuing education units are available for both Certified Crop Advisers and state licensed pesticide applicators who attend the conference.
As an added bonus to conference attendees, Ohio State University Extension will offer its agricultural fertilizer certification program at the conclusion of the conference. The course is required of those applying fertilizer (other than manure) to more than 50 acres used for agriculture production grown primarily for sale. Registration is required for the course.