News & Events

March 2014

March 2014 Events

Annie's Project -- Farm Finance for Women

Feb. 18, 2014 - Mar. 25, 2014
Frontier Power Community Room
770 S. Second St.
Coshocton, OH

Building off of last winter’s successful Annie’s Project, a new course will be offered this winter: Farm Finance for Women. Registration is limited to the first 15 registrants. Each session will inclu...

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Ohio Commercial Berry Production School March 4

Mar. 4, 2014 | 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
OSU South Centers
1864 Shyville Rd.
Piketon, OH

Dr. Imed Dami, Dr. Gary Gao, Brad Bergefurd, and Dave Scurlock are those from OSU that will be speakers at the workshop. Topics to be covered: Strawberry Production and Marketing Commercial Wine Grape...

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2014 Ohio Woodland Water & Wildlife Conference March 5

Mar. 5, 2014 | 08:30 am - 04:00 pm
Mid-Ohio Conference Center,
890 West 4th Street,
Mansfield, OH

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. The 2014 version again strives to ...

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Conversation with EASE Refresher Course March 6

Mar. 6, 2014 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Maize Valley Market & Winery
6193 Edison St NE
Hartville, OH 44632

Talk is not cheap. Conversation is a powerful tool. It can change opinions. It can enlighten. Conversations about how food is produced are happening. But the voices of farmers have been less represent...

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Pipeline Issues Briefing March 6

Mar. 6, 2014 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Chatham Community Building
Intersection of SR 83 and SR 162
Chatham, OH

This is a program sponsored by the Ashland, Medina and Wayne County Farm Bureaus and is open to the public. Contact the county Farm Bureau at 330-263-7456 for more information....

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Opening Doors to Success March 7 and 8

Mar. 7, 2014 - Mar. 8, 2014
Wilmington College’s Boyd Cultural Arts Center
1870 Quaker Way
Wilmington, OH

The conference is designed to help landowners and producers learn tips, techniques and methods to increase their awareness and make their small farm operations more successful, which can in turn lead ...

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2014 Wildlife and Habitat Management Workshop March 8

Mar. 8, 2014 | 08:30 am - 03:00 pm
Southern State Community College, Fincastle
12681 U.S. Route 62
Sardinia, OH 45171

The 2014 Wildlife and Habitat Management Workshop is for the landowner or wildlife enthusiast wanting to manage land and wildlife successfully. Preregistration is required. Cost of $15 includes mornin...

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Nutrient Management Workshop March 10

Mar. 10, 2014 | 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
Ohio State University Extension, Butler County
1802 Princeton Rd., Suite #400
Hamilton, OH 45011

Workshop will cover: Water Quality & Social License to Operate Nutrient Practices for Yield and Water Quality 4R Stewardship Cost Share Programs Voluntary vs. Regulatory Action Speakers Greg LaBarge, ...

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Water Quality and Nutrient Management Meeting March 12

Mar. 12, 2014 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Tri-Valley High School
46 E. Muskingum Ave.
Dresden, OH

Speakers for the program inclue Dr. Larry Antosch from Ohio Farm Bureau, Kevin Elder with Ohio Department of Agriculture and Greg LaBarge with OSU Extension. A light dinner will be included.  RSVP to ...

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USDA Animal Disease Traceability Meeting March 13

Mar. 13, 2014 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Ashtabula County OSU Extension Office
39 Wall St.
Jefferson, OH 44047

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is holding meetings for anyone that transports livestock across state lines, has their own livestock, veterinarians and their staff, OSU extension personnel, ...

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GEO Workshop: Financing Ohio Renewable Energy and Energy Efficency Projects

Mar. 14, 2014 | 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
Dayton Convention Center
22 E. Fifth St.
Dayton, OH

Hear experts, including Ohio Farm Bureau's Dale Arnold, discuss the latest methods and incentives for financing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Ohio. Sessions include PACE (Property...

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Ohio Beef Expo

Mar. 14, 2014 - Mar. 16, 2014
Ohio Expo Center
717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH

Hosted the third weekend in March each year, the Ohio Beef Expo is Ohio's premier beef industry event. Ranked as the ninth largest event hosted in Central Ohio, the Beef Expo attracts more than 25,000...

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22nd annual Field & Stream-Outdoor Life OHIO Deer & Turkey Expo

Mar. 14, 2014 - Mar. 16, 2014
Ohio Expo Center (Fairgrounds)
717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211

The expo will feature more than 460 booths, many with products for sale and great bargains. Many products exhibitedare not available in retail stores. Activities for the entire family include: • NEW c...

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Soil & Water Conservation Society Winter Meeting March 17

Mar. 17, 2014 | 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
ODA Bromfield Auditorium
8995 E. Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH

The All Ohio Chapter of the Soil & Water Conservation Society will be holding their Winter Meeting and Conference titled, “Can Agriculture Significantly Reduce Off-Site Movement of Soluble Nutrients?”...

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Rural Energy for America Program Outreach Meeting, Findlay March 17

Mar. 17, 2014 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
7868 CR 140
Findlay, OH 45840

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development will host a meeting March 17 to discuss funding opportunities through the Rural Energy for America Program. Additionally, the Ohio Development Service ...

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Domestic Well Ownership Issues Briefing March 17

Mar. 17, 2014 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Scio United Methodist Church
117 Maple Street
Scio, OH

As investments or to preserve "free gas" provisions, landowners are purchasing oil and gas wells from energy service providers. Learn more about well owner responsibilities concerning liability insura...

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Rural Energy for America Program Outreach Meeting, Massillon March 18

Mar. 18, 2014 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
USDA Rural Development Area Office
2650 Richville Dr.
Massillon, OH 44646

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development will host a meeting March 18 to discuss funding opportunities through the Rural Energy for America Program. Additionally, the Ohio Development Service ...

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Oil and Gas Older Lease Meeting March 18

Mar. 18, 2014 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Mid East Career Center Buffalo Campus
57090 Vocational Road
Senecaville, OH

Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Energy Dale Arnold will address landowners with older oil and gas leasing agreements. Contact Guernsey or Noble County Farm Bureaus for more information. The meeting is fr...

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Old Lease and Domestic Well Ownership Issues Briefing Marfch 18

Mar. 18, 2014 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
MidEast Career and Technology Center
Buffalo campus, 57090 Vocational Road
Senecaville, OH

Do you own property where an older lease signed years ago is now governed a new oil and gas project today? Discover how implied covenants and current rules/regulations provide landowners with a variet...

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Lorain County Sheriff Informational Meeting March 18

Mar. 18, 2014 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Lorain County JVS
15181 St. Rt. 58
Oberlin, OH

Olen Martin with the Lorain County Sheriff's Department will discuss meth use in Lorain County. With a focus on new methods and safety. For more information contact Lorain County Farm Bureau at 1-866-...

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NW Ohio Berry School March 19

Mar. 19, 2014 | 08:30 am - 03:00 pm
Robert Fulton Ag Bldg.
8770 SR 108
Wauseon, OH

This program is geared towards berry producers who may have surplus above and beyond average household consumption. The school will offer opportunities to select from three concurrent tracks: Producti...

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Domestic Well Ownership Issues Briefing March 20

Mar. 20, 2014 | 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm
Lucas High School
5 First Avenue
Lucas, OH

As investments or to preserve "free gas" provisions, landowners are purchasing oil and gas wells from energy service providers. Learn more about well owner responsibilities concerning liability insur...

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Living Your Small Farm Dream March 21 and 22

Mar. 21, 2014 - Mar. 22, 2014
Joyce E. Brooks Conference Center
7300 N. Palmyra Road
Canfield, OH

The conference is designed to help landowners and producers learn tips, techniques and methods to increase their awareness and make their small farm operations more successful, which can in turn lead ...

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2014 Ohio River Valley Woodland & Wildlife Workshop March 22

Mar. 22, 2014 | 08:30 am - 03:00 pm
General Butler State Park
1608 Hwy. 227
Carrollton, KY

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 to...

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USDA Animal Disease Traceability Meeting March 24

Mar. 24, 2014 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Henry County Office Complex (EMA office)
1847 Oakwood Ave.
Napoleon, OH 43545

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is holding meetings for anyone that transports livestock across state lines, has their own livestock, veterinarians and their staff, OSU extension personnel, ...

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Selling Timber? Consider This...... March 25

Mar. 25, 2014 | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
University of Akron
Room 311
Medina, OH

Selling timber isn't something that woodland owners should take lightly. The decisions that you make now will not only affect you financially, but will alter the course of your woodlot for a long time...

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Ohio Spring Dairy Expo March 27 to 29

Mar. 27, 2014 - Mar. 29, 2014
Ohio Expo Center
717 E. 17th Ave
Columbus, OH

Hosted by the Ohio Purebred Dairy Cattle Association, this event attracts all seven breeds of dairy cattle and continues to grow in both cattle numbers and number of exhibitors. More than 800 head of ...

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2014 Trends and Issues Conference and Advisory Team Meetings

Mar. 27, 2014 | 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Fawcett Center, Ohio State campus
2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210

The conference will be held in the morning and be followed by all nine of OFBF’s advisory teams meeting following lunch. Advisory team members received their invitation via direct mail. The conference...

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Money for Business Conference March 27

Mar. 27, 2014 | 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
OSU Endeavor Center
1862 Shyville Road
Piketon, OH 45661

Conference topics include: Ask-a-Banker Roundtable Alternative Financing Programs Roundtable SBA Programs USDA Programs State of Ohio Programs and Resources Export Financing Programs Finding Money in ...

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East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference March 28

Mar. 28, 2014 | 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Kent State Tuscarawas Science and Tech Buiding
330 University Drive N.E
New Philadelphia, OH

The conference is targeted to women who are interested, involved, or want to become involved in food, agriculture, natural resources or small business. One goal of the day-long conference is to offer ...

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