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Ag Outlook 2018 meetings planned across state

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The Ohio State University Extension will be holding a series of meetings from Jan. 22 to March 23 to provide the 2018 financial outlook for farmers and agri-businesses.

The upcoming statewide series of meetings will update Ohio communities on policy changes, key issues, and market behavior relating to farm, food, energy resources and the environment. Each meeting is hosted by an Ohio State University Extension office or a local business. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of CFAES.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Pickaway County

Date: Jan. 22

Time: 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Speakers: Barry Ward, Matt Roberts, Ian Sheldon

Location: Emmett Chapel, 318 Tarlton Rd, Circleville

Cost: $10

RSVP: Call OSU Extension Pickaway County 740-474-7534

Registration deadline: Jan. 15.

Crawford County

Date: Jan. 22

Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Speakers: Barry Ward, Matt Roberts, Ian Sheldon

Location: The Loft at Pickwick Place, 1875 N Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus

Cost: $15.

RSVP: Call OSU Extension, Crawford County 419-562-8731 or email hartschuh.11@osu.edu

Registration deadline: Jan. 15.

Union County

Date: Jan. 26

Time: 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Speakers: Barry Ward, Matt Roberts, Ian Sheldon

Location: Der Dutchman, 445 S Jefferson Ave, Plain City

Cost: $15.

RSVP: Call OSU Extension, Union County 937-644-8117

Registration deadline: Jan. 22

Defiance County

Date: Jan. 29

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.

Speakers: Barry Ward, Matt Roberts, Ian Sheldon

Location: Jewell Community Center, 7900 Independence Road, (one third of a mile south of U.S. 24 in Jewell)

Cost: $10:00 (after deadline, $20)

RSVP: OSU Extension, Defiance County or online at http://defiance.osu.edu

Registration deadline: Jan. 22.

Wayne County

Date: Jan. 31

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Speakers: Ian Sheldon, Matt Roberts, Ben Brown, Barry Ward, Dianne Shoemaker, David Marrison

Location: Fisher Auditorium,1680 Madison Ave, Wooster

Cost: $15.

RSVP: Call OSU Extension, Wayne County 330-264-8722

Registration Deadline: Jan. 24.

Darke County

Date: March 23

Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Speakers: Barry Ward, Matt Roberts, Chris Hurt, Chris Bruynis

Location: Romer’s Catering, 118 East Main St., Greenville

Cost: $20

RSVP: Darke County Extension office at 937-548-5215

Registration deadline: March 16.

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