The following are upcoming farming and agriculture events in Ohio:
Jan. 11: Precision University: Nutrient Technology, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Beck’s Hybrids, 720 US 40 NE, London. Register by Jan. 5; 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will feature presentations about technology that can help farmers apply fertilizer in a way that prevents it from running off the land and ending up in Lake Erie or other waterways. The conference is being hosted by Ohio State University Extension and the Digital Agriculture program team in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). For more information: www.fabe.osu.edu/node/6523
Feb. 2-3: Young Agricultural Professionals’ Leadership Experience: Hyatt Regency, 350 N. High Street, Columbus, OH, Friday, Feb. 2, 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, 8 a.m. This event will feature the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Discussion Meet Finals; Keynote Speaker – Kelly Barnes, Great Moments More Often; and various ag-related workshops. For more information or to register, visit www.ofbf.org/yap-winter-leadership-experience
Feb. 15-17: OEFFA’s 39th Annual Conference: A Taste for Change; Dayton, Thursday, Feb. 15, through Saturday, Feb. 17, 9 a.m. Thursday- 5 p.m. Saturday. Ohio’s largest sustainable food and farm conference features: nearly 80 educational, workshops on sustainable farming, livestock, homesteading, gardening, and business on Friday and Saturday; three day trade show with 90+ businesses, organizations, and government agencies offering food, books, equipment, products, information, and services; in-depth, full day “Food and Farm School” courses on Thursday; registration opens this fall. Sign up to receive conference updates at www.oeffa.org/conference2018. Location: Dayton Convention Center 22 E. 5th St. Dayton, OH 45402. Contact: OEFFA at (614) 421-2022.