The following are upcoming farming and agriculture events in Ohio:
Thursday, Aug. 10: Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training, 9 a.m. to noon, Beck’s Hybrids, 720 U.S. Route 40, London. Last chance for fertilizer applicators to meet this new training requirement before the September deadline. The cost is free. Hot breakfast included. Registration required by Aug. 7. Contact Mary Griffith at 740-852-0975 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To view other fertilizer certification training opportunities throughout Ohio go to https://nutrienteducation.osu.edu/trainingopportunities1.
Saturday, Aug. 12: Personal Food Security Workshop, 9-11 a.m., Central State University. Join Central State University Cooperative Extension’s urban agriculture program, the Foodbank of Dayton, and Edgemont Solar Garden, as they present an educational workshop on building personal food security and a resilient community food system. Hosted by the Ohio Environmental Food and Farm Association. Pre-registration is required by Aug. 4 and space is limited to 30 people. To register, go to www.oeffa.org/q/foodsecurity or send a check made out to OEFFA, along with the names of all attendees, addresses, phone numbers, and emails to OEFFA, Food Security, 41 Croswell Road, Columbus, OH 43214. For more information, contact Milo Petruziello at 614-421-2022.
Tuesday, Aug. 15: Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Club annual Field Day, Fayette County Airport and Demonstration Farm, 2770 State route 38 NE, Washington Court House, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 17: Precision Ag Field Day, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Champaign County Fairgrounds, 384 Park Ave., Urbana. Cost is $5. Register by Aug. 10. Call 937-484-1526.
Sept. 19-21: Ohio Farm Science Review, Molly Caren Agriculture Center, Madison County.