The following are upcoming farming and agriculture events in Ohio:
Feb. 10: Agriculture leadership event — Ohio FFA Alumni Association, along with the Miami County, Ohio Farm Bureau, will host a community agriculture-leadership event Saturday, Feb. 10, at Hobart Arena in Troy. All day tickets include: breakfast refreshment, meeting, workshops, lunch, and evening concert. (Children 6 years of age and younger are free). Hobart’s will offer concessions during concert only (not included in All Day price). All day Adults (22 years old & up) — $35 each; Concert only Adults (22 years old & up) — $15 each; All day Youth (21 years old and younger) Advisor/Key Leader — $15 each.
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.
Feb. 26: Fayette County Cattlemen’s annual banquet, Mahan Building with Adam Garman, of Ross County, serving as guest speaker. Social hour will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m. All proceeds go to benefit 4-H members participating in beef projects. Contact the Mahan Building at the Fayette County Fairgrounds for tickets.
Feb 28: Ag Day at the Capital — The Ohio Farm Bureau’s annual Ag Day at the Capital will take place Wednesday, Feb 28 at the Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square, 75 E. State Street.