Hear from other farmers how they grow organic grain at the Feb. 9-11 annual conference of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association. A panel discussion by Lou Kozma of Hirzel Farms, Ken Rider of Rider Landing and Jeff Harris of Harris Organic Farm, all of Ohio, will look at their crops, rotations and marketing. “Come with questions for a practical, farmer-focused conversation,” says the description of the talk. Alan Sundermeier of CFAES’s OSU Extension outreach arm will serve as the moderator. “Organic Grain Production Systems for Quality and Profitability,” Session I, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 10. Complete schedule.
Ohio State’s Stone Lab on Lake Erie is inviting college undergrads to apply for its 2017 Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarship Program.
… and salamanders, soras and others. Faculty, staff and graduate students in CFAES’s School of Environment and Natural Resources will be among the presenters at the 2017 Ohio Fish and Wildlife Conference in Columbus this Friday. (Photo: Bobcat, USFWS.)
Published in 1949, Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac has “become one of the most respected books about the environment ever published,” a website by the Aldo Leopold Foundation says. Leopold in turn has “come to be regarded by many as the most influential conservation thinker of the 20th century.”
Details, series schedule. (Photo used with permission of the Aldo Leopold Foundation.)
Keeping grape growing and winemaking sustainable in America’s cold-climate states is a featured topic at the 2017 Ohio Grape and Wine Conference, Feb. 20-21 in Dublin near Columbus. Register by Jan. 27 and save $15.
Ten experts from Ohio State, mostly from CFAES, will be among the 100-plus presenters at the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s Feb. 9-11 annual conference.
“These kids have gone through a lot in life. They aren’t just defiant teens who simply decided to strike out on their own. They are a very vulnerable population.”