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Mid-Ohio Small Farms Conference

March 11, 2023 @ 8:30 am 3:00 pm

The theme for this year’s Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference is “Sowing Seeds for Success.”

Stop by and see us and the United States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service-Richland County (USDA-NRCS) to learn about services we provide to producers like soil tests, site recommendations, pond education, rainwater usage/capturing.

Conference session topics are geared to beginning and small farm owners as well as to farms looking to diversify their operation.  There will be five different conference tracks including: Farm Office, Horticulture and Produce Production, Livestock, Agritourism/ Marketing, Natural Resources.

Some conference topic highlights include: How to purchase our family farm, food animal processing, bee keeping, sweet corn, blueberry and pumpkin production, small ruminant nutrition, agritourism laws, fruit tree pruning and cut flower diseases.

Anyone interested in developing, growing or diversifying their small farm is invited to attend including market gardeners, farmers market vendors, and anyone interested in small farm living.

Attendees will have the opportunity to browse a trade show featuring the newest and most innovative ideas and services for their farming operation. The conference provides an opportunity to talk with the vendors and network with others.

For conference and registration call OSU Extension Morrow County 419-947-1070, or OSU Extension Knox County 740-397-0401.

Please follow this link for conference details and to register: https://go.osu.edu/2023osusmallfarmconf