2021 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Series: Recordings and Upcoming Programs

Coming to a field near you - listing of all programs that are also listed in this blog post

The 2021 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Program Series has offered (and continues to offer) a variety of financial, production, and home-related topics to help you as a woman in agriculture. Recordings are available on the “2021 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Program Series” play list on the OSU Extension YouTube page and can be found at the following links:

Farm Income Tax Update – Barry Ward, OSU Extension – This update arms farm taxpayers with tax information on current critical issues including insight into new COVID related legislation.

Cooking with Cast Iron – Christine Kendle, OSU Extension – Are you not sure what pan to use? How to season it? How you should care for your cast iron cookware? This class is for you!

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention – Panel – QPR includes how to “ask a question to save a life,” recognizing warning signs, and referring for help. This session recording is available upon request only by contacting Erika Lyon at lyon.@osu.edu.

Insurance – Get Covered! – Kim Davis, Kim Davis Insurance Agency, LLC – Just because you pay an insurance premium doesn’t mean you’re covered for everything! Don’t miss this fun, interactive session discussing all types of insurance.

LOL – Lots of Loans! – Mary Fannin, Farm Credit Mid-America and Stephanie Beatty, Farm Service Agency – Hear from our panel to find the right fit for your needs.  Including lines of credit, ag real estate, equipment & building loans/leases, home loans, home equity loans, youth loans, etc.

The Mystery of Fruit Tree Pruning – Paul Snyder, OARDC Secrest Arboretum – This session covers the basics of how and when to prune fruit trees, highlighting the most common backyard fruit tree, the apple tree. (This will be available soon on the play list.)

 

There is also still plenty to come!

Webinar Registration is available at go.osu.edu/eowiaseries2021 . Here are the remaining webinars in the series:

Webinars, Thursdays from noon – 1:00 PM:

April 8 – Bury Seeds, Not Stress—Sarah Noggle and Bridget Britton, OSU Extension – When you live where you work, there are stressors that can go unacknowledged. Agriculture life brings unique challenges to us personally and professionally. Join us as we identify what makes us unique and talk about coping strategies.

April 22 – Reaching Your Educational Goals – Dennis DeCamp, OSU Extension – Regardless of age, educational opportunities are always available.  Explore options for obtaining and funding education to meet your goals while maintaining a balanced life.

May 13 – Veterinarians:  Building a Relationship & Knowing When to Call  –  A working relationship with your veterinarian can teach you when it’s appropriate to try something at home vs. having them out on a call to improve your farm’s husbandry & production.

May 27 – He Said, She Said – Emily Marrison, OSU Extension – Women in agriculture often work with men in agriculture. Explore ways to improve interpersonal communication for more productive work settings and peaceful home environments.

 

Here are the remaining field days in the series. Field Day Registration is available at go.osu.edu/eowiafielddays2021

Field Days, 5:30 PM meal/ 6:00-8:30 PM program:

April Field Day – Tuesday, April 6 – Soils & Sustainable Agriculture with Erika Lyon and Heather Neikirk, OSU Extension and Clint Finney, USDA-NRCS (Jefferson County) – What is sustainable for you? Dig into improving the health of your soils and the basics of soil testing services and kits. Explore sustainability and stewardship practices and opportunities for utilization in small farm animal and plant-based enterprises. Please register by Friday, April 2.

May Field Day – Tuesday, May 4 – Raising Livestock on 5 Acres or Less with Sandy Smith, OSU Extension (Carroll County) – So you have some land and you want some extra income or a supply of food for your family. This session will investigate all of your options and possibilities. 

July Field Day – Wednesday, July 14 –  Hands-On Tractor Operation Skill-Builder with Dee Jepsen, OSU Farm Safety Specialist (Stark County) – Examining the utility of the compact tractor – safety, parts, color coding, hand signals and operation will be discussed in this interactive audience driven session.

 

Coming to a field near you - listing of all programs that are also listed in this blog post

 

East Ohio Women in Agriculture 2021 Program Series

This year the East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference has been deconstructed into 10 free webinars and 3 in-person field days beginning January 14 through May 27. Learn about a wide variety of financial, production, and home-related topics to help you as a woman in agriculture. Attend one or all programs in the series!

Webinar Registration is available at go.osu.edu/eowiaseries2021

Field Day Registration is available at go.osu.edu/eowiafielddays2021

Click on flyer pages to view them larger and to download. We hope to see you in 2021!

2020 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference – Cancelled

Confirmation of the coronavirus in the state of Ohio has led to public health concerns related to disease transmission. As a result, The Ohio State University has been proactively implementing protocols for ensuring the safety and health for our students and clientele.

After consultation with the college and university leadership, the 2020 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference to be held March 19, 2020 in Massillon has been cancelled. Recognizing that our attendees are located around the state, we are following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control, Ohio Department of Health, and the university in being aggressively proactive to prevent the potential spread of communicable respiratory illness.

All registered participants and speakers have been contacted. We are working to set a date for 2021 and will let you know as soon as it is confirmed.

For more up-to-date information on the coronavirus and how to prevent its spread, please visit:

Ohio Department of Health

CDC – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

 

 

Register now for the East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference!

Registration is still open for the 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference will be THURSDAY, March 19 from 9:00 am – 3:45 pm. The event will again be held at R. G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE, Massillon, OH 44646.

This year’s program will feature 18 break-out sessions presented by OSU Extension educators, farmers, and partner agencies including: Business & Finance; Plants & Animals; Communication; Home & Family; and Special Interest. As always, Ohio FFA state officers will be teaching one of the communication sessions open to all participants.

Farm and Dairy Editor, Rebecca Miller is the conference featured keynote speaker. Her presentation will engage and enlighten participants on “Clinging to context in a noisy world: don’t lose sight of your “why”. We can’t wait to see you there!

Register by March 12! You can register online at go.osu.edu/eowia2020 or complete and send this East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference Flyer – 2020

Registration Open for the 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference

The 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference will be THURSDAY, March 19 from 9:00 am – 3:45 pm. The event will again be held at R. G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE, Massillon, OH 44646.

This year’s program will feature 18 break-out sessions presented by OSU Extension educators, farmers, and partner agencies including: Business & Finance; Plants & Animals; Communication; Home & Family; and Special Interest. As always, Ohio FFA state officers will be teaching one of the communication sessions open to all participants.

Farm and Dairy Editor, Rebecca Miller is the conference featured keynote speaker. Her presentation will engage and enlighten participants on “Clinging to context in a noisy world: don’t lose sight of your “why”. We can’t wait to see you there!

Register online at go.osu.edu/eowia2020 or complete and send this East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference Flyer – 2020 to: Women in Agriculture, Agricultural Administration, 34 Ag. Admin. Bldg., 2120 Fyffe Rd., Columbus, OH 43210

Save the Date for the 2020 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference!

Happy New Year! If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to learn something new or increase your opportunities for networking, then we hope to see you on THURSDAY, MARCH 19 for the East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference in Massillon, OH. Please note that the conference will be on a Thursday this year for the first time. More details about speakers and topics coming soon!

It’s Not Too Late to Register for the East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference!

It’s not too late to register! Registration will remain open for the 2019 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference until tomorrow, Monday, March 18 at noon. This year’s conference will be this Friday, March 22 from 9:00 am – 3:45 pm. This year the event will be held at R. G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE, Massillon, OH 44646.

This year’s program will feature 19 break-out sessions presented by OSU Extension educators, farmers, and partner agencies including: Business & Finance; Plants & Animals; Communication; Home & Family; Special Interest (tractors, soil, microgreens, and aquaponics). As always, Ohio FFA state officers will be teaching one of the communication sessions open to all participants. Our keynote speaker for this year will be Dr. Jeff Dwyer, Director of Michigan State University Extension and Senior Associate Dean of Outreach and Engagement. He will speak about the effects of stress on Michigan farm families and how Extension is helping to “Weather the Storm in Agriculture.”

We can’t wait to see you Friday!

Register online at go.osu.edu/eowia2019 or complete and send this registration form to: Women in Agriculture, Agricultural Administration, 34 Ag. Admin. Bldg., 2120 Fyffe Rd., Columbus, OH 43210

2019 East Ohio Women in Ag Conference Registration

 

2019 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference Registration!

It’s time! Registration is now open for the 2019 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference. This year’s conference will be Friday, March 22 from 9:00 am – 3:45 pm. This year the event will be held at R. G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE, Massillon, OH 44646.

This year’s program will feature 19 break-out sessions presented by OSU Extension educators, farmers, and partner agencies including: Business & Finance; Plants & Animals; Communication; Home & Family; Special Interest (tractors, soil, microgreens, and aquaponics). As always, Ohio FFA state officers will be teaching one of the communication sessions open to all participants. Our keynote speaker for this year will be Dr. Jeff Dwyer, Director of Michigan State University Extension and Senior Associate Dean of Outreach and Engagement. He will speak about the effects of stress on Michigan farm families and how Extension is helping to “Weather the Storm in Agriculture.”

We can’t wait to see you there!

Register online at go.osu.edu/eowia2019 or complete and send this registration form to: Women in Agriculture, Agricultural Administration, 34 Ag. Admin. Bldg., 2120 Fyffe Rd., Columbus, OH 43210

2019 East Ohio Women in Ag Conference Registration