Clinton County to Host Women in Ag Programs

Be sure to check out two upcoming women in AG programs to be hosted in Clinton County.


The first is the Annie’s Project program on Tuesday Evenings for six consecutive weeks beginning Tuesday, October 30th.

The program will be from 6 to 9 PM and cost ( $75 ).


The second program is the Lady Landowners program set for Friday November 2, 2018. This program is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon

and the cost is only $5.


The information is also on the website.

OSU Extension to Host 5th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference

Ohio State University (OSU) Extension will host the 5th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference.  The conference is planned for Friday, April 6 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. at the RG Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE in Massillon.  All women and young women (high school age) who are interested, involved in, or want to become involved with food, agricultural, or natural resources production or small business are encouraged to attend.

The conference program features a networking fair, sixteen breakout sessions, and two extended breakout sessions presented by OSU Extension educators, producers and partner agencies.  Sessions are focused around five themes: Business & Finance, Plants & Animals, Communication, Home & Family and Special Interest (branding and online marketing).  The keynote speaker will be Rose Hartschuh – farm wife, mother, Agvocate, and recent winner of the American Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award.

Registered participants, community organizations or businesses interested in sponsorship information, and/or securing an information/vendor table, should contact the OSU Extension Coshocton County office at 740-622-2265.

Interested individuals can register for the conference on-line at .Cost of the conference is $55 for adult participants and $30 for students.  Conference fee includes conference participation, continental breakfast, lunch and conference handouts.   A special discount is available for those women and students who also plant to attend the Northeast Ohio Small Farm Conference on Saturday, April 7. Deadline for registration is Friday, March 23. For more information contact the OSU Extension Holmes County Office at 330-674-3015.


East Ohio Women in Agriculture Team

Emily Adams, ANR Educator, Coshocton County

Bridget Britton, FCS Educator, Carroll County

Erika Lyon, ANR Educator, Jefferson and Harrison Counties

Chris Kendle, FCS Educator, Tuscarawas County

Heather Neikirk, ANR Educator, Stark County

Kate Shumaker, FCS Educator, Holmes County

Sandy Smith, ANR Educator, Carroll County