This is a 3-hour educational course that covers good agricultural practices or GAPs. The training provide growers with the knowledge and tools needed to implement on farm best management practices to reduce on-farm microbial food safety hazards. Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the training.
The training session will be November 15th beginning at 6 p.m.
Cost is $20 which includes materials and certificate of completion.
Register by noon on November 14th by calling our office at 740-670-5315 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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Forest carbon markets seem to have come out of nowhere. Can I really sell my carbon, and if so, to who? How does it work, and what should I know before signing a contract? Join Tom Rooney from The Nature Conservancy for a deep dive into forest carbon markets.
Nov 18, 2022, 10:00am – 12:00pm
2022 Annual Banquet Join us in celebrating our wonderful Community Conservation efforts!
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at The Grove by the River
840 Hollander Street, Newark, OH 43055
5:30 pm ~ Community Celebration Reception
Enjoy complimentary appetizers and cash bar, and thank you gifts for our partners, volunteers and supporters who attend.
6:15 ~ Dinner and Awards Celebration
Recognizing Claylick Run Farms as the Ohio Department of Agriculture 2022 Conservation Farm Family Award winner
Cooperator of the Year: Chris Crater
Educator of the Year: Colton Kreager, Licking Valley FFA
Volunteers of the Year: South Licking Watershed Conservancy District Directors
FFA Soil Judging winning teams: Utica for both Rural and Urban, individual and team.
Dinner tickets are $10. Preregistration is required. Deadline to order tickets is November 14th. Call 740-670-5330 to reserve your ticket or order online: 2022 Annual Banquet : Event Calendar : News & Events : Licking Soil & Water Conservation District (lickingswcd.com)
We are fast approaching the date for the 2022 Ohio Maple Days event. Join us Dec. 10th at Ashland University’s John C. Meyer Convocation Center for a jam-packed program on all things maple. Updates on red maple research from both Ohio State’s Gabe Karns and the University of Vermont’s Proctor Maple Research Center’s Abby van den Berg. Add to this other talks on reverse osmosis, marketing and insects impacting maple trees.
A maple themed lunch and a vendor room that features a variety of maple equipment dealers, consulting foresters and other associated equipment help round out the day. There are also SAF continuing education credits available for the program.
You can register here
We hope to see you there!
Ohio Maple Days is hosting a maple business workshop presented by University of Vermont’s Mark Cannella Friday December 9th. Mark is offering this half day workshop with a focus on strategic planning, marketing and managing finances toward profitability. Participants are encouraged to bring any business records and information of their own to apply during the workshop.
There are 4 SAF category 1 continuing education credits offered for the day.
Register here Space is limited so register early.
Save some time to join this excellent series of webinars OSU Extension is having this winter. We will look at the effect of changing weather on Disease, Farm Finances, and Pest Management.