GAPs Online Training now in Spanish

The OSU Extension Produce Safety Team has designed a self-paced online training for Good Agricultural Practices, which helps reduce the risk of produce contamination.

This self-paced online course provides hydroponic growers with the knowledge and tools needed to implement best management practices specific to controlled environments (greenhouses, in-door farms, high tunnels, etc.) to reduce microbial food safety hazards in hydroponic vegetable and fruit production systems.

• Participants will receive a certificate of participation after completing this course.

• The cost of the course is $150.

The quick link is: https://go.osu.edu/spanish-hydroponic-gaps

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Este curso en línea sobre Buenas Prácticas Agrícolas, o ‘BPA’, para la producción hidropónica ayuda a reducir el riesgo de contaminación en frutas y vegetales.

Este curso en línea de autoaprendizaje proporciona a los productores de cultivos hidropónicos el conocimiento y herramientas necesarias para implementar buenas prácticas de manejo específicas de ambientes controlados (invernaderos, agricultural vertical, túneles altos, etc.) para reducir los riesgos microbianos de sistemas de producción hidropónica en frutas y vegetales frescos.
• Los estudiantes recibirán una certificación de participación después de haber completado el curso.
• El valor del curso es de $150.

Para registrarte al curso dirígete a https://go.osu.edu/spanishhydroponic-gaps
Para preguntas, contactar a Melanie Ivey por Ivey.14@osu.edu o Sanja Ilic por Ilic.2@osu.edu.

 

Registration open for 2024 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference

Ohio State University Extension will host the 9th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference. The conference is planned for Friday, April 5, 2024, from 9 AM – 4 PM at the Shisler Conference Center, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, OH 44691. 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 and twenty breakout sessions presented by OSU Extension educators, agricultural producers, and partner agencies. Sessions this year are focused around five themes: Business & Marketing, Home & Family, Plants & Pollinators, Animals, and Special Interest. The conference keynote speaker will be Bonnie Ayars of Ayars Family Farm & Ice Cream. She will talk about “Perfecting the Art of Connection” from her experiences as a farm wife, mother, grandmother, dairy educator, and ice cream entrepreneur.

Interested individuals can register for the conference online at go.osu.edu/eowia2024 .Cost of the conference is $60 for adult participants and $30 for students. Conference fee includes conference participation, breakfast, lunch, conference handouts, and door prizes. Deadline for registration is Friday, March 22.

Registered participants, community organizations, or businesses interested in sponsorship can contact Emily Marrison, OSU Extension Educator, at 740-722-6074.

Southwest Ohio Spring Ewe/Lamb Workshop

Friday, March 22, 2024

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Program | 12:15 PM: Lunch | 12:45 PM Pasture Walk

Please RSVP by March 15 at www.green-acres.org/upcoming-events

Or call OSUE (513) 714-3891

 

Location:

Greenacres Temple Grandin Handling Facility

8300 Spooky Hollow Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

 

Topics & Speakers:

Introduction to Greenacres Foundation Michael Cox, Agriculture Director, Greenacres Foundation

Ewe Gestational Nutrition Alejandro E. Relling, Associate Professor, Animal Sciences, OSU

Preparing your Lambing Facilities Braden J. Campbell, Ph.D., Small Ruminant Extension Specialist, OSU Extension

Dealing with Dystocia and Lambing Issues Jacci Smith, Extension Educator, ANR, OSUE. Delaware CO.

Pasture Walk Christine Gelley, Extension Educator, ANR, OSUE, Noble CO.