Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Nov. 16

November 16, 2011

Editor: Events that are new or have been revised since the previous update are indicated.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Nov. 16:

NEW: Nov. 17: Ecosystem Services from Row-crop Agriculture: Eliciting Supply and Demand, noon-1:30 p.m., 105 Agricultural Administration Building, Ohio State University, 2120 Fyffe Road, Columbus. Speaker is Scott Swinton, Michigan State University; seminar sponsored by Environmental Policy Initiative of Ohio State’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics. Free. Information: 614-292-7911.

Nov. 17: Rivers as Conduits and Reactors of Carbon and Organic Matter Between Land and Oceans, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 103 Kottman Hall, Ohio State University, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, with video link to 123 Williams Hall, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Seminar sponsored by School of Environment and Natural Resources; speaker is Ohio State scientist Jim Bauer. Free. Information: 614-292-2265 or 330-263-3659.

NEW: Nov. 18: Economics and Ecology of Payments for Ecosystem Services, noon-1:30 p.m., 165 Thompson Library (multipurpose room), Ohio State University, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus. Panel discussion featuring Scott Swinton, Michigan State University; Peter Curtis, Ohio State; Bill Stanley, The Nature Conservancy; and Karen Chapman, Environmental Defense Fund. Sponsored by Environmental Policy Initiative of Ohio State’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics. Free. Lunch provided. Information: 614-292-7911.

Nov. 18: Ohio Agricultural Law Symposium, 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Ohio Union, Ohio State University, 1739 N. High St., Columbus. $260 for Ohio State Bar Association members; $325 for non-members; participants eligible for six Continuing Legal Education credits. Non-CLE rates are available; call 800-232-2174. Student scholarships are available; contact 614-247-7898 or aglaw@osu.edu.

Nov. 21-22: OSU Income Tax School, first day 9 a.m.-5 p.m., second day 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Kent State University Student Center, Summit Street, Kent. Workshop on preparing and filing federal and state tax returns for individuals and small businesses; some experience required. Registration $355; extra ethics session on first day, 5:15-7:15 p.m., $60. Information: http://incometaxschools.osu.edu or 614-292-6308.

NEW: Nov. 21: Increase Whole Grains and Plant-based Diets, 10-11 a.m., Web-based seminar by Gail Kaye and Lisa Barlage, Ohio State University Extension. Free. Information: http://go.osu.edu/GhE or 614-292-3538.

Nov. 21: Israel agriculture seminars, 10 a.m.-noon, 105 Agricultural Administration Building, Ohio State University, 2120 Fyffe Road, Columbus. Speakers are Edo Chalutz, CEO, Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund, "BARD, the U.S.-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund: Operations, Achievements and Funding Opportunities"; and Zvi Herman, minister, Agricultural and Science Affairs, Embassy of Israel, Washington, D.C., "Israel's Agriculture: Technologies and Agro Sector Cooperation." Free. Information: 330-263-3701.

Nov. 22: Israel agriculture seminars, 10 a.m.-noon, 130 Research Services Building, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Speakers are Edo Chalutz, CEO, Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund, 'BARD, the U.S.-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund: Operations, Achievements and Funding Opportunities"; and Zvi Herman, minister, Agricultural and Science Affairs, Embassy of Israel, Washington, D.C., "Israel's Agriculture: Technologies and Agro Sector Cooperation." Free. Information: 330-263-3701.

Nov. 22: Registration deadline for Why U.S. Forest Service Research Matters, a workshop on Nov. 29 in the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Building, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., Columbus. Presentations by Forest Service researchers based in central Ohio. Registration $35. Information: http://go.osu.edu/GcV (pdf).

Nov. 29-30: OSU Income Tax School, first day 9 a.m.-5 p.m., second day 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Convocation Center, Ashland University, 820 Claremont Ave., Ashland. Workshop on preparing and filing federal and state tax returns for individuals and small businesses; some experience required. Registration $355. Information: http://incometaxschools.osu.edu or 614-292-6308.

NEW: Nov. 29: Swine Building Ventilation Workshop, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Animal Sciences Building Arena, 2029 Fyffe Court, Ohio State University, Columbus. Information: ricker.37@osu.edu or 419-523-6294.

Nov. 29: Why U.S. Forest Service Research Matters, 8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Building, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus. Presentations by Forest Service researchers based in central Ohio. Registration $35. Information:http://go.osu.edu/GcV (pdf).

NEW: Nov. 30: Registration deadline for What’s the Attraction? Amazing Magnets! on Dec. 3 in the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Building, Ohio State University, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus. Fun class on electricity and magnetism for grades 3-6; part of Ohio State University Extension’s Science Saturdays series. $5. Attendance limited. Information: http://www.ohio4h.org/4hscience/ or 614-247-8141.

Nov. 30: Increasing Producer Profits Through Community Supported Agriculture, 6-9 p.m., Miami County office of Ohio State University Extension, 201 W. Main St. (in courthouse), Troy. Workshop to help growers evaluate, develop and sustain CSAs. Limited to 30. Registration $25. Information: 419-354-6916.

 

December

Dec. 1-2: OSU Income Tax School, first day 9 a.m.-5 p.m., second day 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Ross County Service Center, 475 Western Ave., Chillicothe. Workshop on preparing and filing federal and state tax returns for individuals and small businesses; some experience required. Registration $355. Information: http://incometaxschools.osu.edu or 614-292-6308.

Dec. 1: Social Implications of Marcellus Shale Exploration, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 103 Kottman Hall, Ohio State University, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, with video link to 123 Williams Hall, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Seminar sponsored by School of Environmental and Natural Resources; speaker is Kathy Braiser, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University. Free. Information: 614-292-2265 or 330-263-3659.

Dec. 1: Increasing Producer Profits through Community Supported Agriculture, 9 a.m.-noon, Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, Ohio State University, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., Columbus. Workshop to help growers evaluate, develop and sustain CSAs. Limited to 30. Registration $25. Information: 419-354-6916.

TITLE CHANGE: Dec. 1: One Health: The Dynamics of the Human-Animal Interface in a Rapidly Changing Environment. Web-based seminar sponsored by Ohio State University Climate Change Outreach Team; speaker is Lonnie J. King, dean of Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine. Free. Information: http://changingclimate.osu.edu/.

Dec. 2: Cornelian Cherries: Exploring a New Antioxidant-rich Fruit and Preparing Talented Undergraduates for Careers in Science, 11 a.m.-noon, video linked between 244 Kottman Hall, Ohio State University, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, and 121 Fisher Auditorium, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Seminar sponsored by Department of Horticulture and Crop Science. Free. Information: 330-263-3826.

NEW: Dec. 3: What’s the Attraction? Amazing Magnets! 9:30-11:30 a.m., Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Building, Ohio State University, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus. Fun class on electricity and magnetism for grades 3-6; part of Ohio State University Extension’s Science Saturdays series. $5 by Nov. 30. Attendance limited. Information: http://www.ohio4h.org/4hscience/ or 614-247-8141.

Dec. 5-6: OSU Income Tax School, first day 9 a.m.-5 p.m., second day 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Veterans' Memorial Civic and Convention Center, 7 Towne Square, Lima. Workshop on preparing and filing federal and state tax returns for individuals and small businesses; some experience required. Preregistration $330; late registration (after Nov. 18) $355; extra ethics session on first day, 5:15-7:15 p.m. $60. Information: http://incometaxschools.osu.edu or 614-292-6308.

Dec. 6: Ohio No-Till Conference, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Der Dutchman Restaurant, Plain City. Information: 614-292-6648.

NEW: Dec. 7: Pork Quality Assurance Plus Certification Meeting, 6 p.m., Putnam County office, Ohio State University Extension, 124 Putnam Parkway, Ottawa. Information: ricker.37@osu.edu or 419-523-6294.

Dec. 7: Increasing Producer Profits Through Community Supported Agriculture, 6-9 p.m., Ohio State University Extension Agricultural Business Enhancement Center, 639 S. Dunbridge Road, Suite 4, Bowling Green. Workshop to help growers evaluate, develop and sustain CSAs. Limited to 30. Registration $25. Information: 419-354-6916.

Dec. 8-9: OSU Income Tax School, first day 9 a.m.-5 p.m., second day 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Campus Center, Ohio University-Zanesville, 1425 Newark Road, Zanesville. Workshop on preparing and filing federal and state tax returns for individuals and small businesses; some experience required. Preregistration $330; late registration (after Nov. 22) $355. Information: http://incometaxschools.osu.edu or 614-292-6308.

Dec. 8: Increasing Producer Profits Through Community Supported Agriculture, 9 a.m.-noon, Lorain County office of Ohio State University Extension, 42110 Russia Road, Elyria. Workshop to help growers evaluate, develop and sustain CSAs. Limited to 30. Registration $25. Information: 419-354-6916.

NEW: Dec. 9: Ohio Environmental Leaders Institute, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Building, Ohio State University, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus. Presentations and discussion for public, private and not-for-profit environmental leaders; hosted by Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources. $25. Information: http://go.osu.edu/environmental-leaders or 614-292-8603.

Dec. 10: Leisure Birding, 9-11 a.m., Secrest Arboretum, Seaman Orientation Plaza, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Birdwatching walk led by members of Greater Mohican Audubon Society. Free. Information: 330-464-2148.

Dec. 10: Buckeye Shepherd's Symposium on Small Ruminant Nutrition, 7:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., Skou Hall, Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, 1328 Dover Road, Wooster. Educational sessions on sheep and goat nutrition. Information: http://www.ohiosheep.org or 614-246-8299.

NEW: Dec. 12: Grain Marketing Analysis, 9 a.m. Web-based seminar featuring updates on policies and markets. Sponsored by Agricultural Outlook and Policy Program of Ohio State University’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics. Free. Information: http://go.osu.edu/GhS or 614-292-6421.

Dec. 15: Labyrinth Walk, 5:30-7 p.m., Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, Lane Avenue Gardens trellis entrance, Ohio State University, Columbus. Candlelit holiday walk with hot beverages and roasting of chestnuts. Free. Information: 614-688-3479.

January

Jan. 10: Registration deadline for Certified Crop Adviser Exam Training Session on Jan. 18-19 at the Shelby County office of Ohio State University Extension, 810 Fair Road, Sidney. $225. Information: 937-484-1526 or watters.35@cfaes.osu.edu.

Jan. 13: Registration deadline for Livestock Mortality Composting Workshop, which is Jan. 18 at the Wyandot County Recycling Center, 11385 County Highway 4, Carey. Details on alternative, cost-effective, environmentally friendly ways to dispose of dead livestock. Registration $15. Information: http://go.osu.edu/GcY (pdf) or 419-447-7073.

Jan. 18-19: Certified Crop Adviser Exam Training Session, Shelby County office of Ohio State University Extension, 810 Fair Road, Sidney. $225. Information: 937-484-1526 or watters.35@cfaes.osu.edu.

Jan. 18: Livestock Mortality Composting Workshop, 7-9 p.m., Wyandot County Recycling Center, 11385 County Highway 4, Carey. Registration: $15 by Jan. 13. Details on alternative, cost-effective, environmentally friendly ways to dispose of dead livestock. Registration $15. Information: http://go.osu.edu/GcY (pdf) or 419-447-7073.

NEW: Jan. 25-26: Heart of America Grazing Conference, first day starts 5:30 p.m., second day 7:30 a.m., Holiday Inn, ‪222 Potomac Blvd., Mt. Vernon, Ill. Sessions for farmers on current grazing issues; Ohio State University Extension is a co-sponsor. Registration $35 for one day, $50 for both days. Information: http://go.osu.edu/GhJ (pdf) or 618-695-4917.  

Jan. 31: Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conference, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Kalahari Conference Center and Resort, 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky. Information:http://pested.osu.edu/ or 614-292-4070.

February

Feb. 8: Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conference, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Information: http://pested.osu.edu/ or 614-292-4070.

Feb. 11: Leisure Birding, 9-11 a.m., Secrest Arboretum, Seaman Orientation Plaza, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Birdwatching walk led by members of Greater Mohican Audubon Society. Free. Information: 330-464-2148.

Feb. 15: Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conference, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth St., Dayton. Information: http://pested.osu.edu/ or 614-292-4070.

NEW: Feb. 25: Friends of Chadwick Arboretum Pancake Breakfast and Winter Walk, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, Ohio State University, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus. Information: 614-688-3479.

March

NEW: March 6: Ohio Woodland, Water and Wildlife Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Mid-Ohio Conference Center, 890 West 4th Street, Mansfield. Sessions on current natural resource issues for natural resource professionals and land managers; sponsored by Ohio State University Extension’s Ohio Woodland Stewards Program. Information: http://go.osu.edu/GhK.

March 8: Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conference, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., Columbus. Information: http://pested.osu.edu/ or 614-292-4070.

March 13: Registration deadline for Ohio Compost Operator Education Course, which is March 21 in the Shisler Center, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Registration $175 for Organics Recycling Association of Ohio members, $225 for non-members. Information: http://go.osu.edu/GcZ (pdf) or 330-202-3533.

March 21: Ohio Compost Operator Education Course, 8 a.m.-4:30p.m., Shisler Center, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Registration $175 for Organics Recycling Association of Ohio members, $225 for non-members. Information: http://go.osu.edu/GcZ (pdf) or 330-202-3533.

Included in Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are the college’s academic programs, Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Stone Lab, Ohio Sea Grant Extension, and the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute.

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Author(s): 
Kaitlyn Riemenschneider