Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Nov. 9

November 9, 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. 9:

November

NEW: Nov. 15: Aftermath of the Virginia Tech Tragedy: Student Responses and Development of Student-Centered Academic Opportunities, 1-2 p.m., 121 Fisher Auditorium, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Speaker is Jerzy Nowak, professor emeritus (horticulture) at Virginia Tech, who lost his wife in the 2007 shooting rampage at that university. Free. Information: http://go.osu.edu/nowakpeace or 330-202-3593.

NEW: Nov. 15: Tragedy at Virginia Tech, April 16, 2007: Memories and Reflections, 7-8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 353 E. Pine St., Wooster. Speaker is Jerzy Nowak, professor emeritus (horticulture) at Virginia Tech, who lost his wife in the 2007 shooting rampage at that university. Free. Information: http://bit.ly/nowak_wooster or 330-202-3593.

NEW: Nov. 15: Thinking About Selling Timber? Some Things to Consider …, 7-9 p.m., Ohio State University South Centers, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon. Presentation for woodland owners. Free. Information: http://go.osu.edu/GcU.

NEW: Nov. 16: Aftermath of the Virginia Tech Tragedy: Student Responses and Development of Student-Centered Academic Opportunities, 1-3 p.m., Mershon Center Atrium, Ohio State University, 1501 Neil Ave., Columbus. Speaker is Jerzy Nowak, professor emeritus (horticulture) at Virginia Tech, who lost his wife in the 2007 shooting rampage at that university. Free. Information: http://go.osu.edu/nowak or 330-202-3593.

NEW: Nov. 16: Digging Deeper into the Issues Confronting Local Food Policy and Councils, 11 a.m.-noon, 333 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus. Speaker is Kate Clancy, senior fellow, Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, and visiting scholar, School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University. Free. Information: 614-247-6479.

Nov. 17-18: OSU Income Tax School, first day 9 a.m.-5 p.m., second day 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Ole Zim's Wagon Shed
, 1375 State Route 590, Gibsonburg. 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.

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.

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: 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.

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

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: 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.

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.

January

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.

NEW: 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.

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.

NEW: 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.

March

NEW: 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.

NEW: 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