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Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences:


March


March 27: Good Agricultural Practices session for produce growers, Wayne County, 1-4 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Registration: $20. Pre-registration is required. Registration form is available at http://producesafety.osu.edu. Information: 330-264-8722 or lewandowski.11@osu.edu.


March 27: Food and Agricultural Marketing Webinar, MarketReady, Selling to Schools, noon-1 p.m., online at http://carmenconnect.osu.edu/schoolmarket. Free. Information: 740-289-2071, ext. 136; bergefurd.1@osu.edu; or http://directmarketing.osu.edu.


NEW: March 28: Women in Agriculture Conference, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kent State University’s Tuscarawas Science and Technology Building, 330 University Drive NE, New Philadelphia. Program targeted to women who are interested, involved or want to become involved in food, agriculture, natural resources or small business. Registration: $55 for adults, $30 for students. Registration closed March 14. Information: neikirk.2@osu.edu or 330-830-7700, ext. 116.


March 28: Winter Tree ID, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Donald W. Meyer Center, Big Creek Park, Geauga County Park District, 9160 Robinson Road, Chardon. Registration: $35. For information or to register: 614-688-3421, ohiowoods@osu.edu or http://woodlandstewards.osu.edu.


April


NEW: April 3: Good Agricultural Practices session for produce growers, Miami County, 1-4 p.m., The Hayner Center, 301 West Main St., Troy. Registration: $20. Pre-registration is required. Registration form is available at http://producesafety.osu.edu. Information: 937-440-3945.


NEW: April 3: Good Agricultural Practices session for produce growers, Logan County, 6-9 p.m., Mad River Theater Works, 2790 Sandusky St., Zanesfield. Registration: $20. Pre-registration is required. Registration form is available at http://producesafety.osu.edu. Information: 413-687-3109.


NEW: April 7: Good Agricultural Practices session for produce growers, Cuyahoga County, 6-9 p.m., Cuyahoga County Extension Office, 5320 Stanard Ave., Cleveland. Registration: $20. Pre-registration is required. Registration form is available at http://producesafety.osu.edu. Information: 216-429-8200, ext. 217.


NEW: April 9: Good Agricultural Practices session for produce growers, Jefferson/Harrison counties, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Jefferson County Extension Office, 587 Bantam Ridge Road, Suite C, Wintersville. Registration: $20. Pre-registration is required. Registration form is available at http://producesafety.osu.edu. Information: 740-264-2212 or 740-942-8823.


NEW: April 11-13: Stone Laboratory Work Weekend, Gibraltar Island, Put-in-Bay. Volunteer effort to help Ohio State University’s Stone Lab prepare for the coming season. Participants can attend Friday night through Sunday morning or just on Saturday. Registration deadline is April 4. Register online: http://stonelab.osu.edu/events/work-weekend/. Information: dress.3@osu.edu.


NEW: April 12: Guided Bird Walk, 9-11 a.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Secrest Arboretum, Seaman Orientation Plaza, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society will guide birders of all skill levels. Free. Information: cochran.7@osu.edu or 330-464-2148.


NEW: April 15: Heat-powered Engines: The Future of Renewable Energy and Carbon Sequestration, 7-8:30 p.m., Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, Skou Hall, Room 30, 1328 Dover Road, Wooster. Free. Information: http://www.greenenergyohio.org/.


NEW: April 15: Good Agricultural Practices session for produce growers, Monroe/Belmont counties, 1-4 p.m., Somerton Fire Hall, 55717 Washington St., Barnesville. Registration: $20. Pre-registration is required. Registration form is available at http://producesafety.osu.edu. Information: 740-472-0810.


NEW: April 15: Good Agricultural Practices session for produce growers, Noble/Guernsey counties, 6-9 p.m., Guernsey County Extension Office, 335-B Old National Road, Old Washington. Registration: $20. Pre-registration is required. Registration form is available at http://producesafety.osu.edu. Information: 740-489-5300.


NEW: April 17: Early registration deadline for Food Safety and GMPs Course April 24 in Hamilton. Registration: $150 by April 17, $175 after April 17. Includes instruction, lunch, manual and certificate. Register online at http://foodindustries.osu.edu/gmps. Information: dean.840@osu.edu or 614-292-7004.


NEW: April 22: Wooster Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Earth Day event featuring some 60 vendors, displays and activities, all based on a theme of green living. Free. Information: covert.25@osu.edu or 330-263-3700.


NEW: April 22: Good Agricultural Practices session for produce growers, Athens County, 1-4 p.m., Kuhre Center for Rural Renewal, 9030 Hocking Hills Drive, The Plains. Registration: $20. Pre-registration is required. Registration form is available at http://producesafety.osu.edu. Information: 740-677-4047.


NEW: April 22: Good Agricultural Practices session for produce growers, Perry County, 6-9 p.m., Somerset Courthouse, 100 Public Square, Somerset. Registration: $20. Pre-registration is required. Registration form is available at http://producesafety.osu.edu. Information: 740-677-4047.


NEW: April 23: Guided Spring Walk, 2-3 p.m., Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Secrest Arboretum, Seaman Orientation Plaza, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Walk led by arboretum plant experts, focused on signs of spring. Free. Information: cochran.7@osu.edu or 330-464-2148.


NEW: April 24: Food and Agricultural Marketing Webinar, Maps & Apps, Mobile Media Marketing, noon-1 p.m., online at http://carmenconnect.osu.edu/mapsandapps. Free. Information: 740-289-2071, ext. 136, bergefurd.1@osu.edu or http://directmarketing.osu.edu.


NEW: April 24: Food Safety and GMPs Course, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Butler County Extension Office, 1802 Princeton Road, Hamilton. Program offers an introduction to food safety designed for food processing employees. Registration: $150 by April 17, $175 after April 17. Includes instruction, lunch, manual and certificate. Register online at http://foodindustries.osu.edu/gmps. Information: dean.840@osu.edu or 614-292-7004.


NEW: April 25: Registration deadline for “Cultivating Curiosity: The Teachable Garden,” a conference on creating and maintaining school gardens, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 2 in Columbus. Information: http://go.osu.edu/schlgard. Registration: http://franklin.osu.edu.


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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