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Ohio No-Till Conference

Plain City, OH 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014


The conference will feature presentations from farmers and crop consultants, along with researchers and educators from Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. The day will begin with a welcome from David Brandt, president of the Ohio No-Till Council and operator of a 1,150-acre farm in Carroll, Ohio.

Topics to be discussed include:
• Managing nitrogen and phosphorus application and timing.
• Managing weeds in no-till and cover crops.
• Introduction to “big data” and what it can mean to a farmer.
• Planting into cover crops.

Early registration of $40 for the conference can be paid by Nov. 26. Onsite registration is $50. Registration includes lunch. A registration form with a full agenda for the day is available online.

Der Dutchman Restaurant
445 S. Jefferson, Plain City, OH

Ohio No-Till Council


2014 Acres U.S.A. Conference & Trade Show

Columbus, Ohio 

Thursday, December 4, 2014 through Saturday, December 6, 2014


The Acres U.S.A. Ecological Farming Conference, held annually for more than 40 years, is coming to Columbus, Ohio. Well over 1,500 farmers, ranchers, market gardeners and consultants will attend. An extensive lineup of speakers present lectures and in-depth workshops on dozens of topics of interest to commercial-scale farmers seeking to avoid the use of toxic pesticides and herbicides and the reliance on genetically modified crops, while improving soil health and farm operating efficiencies, yields and profits. Speakers include: Joel Salatin, Dr. Joseph Mercola, André Leu, Gabe Brown, and dozens more.

Columbus, Ohio



Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum

Columbus, OH 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014


The second annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum will focus on how Ohioans can effectively engage and improve their local communities. The forum brings together members of farm and food organizations, civic groups, business, government and other sectors for a day-long event that features four themes: leadership development, community development, technology in agriculture and current issues.

Hyatt Regency, The Greater Columbus Convention Center
350 North High Street, Columbus, OH



OEFFA's 36th Annual Conference

Granville, OH 

Friday, February 13, 2015 through Sunday, February 15, 2015


OEFFA invites you to its 36th annual conference, Sustainable Agriculture: Renewing Ohio’s Heart and Soil, for an inspiring weekend acquiring new knowledge and skills and making new friends and business contacts.

Ohio’s largest sustainable food and farm conference in Granville will feature keynote speakers Doug Gurian-Sherman and and Alan Guebert; approximately 100 workshops on sustainable farming, gardening, homesteading, cooking, and livestock; a trade show; local and organic meals, a kids’ conference and childcare, full-day pre-conferences on Friday, February 13, Saturday night entertainment, and more!

Conference registration will open in December.

Granville Middle School
248 New Burg St., Granville, OH

OEFFA / (614) 421-2022 /




Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association 
41 Croswell Rd.
Columbus OH 43214

Phone: (614) 421-2022   Fax: (614) 421-2011