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Beekeeping Webinar: American Foul Brood

Free online webinar 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
9-10 a.m.

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Part of a free, monthly webinar series. Registration is not required. Access the live or recorded session on your computer, smart phone, or iPad. All webinars are recorded and archived at http://u.osu.edu/beelab/.

This session features Jim Tew, Alabama Cooperative Extension Service.


Contact:
Denise Ellsworth, OSU Extension /

http://u.osu.edu/beelab/

 

Exploring the Small Farm Dream

Bath, OH 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 through Wednesday, May 27, 2015
6-9 p.m.

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This highly rated four-session course will take a small group of participants through the process of setting personal and farming goals, assessing available resources, and developing an action plan to guide next steps. Along the way, participants will take a close look at the realities of working for themselves and managing a successful agriculture venture. This class will feature speakers from successful farm businesses like Breakneck Acres and Breezy Hill Farm, and includes a tour of Trapp Family Farm.

Originally developed by New England Small Farm Institute, Exploring the Small Farm Dream is specially designed for anyone who has wondered what it would be like to start a small farm or other agricultural business. This may include people thinking about changing careers to start a farm, taking over an existing family farm business, farming part-time while continuing other employment, or developing an informal agricultural pastime into a more series business activity. This is not a farm business planning course, but a precursor to farm business planning, with the ultimate goal of helping participants answer the question, “Is starting an agricultural business right for me?”

Registration is $100 per person, or $150 for two people from the same farm business.

Crown Point Ecology Center
3220 Ira Rd., Bath, OH

Contact:
Cuyahoga Valley Countryside Conservancy

http://www.cvcountryside.org/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=22282

 

Beekeeping Webinar: Social Insects: An Overview

Free online webinar 

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
9-10 a.m.

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Part of a free, monthly webinar series. Registration is not required. Access the live or recorded session on your computer, smart phone, or iPad. All webinars are recorded and archived at http://u.osu.edu/beelab/.

This session features Joe Raczkowski, The Ohio State University.


Contact:
Denise Ellsworth, OSU Extension /

http://u.osu.edu/beelab/

 

Botanical Home Health Weekend

Marysville, OH 

Saturday, July 11, 2015 through Sunday, July 12, 2015

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This is Mockingbird Meadow's introductory weekend for those folks just getting started with using plant based health in the home. Dawn Combs will cover the following and more:
- Hands-on instruction for basic medicine-making techniques,
- Research techniques and reliable sources for herbal information,
- An introduction to various forms of holistic medicine,
- Basic planting, harvesting and processing of home grown herbs,
- First aid techniques,
- Herbal health terminology,
- How much, how often, and how to scale herbal medicine for family members,
- Traditional food options, methods and lifestyle modifications for vital health.

All materials and herbs for class are covered in the fee. It is suggested that you pack a lunch both days.

Mockingbird Meadows Herbal Health Farm
Marysville, OH

Contact:
Down Combs / (614) 354-5162 /

http://www.mockingbirdmeadows.com/shop/botanical-home-health-weekend-2/

 

Beekeeping Webinar: Effect of Tank-mix Pesticide Combinations on Bees

Free online webinar 

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
9-10 a.m.

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Part of a free, monthly webinar series. Registration is not required. Access the live or recorded session on your computer, smart phone, or iPad. All webinars are recorded and archived at http://u.osu.edu/beelab/.

This session features Reed Johnson, The Ohio State University.


Contact:
Denise Ellsworth, OSU Extension /

http://u.osu.edu/beelab/

 

Franklin County Local Food Council Meeting

Columbus, OH 

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
4:30-7:30 p.m.

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Formed in late 2011, the Franklin County Local Food Council (FCLFC) seeks to expand, strengthen, and maintain a resilient and local food system in Franklin County and the surrounding area.The Council meets every other month; meetings are open to the public and all are welcome!

MORPC Headquarters
Columbus, OH

Contact:
Franklin County Local Food Council /

 

Beekeeping Webinar: Royal Jelly and Queen Development: A Chemical Perspective

Free online webinar 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
9-10 a.m.

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Part of a free, monthly webinar series. Registration is not required. Access the live or recorded session on your computer, smart phone, or iPad. All webinars are recorded and archived at http://u.osu.edu/beelab/.

This session features Thom Janini, The Ohio State University.


Contact:
Denise Ellsworth, OSU Extension /

http://u.osu.edu/beelab/

 

Franklin County Local Food Council Meeting

Columbus, OH 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
4:30-7:30 p.m.

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Formed in late 2011, the Franklin County Local Food Council (FCLFC) seeks to expand, strengthen, and maintain a resilient and local food system in Franklin County and the surrounding area.The Council meets every other month; meetings are open to the public and all are welcome!

MORPC Headquarters
Columbus, OH

Contact:
Franklin County Local Food Council /

 

Beekeeping Webinar: What "Newbees" Need to Know

Free online webinar 

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
9-10 a.m.

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Part of a free, monthly webinar series. Registration is not required. Access the live or recorded session on your computer, smart phone, or iPad. All webinars are recorded and archived at http://u.osu.edu/beelab/.

This session features Alex Zomchek, Master Beekeeping Instructor.


Contact:
Denise Ellsworth, OSU Extension /

http://u.osu.edu/beelab/

 

Beekeeping Webinar: Honey Bee Foraging in Ohio's Landscapes

Free online webinar 

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
9-10 a.m.

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Part of a free, monthly webinar series. Registration is not required. Access the live or recorded session on your computer, smart phone, or iPad. All webinars are recorded and archived at http://u.osu.edu/beelab/.

This session features Doug Sponsler, The Ohio State University.


Contact:
Denise Ellsworth, OSU Extension /

http://u.osu.edu/beelab/

 

Franklin County Local Food Council Meeting

Columbus, OH 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
4:30-7:30 p.m.

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Formed in late 2011, the Franklin County Local Food Council (FCLFC) seeks to expand, strengthen, and maintain a resilient and local food system in Franklin County and the surrounding area.The Council meets every other month; meetings are open to the public and all are welcome!

MORPC Headquarters
Columbus, OH

Contact:
Franklin County Local Food Council /

 

First Friday Hops Tours

Wooster and Piketon, OH 

Friday, January 2, 2015 through Friday, December 4, 2015
10am-12pm

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The new, innovative Ohio hops research program offered by Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is offering free monthly tours of its hops fields in Wooster and Piketon, where specialists are studying new production and management techniques.

The free tours are designed to be mini-workshops to provide basic information on getting started in hops production and what resources are available for growers. The tours will feature basic information on the ins and outs of hops production, including trellis construction, drip irrigation and evaluation of different varieties of hops. The tours are offered by Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, which are the outreach and research arms of the college.

The Wooster tours are hosted by Mary Gardiner, an Ohio State entomologist, and led by Chelsea Smith, an Ohio State entomology research assistant. The South Centers tours are hosted by Brad Bergefurd and assisted by Thom Harker, an Ohio State horticulture research assistant.
Topics to be discussed during the tours include:
• Hop yard construction
• Establishment cost
• Bine training
• Irrigation
• Variety selection
• Fertilization

The deadline to register is the Wednesday before the first Friday of the month.



Wooster and Piketon, OH

Contact:
/ 740-289-2071 /

 
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