SMALL FARMS CENTER SCHEDULE

Small Farms Center Tent

Tuesday, September 18

10:00 a.m. Cover Crops—The Basics for New Growers

11:00 a.m. Commercial Hops and Barley Production in Ohio

Noon Agronomic Management of Winter Malting Barley

1:00 p.m. Health and Disease Prevention on Cow–Calf Operations

2:00 p.m. Navigating Farm Business Ventures

Wednesday, September 19

10:00 a.m. Small Farm Impacts from and Adaptations to Climate Change

11:00 a.m. GMOs and Gene Editing—Fact and Friction

Noon “F.A.R.M.—G.I.R.L.S”

1:00 p.m. Preventing Disease Transmission Between Pigs and People

2:00 p.m. Zoonotic Diseases: Protecting Yourself from Your Animals

Thursday, September 20

10:00 a.m. Designing Accessible AgriTourism: Welcoming Visitors of All Abilities

11:00 a.m. When Tragedy Strikes on the Farm— Are You Prepared?

Noon Is Your Soil Alive?

1:00 a.m. Getting Into Beekeeping

2:00 a.m. SARE Grant Program

Small Farms Center Building

Tuesday, September 18

10:30 a.m. Small Farm Shepherd: Where Do You Start?

11:30 a.m. Six Profitable Cutflowers for Small-Scale Growers

12:30 p.m. Raising Dairy Goats—The Basic Q & A

1:30 p.m. FSMA, GAPs, and Third-Party Audits: What’s the Difference and What Does My Farm Need?

2:30 p.m. Home Butchering: Producing a Quality Product

Wednesday, September 19

10:30 a.m. Diversification: Is It Something You Should Consider?

11:30 a.m. Growing Blueberries, Blackberries, and Raspberries in Containers

12:30 p.m. Raising Goats as an Enterprise

1:30 p.m. Making Sense of the Produce Food Safety Alphabet Soup

2:30p.m. Farmers’ Markets and Beyond: Marketing Local Food 

Thursday, September 20

10:30 a.m. Nitrogen Management in Corn

11:30 a.m. Cut Garden Plantings

12:30 p.m. Food Safety Basics for Small Farms

1:30 p.m. Tweeting Isn’t Just Something the Birds Do!

2:30 p.m. Planting for Pollinators