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Tuesday, March 2, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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This webinar is part of a winter 2021 series hosted by the Legal Food Hub, a project of Conservation Law Foundation.

In this webinar, participants will learn the general laws that farmers are required to follow as an agricultural employer. It will cover important pay considerations, how to get employees properly set up, and best practices to avoid discrimination lawsuits.

Location:
Online event

Contact:
Legal Food Hub / 844-529-4769 /

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/9216116831213/WN_A5U5RfdMQL2HludBJOn7RQ

 

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021
7:00 pm

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This session is a part of the National Young Farmers Coalition Winter Webinar Series, an online conference focusing on making federal, state and local policy change more accessible. This session will focus on how to organize for change, and will feature several state policy experts.

Location:
Virtual conference

Contact:
National Young Farmers Coalition / (518) 643-3564 /

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-webinar-series-owning-your-power-tickets-132886622465

 

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021
11:00 am - 11:45 am

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When it comes to insects, it's important to know your enemies and your allies. In this event hosted by OSU, you can get to know some of Ohio's predatory insects and what you can do to encourage their presence on your property. Presented by Mary Gardiner.

Location:
Online event

Contact:
OSU College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences / 614-292-2011 /

http://go.osu.edu/organic-series

 

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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This webinar is part of a winter 2021 series hosted by the Legal Food Hub, a project of Conservation Law Foundation.

From farm dinners to CSA pick-ups, and from Airbnb to educational programs, farmers may open their farm to friends, neighbors, and even tourists. As farmers welcome visitors to the farm, they must be ready to handle the myriad of risks that they bring with them. Join this webinar to receive practical advice from an agritourism expert, an insurance agent, and an attorney.

Location:
Online event

Contact:
Legal Food Hub / 844-529-4769 /

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/3716116831399/WN_rT7r-M_oR32lLGkeiJoWrw

 

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Each Farm Office Live will start off with presentations on select agriculture law and farm management topics from OSU CFAES experts and then will be opened up for questions from attendees on other topics of interest.  Viewers can attend "Farm Office Live" online each month on Wednesday evening or Friday morning, or can catch a recording of each program.

Location:
Online event

Contact:
Barry Ward / 614-688-3959 /

https://go.osu.edu/farmofficelive

 

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Thursday, March 11, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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This webinar is part of a winter 2021 series hosted by the Legal Food Hub, a project of Conservation Law Foundation.

During this webinar, participants will discuss the details of a social enterprise. The webinar will address advantages and disadvantages of common business structures that can be the foundation for a social enterprise (sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, corporations, co-ops, and non-profits).

Location:
Online event

Contact:
Legal Food Hub / 844-529-4769 /

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/8016116831808/WN_koTT-SX1ShySLFhLJUC5yw

 

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Friday, March 12, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Each Farm Office Live will start off with presentations on select agriculture law and farm management topics from OSU CFAES experts and then will be opened up for questions from attendees on other topics of interest.  Viewers can attend "Farm Office Live" online each month on Wednesday evening or Friday morning, or can catch a recording of each program.

Location:
Online event

Contact:
Barry Ward / 614-688-3959 /

https://go.osu.edu/farmofficelive

 

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021
11:00 am - 11:45 am

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Soil health is at the heart of most organic farming. Ohio State soil researchers compared a huge volume of soil health test results and collected details on management practices to go with it. See what the data told us about which practices might really be moving the needle on soil health and organic matter.

Location:
Online event

Contact:
OSU College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences / 614-292-2011 /

http://go.osu.edu/organic-series

 

Online event 

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
7:00 pm

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This session is a part of the National Young Farmers Coalition Winter Webinar Series, an online conference focusing on making federal, state and local policy change more accessible. This session will focus on how state and federal agencies turn laws into programs.

Location:
Virtual conference

Contact:
National Young Farmers Coalition / (518) 643-3564 /

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-webinar-series-you-write-the-rules-tickets-132886911329

 

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Monday, March 22, 2021 through Thursday, March 25, 2021
All day

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Join members of Organic Farmers Association as farmers across the country join together in a week of targeted advocacy in Washington, D.C. OFA will support you with talking points, link you with other OFA members in your same district, and provide pre- and post-training to make the most of your hill visits.

Location:
Virtual conference

Contact:
Organic Farmers Association / 202-526-2726 /

https://organicfarmersassociation.org/event/ofa-virtual-advocacy-days/

 

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
6:00-8:30 PM EST

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OEFFA's popular half-day Farm Vision workshop is headed online this year!

We will help you map out your farm vision, clarify your goals and values, and assess your strengths, resources, and needs before beginning a farming enterprise.

Using a combination of farmer virtual presentations, individual skill assessments and vision exercises, and breakout discussions, find out if you are ready to begin farming and leave with an action plan toward developing your farm dreams.

A panel of mid-career farmers will reflect on their beginnings with plenty of time for questions and answers. In addition to learning from the successes and challenges of these farmers, this interactive workshop will provide you with the tools to help you get started, including:

>Assessment of the rewards and risks of starting a new farm business
>Farm mapping and enterprise brainstorming
>Farming and business skills assessment
>Market and revenue potential evaluation
>Action plan for starting your business

Event Location
This event will be held via Zoom webinar software. It will work best for those who can join by computer. Once you register, we will send you a link for joining the webinar.

Event Details
Cost: $20 for non-members, $15 for OEFFA members. Use promotional code MembersSave2021 for the 25 percent member discount.

Location:
Virtual

Contact:
Rachel Tayse / (614) 947-1633 /

http://beginfarming.oeffa.org/farm-vision/

 

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021
7:00 pm

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This session, entitled 'Changing Land Policy from the Ground Up: Intro to Zoning and Other Local Decision Making Boards' is a part of the National Young Farmers Coalition Winter Webinar Series, an online conference focusing on making federal, state and local policy change more accessible. This session will focus on local land use policy.

Location:
Virtual conference

Contact:
National Young Farmers Coalition / (518) 643-3564 /

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-webinar-series-changing-land-policy-from-the-ground-up-tickets-1

 

Online event 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Each Farm Office Live will start off with presentations on select agriculture law and farm management topics from OSU CFAES experts and then will be opened up for questions from attendees on other topics of interest.  Viewers can attend "Farm Office Live" online each month on Wednesday evening or Friday morning, or can catch a recording of each program.

Location:
Online event

Contact:
Barry Ward / 614-688-3959 /

https://go.osu.edu/farmofficelive

 

Online event 

Friday, April 9, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Each Farm Office Live will start off with presentations on select agriculture law and farm management topics from OSU CFAES experts and then will be opened up for questions from attendees on other topics of interest.  Viewers can attend "Farm Office Live" online each month on Wednesday evening or Friday morning, or can catch a recording of each program.

Location:
Online event

Contact:
Barry Ward / 614-688-3959 /

https://go.osu.edu/farmofficelive

 

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