East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference

Apr 6, 2018, 9:00am - 3:30pm
Deadline: 
Location: 
R.G. Drage Career Technical Center – 2800 Richville Drive SW, Massillon
Contact: 
330-674-3015

All women and young women (high school age) who are interested, involved in, or want to become involved with food, agricultural, or natural resources production or small business are encouraged to attend. This conference includes ANR, FCS, and youth development educational focus

The conference program features a networking fair, 16 breakout sessions, and two extended breakout sessions presented by OSU Extension educators, producers and partner agencies. Sessions are focused around five themes: business and finance, plants and animals, communication, home and family, and special interest (branding and online marketing). The keynote speaker will be Rose Hartschuh – farm wife, mother, Agvocate, and recent winner of the American Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award. More information is available via the attached flier and online.

Registered participants, community organizations or businesses interested in sponsorship information, and/or securing an information/vendor table, should contact the OSU Extension Coshocton County office at 740-622-2265.

Interested individuals can register for the conference online at go.osu.edu/eowia2018. Cost of the conference is $55 for adult participants and $30 for students. Conference fee includes conference participation, continental breakfast, lunch and conference handouts. A special discount is available for those women and students who also plan to attend the Northeast Ohio Small Farm Conference on Saturday, April 7. Deadline for registration is Friday, March 23. For more information, contact the OSU Extension Holmes County Office at 330-674-3015.