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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

December 18, 2015 - 4:04pm -- Anonymous

The annual Mid-Ohio Growers meeting is scheduled for January 14-15at the Buckeye Event Center in Dalton.   Anyone involved in growing vegetable produce, fruit, or flowers for commercial sale will benefit from attending the meeting.  The meeting features educational presentations, and hands –on demonstrations and activities combined with a large trade show displaying products, equipment, supplies and information all related to commercial produce and flower production.  Each day there are 3 rooms devoted to educational presentations throughout the day.  On January 14 there are 21 different presentations scheduled and on January 15 there are another 12 presentations scheduled.  Presenters include Extension and University personnel, Industry and business owners/representatives and experienced growers.  Topics cover field, high tunnel and greenhouse production methods, produce regulations, soil health, business development, marketing, weed, disease and insect management and more.  The meeting runs from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm on January 14 and from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm on January 15.  Registration cost is $20/person if registered by December 31 and $25/ person if registering after December 31 or at the door.  Meals not included in the registration fee, but food is available on site.  A registration form along with a brochure of all the presentation topics and presenters is available on-line at:  or call 330-275-7566 for more information.