December 20, 2018 - 12:10pm -- ferencak.2

The 2019 Mid-Ohio Growers Meeting is January 10 and 11 at the Mount Hope Event Center located at 8076 SR 241, Mount Hope.  The meeting features educational sessions, demonstrations, and a large vendor/trade show.  If you are a commercial horticultural grower, fruits, vegetables or flowers, field, greenhouse or high tunnel production, conventional or organic production, then this is a must attend meeting.  Some of the topics that will be covered at the 2019 growers meeting on Thursday, January 10 include building healthy soils, high tunnel tomato production, growing leafy greens field and high tunnel production, growing and marketing cut flowers, flower diseases, cover crops, strawberries and blueberries, apple production, cole crop production and grower food safety requirements.  Some of the Friday, January 11 session topics include family farm values, growing onions, garlic and leeks, soil borne diseases, building healthy soils, insect identification, peach growing, flower production and marketing, beekeeping, season extension with high tunnels and growing pumpkins and gourds.

The cost of the meeting is $20 if postmarked by Dec. 31. After Dec. 31, the cost is $25 paid at the door. Participants 14 and under will be admitted free.

The fee includes the trade show and materials.  A food concession will be available during the meeting.  For more information or to register, call or write: Mid-Ohio Growers LLC, PO Box 111, Mt. Hope, OH 44691, 330-275-7566 or e-mail midohiogrowersmtg@gmail.com.

For a list of local hotels, contact the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau at visitamishcountry.com.