Ohio AgriBusiness CEO to highlight Northwest Ohio ag breakfast forum

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TOLEDO — Inflation, economic developments, political decisions, urban sprawl, and of course climate change are just a few of the challenges within the agribusiness industry.

Despite many issues, agriculture continues to be Ohio’s leading industry. An organization with more than 130 years of history tackling challenges in the industry is aiming to educate the public on the future of agribusiness.

Chris Henney, president and CEO, Ohio AgriBusiness Association, will present, “Changes in Agribusiness,” at the monthly Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum, May 16 from 8-9:30 a.m. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. with informal networking, hosted by the Center for Innovative Food Technology at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, north of Bowling Green.

Henney will discuss changes, challenges, new opportunities, state budgets and bills, as well as nutrient and water quality issues facing many people involved in the agriculture industry. The Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum is an educational networking opportunity to provide information on current issues, trends and programs available to the agricultural community and those who support its advancement.

The cost is $10 per person (cash or check at the door) which includes breakfast and networking opportunities. The Agricultural Incubator Foundation is located at 13737 Middleton Pike (St. Rt. 582) in Bowling Green.Directions. Take I-75 to state Route 582, exit 187 (Luckey/Haskins). Travel west on state Route 582 approximately 2.2 miles.

The Agricultural Incubator Foundation is located on the south side of state Route 582.Walk-ins are welcome, but guests are encouraged to reserve a seat in advance by emailing rsvp@ciftinnovation.org. at www.ciftinnovation.org.You can also reach CIFT at 877-668-3472, or 419-535-6000.

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