Last chance to sign up for farmland preservation state summit


REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio – Interested consumers, farm leaders, and state and local officials can still register to participate in the third annual Ohio Farmland Preservation Summit, which will be Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The summit will be at the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Bromfield Administration Building located at 8995 E. Main St. in Reynoldsburg.

This year’s summit, Building Protection Through Partnerships, will provide participants with the opportunity to exchange information with other concerned citizens and public officials.

Speakers will include Ohio Agriculture Director Fred L. Dailey; Republican State Rep. Anthony Core; and Bob Wagner, assistant vice president for field programs, American Farmland Trust.

The completed registration form and a $35 registration fee, which includes lunch and materials for the day, must be postmarked by Oct. 24 to avoid the late registration fee of $50.

Registrations postmarked after Oct. 31 will not be accepted, and no walk-ins will be permitted at the summit.

Registration is limited to 180 participants.

For registration information go to, or contact Jill Clark, Ohio field representative of American Farmland Trust, at 614-469-9877 or by e-mail at

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