Workshop covers basics of organic ag production

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association and the Ohio State University Organic Food & Farming Education and Research Program will present “Organics 101: An Introduction to Organic Crop Production” Dec. 10.

This workshop will be held at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation in Bowling Green, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The program will include presentations by OSU research scientists and Extension educators, organic farmers, and organic certification representatives.

Participants will learn about the organic certification standard, the certification process, organic crop production practices, the economics of organic crop production, and the marketing opportunities for organic crop producers.

Registration

The cost of this workshop is $30, which includes lunch. Registration information should be sent to Mike Anderson, OEFFA, 41 Croswell Road., Columbus, OH 43214.

For more information, go to www.oeffa.org or call 614-421-2022 ext. 204 or mike@oeffa.org. Pre-registration is encouraged.

The Agricultural Incubator Foundation is located at 13737 Middleton Pike, Bowling Green.

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