Workshop to address organic farming in Ohio

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, a non-profit education organization, and the Ohio State University Organic Food & Farming Education and Research Program, a nationally recognized leader in organic farming research, will present Organics 101: An Introduction to Organic Crop Production.

This educational workshop will be held Dec. 10 at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, in Bowling Green, Ohio Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Agricultural Incubator Foundation is located at 13737 Middleton Pike, Bowling Green, Ohio.

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

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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.

Preregistration is encouraged and cost is $30. Participants will receive lunch at no additional charge. Registration information should be sent to Mike Anderson, OEFFA, 41 Croswell Road, Columbus, OH 43214.

For registration information contact Mike Anderson at 614-421-2022, ext. 204, or e-mail mike@oeffa.org. More information regarding this workshop is available at www.oeffa.org.

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