Past Events

  1. Aug 16, 2012, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

     USDA Webinar Series for the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Presents: USDA's Fresh Produce Market Inspection Basics Aug. 16, 2012 from 2-3pm FREE, but registration required because space is limited. Registration link here.

  2. Aug 15, 2012 through Sep 4, 2012 (All day)

     The next GAPs Online Produce Safety Course will be offered beginning August 15, 2012 and ending September 4, 2012. Cost: 190.00 (due to expiration of grant funding) Visit  to register Registration Information Here.

  3. Aug 9, 2012, 9:00am - 3:00pm

     OHIO COMPOST AND MANURE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (OCAMM) PRESENTS: MANURE SCIENCE REVIEW THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2012 9:00AM-3:00PM Learn about proper application and storage of manure, reducing phosphorous runoff, mortality composting, and more! Early Birds registration $30 per person after August 1, 2012 price $35 per person

  4. Jul 22, 2012 through Jul 25, 2012 (All day)

     The INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FOOD PROTECTION annual conference 2012 July 22-25, 2012 Providence, Rhode Island More information and registration details here.

  5. Jul 18, 2012 (All day)

    The food chain is a continuum FROM FARM TO FORK.  A large part of our ever growing food chain is TRANSPORTATION.  This Free Webinar from UNITED FRESH will address best practices in the transportation section of the food continuum.   PRODUCE TRANSPORTATION WEBINAR 2:00pm Eastern Wednesday, July 18, 2012

  6. Jun 27, 2012, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    The Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association is hosting its 2012 Summer Tour and Field Day on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Registration fee: Non-members: $25.00 Members: $20.00 for first attendee from a company $10.00 for each additional company attendee Farms on the tour are:  Eshleman Fruit Farm in Clyde Ohio, the OARDC Muck Crop Research Station in Willard, and Buurma Farms in Willard, Ohio.

  7. Jun 12, 2012, 9:00am - 4:30pm

     Market Ready is in Northeast Ohio! Market Ready is a program to help produce growers reach new markets, capitalize on emerging trends, manage market risk, develop relationships and improve profitability. COST: $75.00 per person and $25.00 for each additional person from the same business To register, mail a check payable to THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY to:

  8. Jun 12, 2012, 8:00am - 3:00pm

     FOOD, AGRICULTURAL, AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING Presents... OSU Short Course on Application of Sanitizers for Fresh Produce Safety June 12, 2012 8:00am- 3:00pm Cost:   Register before June 1, 2012 = $25 per person ($15 for students)

  9. Jun 2, 2012, 10:00am - 1:00pm

     The OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team is partnering with Stark Parks to host a Good Agricultural Practices Program in Stark County, June 2, 2012. LOCATION: Exploration Gateway Center at Sippo Lake Park Stark County Parks 5712 12th Street N.W. Canton, OH 44708

  10. May 31, 2012 through Aug 30, 2012 (All day)

     Joe Kovach, Researcher at Ohio State University's OARDC has been experimenting with new "farmland"- abandon parking lots!  TOURS are given of the research plots to show how one can make use of the space for new urban gardening potential!   TOURS are the Last Thursday of Every month May thru August. 4:00pm  1427 Dover Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 (across the street from OSU's ATI branch)