Registration is open for Northwest Ohio Small Farm Conference & Trade Show

Calling all beginning and small farmers! Northwest State and OSU Extension Henry County invite you to spend a day networking with peers, attending targeted educational sessions, and learning more about the latest products and services available for small farms. Register for the Northwest Ohio Small Farm Conference & Trade Show by March 1.

Questions? Contact Garth Ruff at 419.592.0806 or ruff.72@osu.edu.

Reusable Straw Sales Benefit DLC Trip

Plastic drinking straws are polluting our environment, and several U.S. cities have banned their use. To help offset the use of plastic straws, the Dean’s Leadership Cluster is selling eco-friendly, reusable stainless steel straws. Money raised will help fund the group’s business trip to Knoxville, Tennessee, in March. Help keep the planet safe and healthy! Purchase your kit in Room 128, ‘E’ Building or call 419.267.1351 for more information.

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Ag Studies Chair to Speak at Pettisville Ag Night on Feb. 4, 2019

The third meeting of the Pettisville Adult Agriculture Education Night Series will be held on Monday, February 4 at 7 p.m. in the Pettisville Ag Room. There will be two speakers for the evening. 

Gretchen Lee, 2018 Pettisville graduate and current Ohio FFA state secretary, traveled to South Africa for several days in January for an agriculture tour with state officers from around the nation. She will share information from the trip about the agriculture and cultural differences in that country.

Michael Leonard, department chair of agriculture studies at Northwest State Community College, will be sharing what NSCC has to offer in agriculture curriculum. Two majors are in the works for this program.

The meeting is free and open to the public, regardless of school district. Guests should park in the west lot and enter through door #12 on the southwest corner.

Questions? Contact John Poulson at jpoulson@pettisvilleschools.org or 419.446.2705. In the event of inclement weather, a cancellation will be announced on 96.1 WMTR and 103.1 WNDH.