The Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council Annual Conference will be held in-person on Feb. 18 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) at Beck’s Hybrids in London, Ohio. The program theme is “Foraging for Profit.” All Ohioans involved in forage production and feeding are invited to attend.
The keynote speakers will be Greg Braun, Victor Shelton and Bob Hendershot; all three are retired NRCS grassland conservationists from Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio respectively. Additional featured speakers include Marilia Chiavegato, assistant professor at Ohio State, and two of her students, who will provide a university forage research update. Several producer talks will include hay producer Glen Courtright, dairy producer Jason Hartschuh, and sheep and goat producer Shawn Ray. Additional details and online payment are available at ohiofgc.square.site. Registration is due by Feb. 11. For more information, contact Gary Wilson, OFGC executive secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org, or 419-348-3500).