Past Events

  1. Mar 14, 2020, 8:00am - 3:30pm

    Sowing Seeds for Success Do you own a few acres that you want to be productive but you’re not sure what to do? Do you have a passion for farming and turning your piece of this wonderful earth into a food producing oasis? Do you own land or forest that you’re not quite sure how to manage? 

  2. Feb 26, 2020 (All day)

    OSUE Associate Professors Peggy Kirk Hall and Eric Romich will share information and resources on solar leases:  what a lease should include, considerations for long term leases, limitations by entering a lease and costs/income associated with entering into a solar lease.  Be sure to see our Farmland Owner's Guide to Solar Leasing, available on our farmoffice.osu.edu website here.

  3. Feb 25, 2020, 10:00am - 3:00pm

    This two session workshop is structured to help farm families develop a transition plan for the future, discover ways to increase family communication, and learn necessary strategies to successfully transfer management skills and the farm’s business assets from one generation to the next. This workshop will challenge farmfamilies to actively plan for the future of the farm business. The workshop will involve some work and family conversation between the two sessions that will help move the farm farther along in the process of farm transition and succession.

  4. Feb 19, 2020, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

  5. Feb 18, 2020 (All day)

    OSUE Associate Professors Peggy Kirk Hall and Eric Romich will share information and resources on solar leases:  what a lease should include, considerations for long term leases, limitations by entering a lease and costs/income associated with entering into a solar lease.  Be sure to see our Farmland Owner's Guide to Solar Leasing, available on our farmoffice.osu.edu website here.

  6. Feb 12, 2020, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

  7. Feb 6, 2020 (All day)

    This four-part series on Estate Planning and Farm Transitioning will help farm families plan for the future.  The workshops will take place once per month from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the following dates: November 14, 2019 December 18, 2019 January 16, 2020 February 6, 2020 Topics will include:

  8. Feb 3, 2020, 10:00am - 3:00pm

    This two session workshop is structured to help farm families develop a transition plan for the future, discover ways to increase family communication, and learn necessary strategies to successfully transfer management skills and the farm’s business assets from one generation to the next. This workshop will challenge farmfamilies to actively plan for the future of the farm business. The workshop will involve some work and family conversation between the two sessions that will help move the farm farther along in the process of farm transition and succession.

  9. Jan 24, 2020, 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Find out about this new crop, from opportunities to challenges faced by growers. Information includes hemp plant basics, growing practices, rules and regulations, business considerations, and more. Visit this link for the program agenda.

  10. Jan 22, 2020 (All day)

    SOLAR LEASING 101:  Understanding solar lease agreements and trends in solar energy production Join OSU Extension Specialists Peggy Kirk Hall and Eric Romich for an informational program about leasing farmland for utility-scale solar production. Topics include solar development trends, converting farmland to solar production, and key considerations to weigh before signing lease agreements for solar energy production. Madison Engineer’s Conference Room, 825 US 42, London, OH Cost:  free No registration required

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