County Meetings

The Ohio State University Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conferences are organized yearly by AEDE. The conferences feature a series of meetings updating Ohio communities on policy changes, key issues, and January market behavior with respect to farm, food, energy resources, and the environment. 

The meeting schedule for the 2018-2019 county meetings is as follows:

January 14, 2019 Agricultural Outlook Meeting, 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Emmett Chapel, 318 Tarlton Road, Circleville, Ohio. Discussion of issues and trends affecting Ohio agriculture. Speakers will be Ben Brown, Barry Ward, Ian Sheldon, Zoe Plakias and Aaron Wilson from OSU Extension and CFAES’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. Registration: $10. Register by Jan. 12 by calling OSU Extension’s Pickaway County office, 740-474-7534. Details: pickaway.osu.edu.

January 17, 2019 Agricultural Outlook Meeting, 8 a.m. to noon, Der Dutchman, 445 S. Jefferson Ave., Plain City, Ohio. Registration: $15. Discussion of issues and trends affecting Ohio agriculture. Speakers will be Barry Ward, Ben Brown, Ian Sheldon and Aaron Wilson from OSU Extension and CFAES’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. Register by Jan. 10 by calling OSU Extension’s Union County office. 937-644-8117. Details: union.osu.edu.

January 24, 2019 Agricultural Outlook Meeting, 9 a.m. to noon, St. Mary’s Hall, 46 E. Main St., Wakeman, Ohio. Discussion of issues and trends affecting Ohio agriculture. Speakers will be Barry Ward, Ben Brown and David Marrison from OSU Extension and CFAES’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. Registration is free by Jan. 22; $20 after Jan. 22. Register by calling OSU Extension’s Huron County office, 419-668-8219. Details: huron.osu.edu.

January 28, 2019 Agricultural Outlook Meeting, 6-9 p.m., Jewell Community Center, 7900 Independence Road, Jewell, Ohio. Discussion of issues and trends affecting Ohio agriculture. Speakers will be Ian Sheldon, Ben Brown and Aaron Wilson from OSU Extension and CFAES’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. Registration: $10 by Jan. 22; $20 after Jan. 22. Register by calling OSU Extension’s Defiance County office, 419-782-4771. Details: defiance.osu.edu.

January 30, 2019 Agricultural Outlook Meeting, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Fisher Auditorium, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, Ohio. Discussion of issues and trends affecting Ohio agriculture. Speakers will be Ian Sheldon, Ben Brown, Barry Ward, Dianne Shoemaker, David Marrison and Kenneth Burdine from OSU Extension and CFAES’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. Registration: $15. Register by Jan. 24 by calling OSU Extension’s Wayne County office, 330-264-8722. Details: wayne.osu.edu.

February 13, 2019 Agricultural Outlook Meeting, 5:30-9 p.m., Wayside Chapel, 2341 Kerstetter Road, Bucyrus, Ohio. Discussion of issues and trends affecting Ohio agriculture. Speakers will Barry Ward, Ben Brown and Ian Sheldon from OSU Extension and CFAES’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. Registration: $15. Register by Feb. 5 by contacting OSU Extension’s Crawford County, 419-562-8731, hartschuh.11@osu.edu. Details: crawford.osu.edu.

March 22, 2019 Agricultural Outlook Meeting, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Romer’s Catering, 118 E. Main St., Greenville, Ohio. Discussion of issues and trends affecting Ohio agriculture. Speakers will be Barry Ward, Ben Brown, David Marrison and Ian Sheldon from OSU Extension and CFAES’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. Registration: $20. Register by March 16 by calling OSU Extension’s Darke County office, 937-548-5215. Details: darke.osu.edu.