Ohio Ag Council and Farm Foundation Forum - Tuesday, April 23

 OAC Spring Meeting Day - Tuesday, April 23
Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center 

Special Opportunity
Farm Foundation Forum

9-11 am Program
Human Capital Challenges in the Food and Agriculture Sector

For the first time in 10 years, the Farm Foundation's Forum will take place outside of Washington D.C. Join Ohio Ag Council members and others interested in the human capital landscape of the food and ag sectors during this morning session.  Panelists include: Cathann Kress, VP & Dean, OSU CFAES; Lou Kozma, President, Hirzel Farms; Drew Ratterman, Corteva Agrisciences; and Robert Foster, Foster Brothers Farm, Vermont. 

Ohio Ag Council Spring Meeting
NOTE:  EARLIER START TIME of 11 am

11:00 - 11:30 am
Registration and networking with Ohio agricultural leaders

11:30 - 12 Noon 
The business session with President Hinda Mitchell will include an update on OSU's College of Veterinary Medicine by Dean Rustin Moore and announcement of the 2019 Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductees.

12 Noon Luncheon and Program
An Ohio Roadmap: Food & Ag Labor
Join us for a candid conversation with panelists representing the Ohio food and ag industry.  Panelists include:  Tracy Kitchel, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership, OSU CFAES; Jack Staugler, Human Resources Director, Cooper Farms; and Jim Hansel, Career Tech Program Specialist, Great Oaks Career Campuses.  The session will be moderated by  Constance Cullman, President, Farm Foundation.

Where:
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
Ohio State University
2201 Fred Taylor Dr, Columbus, OH 43221

Note Parking Information:
Parking is available at the 4-H Center and to the east across Fred Taylor Drive in the Bill Davis Stadium Lot. Parking permits will be emailed to all completed registrants a few days prior to the event.

 

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Register for both events  by clicking here!

Wish to view only the morning session - via Webcast - register  HERE.