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Friday, October 14, 2022 through Friday, November 11, 2022
10 a.m.

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Free, weekly webinars from October 14 through November 11. All sessions are on Fridays at 10 a.m. and will last for approximately 60 minutes plus questions. The same link will allow you to join each session.

10/14: Doug Tallamy, University of Delaware
Pollinators' Best Hope: A New Approach to Pollinator Habitat That Starts in Your Yard

10/21: Harland Patch, Penn State University
Creating Pollinator Gardens: the Role of Plant Choice and Design

10/28: Heather Holm, Author and Biologist
Creating and Managing Habitat for Native Bees

11/4: Matthew Shepherd, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
Deciding To Create A Pollinator Garden Is The Easy Step -- What To Do Next?

11/11: Shana Byrd, The Dawes Arboretum
Getting Started with Wildflower Patches, Flower Strips, and Meadows

This program is funded in part by a USDA/NIFA Integrated Pest Management Pollinator Health grant.

Coordinated by Denise Ellsworth, OSU Department of Entomology

This event will be presented with automated closed captions. If you wish to request traditional CART services or other accommodations, please contact Denise Ellsworth at ellsworth.2@osu.edu. Requests made by will 10/10/22 will allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Location:
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Contact:
Denise Ellsworth / (614) 688-0218 /

http://osu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__y1hvBGcRC28dybWXThGgQ

 

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Monday, December 5, 2022 through Monday, December 19, 2022
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

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Register today for this three-part winter course with farm consultant Ellen Polishuk of Plant to Profit! This course will build on the material covered in introductory sessions in January and March 2022 (available to watch on fairfarms.oeffa.org/polishuk). Take a deep dive into your numbers from the season to understand your farm's costs of production and calculate fair prices and wages.

The What: In order to increase farm profits, we have to dive into assessing IF and WHICH of our crops, enterprises, and markets are actually generating profits.

The Why: Growers are struggling to attract and retain excellent employees. We want to pay our people more. How much more can we really "afford" to pay?

The How: We are going to keep appropriate yield, labor, and cost data in the 2022 season.

The Deal: We will meet virtually in December to discuss how to discover profitability using three different strategies:
- Veggie Compass, whole farm profitability tool
- Individual Crop Costing Tool, provided by Kitchen Table Consultants
- An informative and organized Profit and Loss Report, a tool for making decisions on increasing labor cost

Visit fairfarms.oeffa.org/polishuk to view a recordkeeping checklist and costing tools resource list to keep track of your numbers this growing season.

The cost of this three-part course is $75 and includes the opportunity for a one-on-one consultation session with Ellen. Course capacity is limited to 40.

Location:
Online

Contact:
Jacob Taylor / (614) 725-3162 /

http://fairfarms.oeffa.org/polishuk

 

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