FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
KALIDA, Ohio (June 7, 2019) – The Nature Conservancy and partners are hosting the annual Field-to-Lake Field Day event located at the Kalida Fish and Wildlife Game Club on July 17, 2019. Field-to-Lake events will include more than fifteen industry and farming experts focusing on topics related to water management, soil health, and updates from numerous ag industries.
The day will kick off at 1:00 pm and will include a keynote address focused on how conservation practices can help with recent weather patterns, by The Ohio State University Extension Agent Aaron Wilson. Afternoon breakout sessions will run until 4:15 pm followed by a local farmer-led panel. Dinner will be provided including six industry updates. The evening will conclude with an ice cream social hour giving farmers the opportunity to connect.
The event is free upon registration and open to the public. Farmers, crop advisors, industry professionals, governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations, and legislators will find topics covered at this field day to be timely and relevant.
The Kalida Fish and Game Club is a non-profit organization that was established in 1966. Their goal is to promote the conservation and restoration of natural resources and environment. In June 2019, a wetland will be constructed on 4 acres used for educational purposes. Funding was provided by Kalida Fish and Game Club, Putnam Soil and Water Conservation District, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ducks Unlimited, and Pheasants Forever.
Sponsors of the Field-to-Lake Field Day event include Kalida Fish and Game Club, Deere and Company, Findlay Implement Co., Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, The Nature Conservancy, Ohio Conservation Action Project, Putnam Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), Defiance SWCD, Paulding SWCD, Van Wert SWCD, and The Ohio State University Extension.
For more information on the Field Day and to register, visit the Putnam Soil and Water Conservation District website: putnamcountyohio.gov/CountyAgencies/SoilWater.aspx