Planting season 2019 has tested the limits of resilience for many of us across Ohio. How anomalous has the weather been? Does this fit current trends? How likely are we to experience this again? Join us as we discuss climate impacts on farming in Ohio, water management, price and production risk, and a whole lot more!
8:30 Arrival & Continental Breakfast
9:15 Opening Remarks (Gary Pierzynski: OARDC Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education)
9:25 Ohio’s Changing Climate (Aaron Wilson: OSU Extension Research Scientist and Climate Specialist)
10:15 Water Management (Jeff Hattey: Professor OSU SENR)
11:20 Price and Production Risk (Ben Brown: Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Agricultural Risk Management OSU AEDE)
12:10 Lunch, Networking, & Vendors
1:00 Keynote: Nebraska Flooding Spring 2019 (Tyler Williams: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cropping Systems Extension Educator)
2:00 Farmer Panel Discussion (Fred Yoder, Paul Pullins, Corey Hendricks, and Liza and Bennett Musselman)
2:55 Program Close and Evaluation
RSVP at go.osu.edu/ClimateSmart. Free to attend but RSVP by July 11 required for lunch.
Thanks to our sponsors for making this possible.
Platinum: Farm Credit Mid-America, North Central Climate Collaborative, and Pullins Drainage and Excavating, LLC.
Gold: Ag Credit, Premier Crop Insurance, Ohio Corn & Wheat, Ohio Soybean Council, and Sutton Bank.
Silver: DTN, Farmers State Bank, Ohio AgriBusiness Association, OSU Byrd Center, OSU Department of Geography, and Williamson Insurance Agency.