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Ag breakfast set

To celebrate agriculture and honor local producers, local agricultural agencies and sponsors are celebrating National Agriculture Week by hosting an Agriculture Community Breakfast Friday, March 21, at 8 a.m. at St John Lutheran Church in Oak Harbor.

The cost for the all-you-can-eat scrambled egg, pancake and ham breakfast is $5. The event is open to the community.

Featured Speaker will be Bruce McPheron, vice president of Agricultural Administration and dean of the Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Proceeds from the breakfast are used to support scholarships. For tickets, contact the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District at 419-898-1595.


Women in Agriculture

The 21st annual Women in Agriculture Conference will be held March 28 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Nazareth Hall in Grand Rapids, Ohio.

This year’s conference will feature 10 breakout sessions. Participants will choose three sessions to attend during the morning. Sessions include topics such as “Keep Your Family Alive – Grain and Farm Safety,” “Credit Scores,” “Take Charge of Your Health With Apps and On-line Courses,” “Income Tax Considerations,” and more.

The conference features a tract designed for young women in agriculture, and several young women from local FFA chapters will be in attendance.

After lunch, participants will hear a presentation on working with multiple generations from keynote speaker, Beth Flynn, leadership consultant and trainer, Ohio State University Leadership Center.

Space for the conference is limited. Registration is $45 if postmarked by March 14 and $50 after the deadline. Registration materials are available by calling the Ohio State University Extension Wood County office at 419-354-9050 or online at http://wood.osu.edu.

For more information about the conference, call the Ohio State University Extension office of Wood County at 419-354-9050.