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Workshop offers ideas for new ideas on the farm to boost income

Do low commodity prices have you concerned about your farm’s economic sustainability? Does your “sharp pencil” have you considering alternative agricultural enterprises to complement commodity corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock? Then consider attending the “Taking Your Farm a Different Direction” workshop on Feb. 27 in Fulton County. Some topics include re-visiting contract and niche swine production opportunities with Garth Ruff, OSUE Henry Co.; Ag Tourism on Your Farm with Rob Leeds, OSUE Delaware Co.; Transition to Organic Grains with Jeff Dean, organic farmer from Sandusky County; and non-GMO and organic grain and poultry production with speakers from local agribusinesses.

If any of these topics are of interest to you, please consider attending. The workshop will occur at the Robert Fulton Ag Center, 8770 State Route 108, Wauseon, OH 43567. Cost of the program is $10 per person and includes lunch. The time of the program is from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm on Thursday, February 27th. Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits applied for. To RSVP call 419-337-9210, email richer.5@osu.edu or check us out at www.fulton.osu.edu

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