PIKETON, Ohio — The 2017 Malting Barley Conference and Trade Show is hosted by OSU Greene County Extension and Little Miami Farms and will be held at the Greene County Fairgrounds located at 100 Fairground Road, Xenia, Ohio, 45385 on March 24 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Malting Barley Conference and Trade Show offers a full day of presentations from researcher and malting barley experts from The Ohio State University and Michigan State University, along with panel discussions from both Ohio farmers and Industry representatives, discussing the industry from production to product and the future forecast of malting barley as a commodity for Ohio growers.
Topics covered will range from, variety selection, disease and weed management to utilizing cooperative markets. The conference will end the day with a tour of Little Miami Farm’s malting barley fields in Xenia, Ohio.
Registration is now open. The cost of the program is $20 and will include morning snacks and beverages, a full lunch provided by the Greene County Cattlemen Association, a folder containing all handouts from the conference.
For more information on the conference, including the link to the online registration, go to www.greene.osu.edu.
— OSU Extension Scioto County