COLUMBUS, Ohio — Farmers are among our best stewards of soil and water resources, and their influence can extend even beyond the farm gate as leaders in local efforts to improve soil and water health. An upcoming training will help farmers tap their leadership potential and make a difference for their farms and communities.
Through engaging presentations, discussions and activities, participants will learn the basics of watershed management and how farmers can be proactive players in water quality solutions.
Tap Your Potential: A Training to Grow Farmer Leadership in Watershed Management
- Dates: The training takes place in 3 parts in December 2020: Tuesday, Dec. 8th; Thursday, Dec. 10th; and Tuesday, Dec. 15th
- Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST on all 3 days
- Who is it for: Farmers who want to learn more about how they can make a difference in local water quality concerns. Training content will focus on the Upper Scioto watershed, but farmers from anywhere in Ohio are welcome to attend.
- Organizers: This training is a collaborative effort between American Farmland Trust, City of Columbus, Ohio State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Iowa State University, University of Kentucky, and University of Arkansas.
- Registration is free but required. Learn more and register here: https://tinyurl.com/usrw-leader
— Ohio State University Extension
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