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Farming for the Future 2018
March 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pmFree
4 RUP credits ♦ 5.5 CCA Credits ♦ MAEAP Phase 1 Credit
- 4Rs of nutrient stewardship
- Phosphorus instability and acid rain
- Farm succession: a farmer’s story
- Farm safety
- Food Safety Modernization Act
Featuring Keynote Speaker Joe Nester
Joe Nester is the owner of Nester Ag, LLC, which provides independent agricultural consulting to customers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. Joe has been involved in agriculture for 35 years, and managed a large retail fertilizer business before he started Nester Ag. Joe is past president of the Ohio Association of Independent Crop Consultants, past board chairman of the Ohio Certified Crop Advisers, and a director with Brookside Laboratories, Inc. He is past chairman of the 4R Nutrient Certification Program for Ohio retailers and advisers, and is a board member of the National Alliance for Phosphorus Sustainability. In 2017 Joe was named as one of the 25 all-time legends of no- till at the National No-Till Conference.