The 2018 Annual Grower's Meeting 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

9 a.m - 11 a.m.

Celebrate National Agriculture Day with us! As a specialty crop grower and respected agricultural professional in Ohio, CIFT invites you to attend this informative session on expanding your growing techniques and food safety measures. This workshop will include area experts on food safety and traceability initiatives, blanching and freezing, and unique growing systems.

Session Agenda:

  • Welcome from State Senator Rob McColley, District 1, Ohio Senate Agriculture Committee member
  • Food Safety for producers, supply traceability and Global Gap pre-audit
  • Vertical trellis growing systems for increased crop yield
  • Blanching and freezing opportunities for product life extension at the Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen (NOCK) state-of- the-art cryogenic freezer

CIFT is a developer and provider of technical innovations and solutions for the food processing, agribusiness, and agriculture sectors of the economy in our region, our state and beyond.

This session is supported by the Ohio Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, and financed in part through a grant from the Ohio Department of Agriculture

Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. 

Cost

FREE! Please register to reserve your seat. Space is limited.

Location

The AIF is located at 13737 Middleton Pike (St. Rt. 582) in Bowling Green.