OSU Extension to host women in agriculture program

| February 10, 2016

COSHOCTON – Coshocton County OSU Extension will host a Women in Agriculture program on Tuesday, March 22 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Frontier Power Community Room. Any woman with an interest in farming or an agriculture-related business is encouraged to attend.

The evening will begin with a catered meal at 6 p.m. Following dinner, Melinda Hill will present “Mindfulness and Stress Relief.” Hill is the Family and Consumer Sciences Educator for OSU Extension in Wayne County. She will be teaching on the discipline of mindfulness to help women better manage the stress that can come with juggling any combination of family, farm, off-farm careers, and all the rest of life.

In Coshocton County, there are 588 total women farm operators, which ranks the county number 12 in Ohio for women farmers. There are a high percentage of women farmers in east central Ohio. Of the nineteen counties in Ohio with more than 500 women farmers, seven counties are in east central Ohio.

This program is sponsored by Farm Credit Mid-America. Cost for the evening is $8. RSVP with payment to the OSU Extension office by March 16. Please visit coshocton.osu.edu for a registration flyer or contact Emily Adams with questions at 740-622-2265 or [email protected].

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