BOWLING GREEN — Three solar energy experts will discuss the use of renewable energy in the agriculture industry at a Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum to be held March 21.

The event will be from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation (AIF) at 13737 Middleton Pike (Ohio 582) in Bowling Green.

The forum is being hosted by the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT).

Breakfast and informal networking will start at 8 a.m., with the program to follow. The cost is $10 per person for those who RSVP in advance, or $12 per person at the door without RSVP (cash or check) which includes breakfast and networking opportunities.

People are being encouraged to reserve a seat in advance by visiting

Speaking will be Lee Andre of Harvest Energy Solutions, her colleague, Ken Zabarah, territory manager for Ohio and Indiana, and Daryl Stockburger, assistant director of utilities for the City of Bowling Green.

They will discuss the use of solar energy in the Midwest, grid management, northwest Ohio region solar usage, and what the future holds for the industry.

The Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum is an educational networking opportunity, meant to provide information on current issues, trends and programs to the agricultural community and those who support its advancement.