2022 Central Ohio Agronomy School: The Nuts & Bolts About Corn & Soybean Production (Knox)

Mar 28, 2022, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Ramser 4-H Activity Center 700 Perimeter Dr.  Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 (on the fairgrounds)
Contact: 
Knox County Extension Office
740-397-0401

The 2022 Central Ohio Agronomy School will be held on Monday evenings, beginning on Monday

March 7 through Monday March 28, from 6:30 –9:00 p.m. at the Ramser 4-H Activity Center 700 Perimeter Dr.  Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 (on the fairgrounds).  This four-week program will provide the attendees with the most comprehensive, up-to-date crop production and agricultural technology information available today.  This school is designed with everyone in mind; part-time or full-time producer, beginner or CCA agronomist.  Within each subject area we will teach the basic concepts and progress to the most advanced agronomic principles.

Topics include:

March 7 -    Weed ID With Live Plants - Key Identifying Characteristics

                                    John Barker, Ag Educator, Knox County

                     I Have It … Now How Do I Get Rid of It? – Developing Multi-Year Herbicide Programs

                                    Dr. Mark Loux, OSU Weed Science

March 14 -   Local, State and National Issues Facing American Farmers

                                    John Linder, Chairman National Corn Growers Association

                     Are Retirement Plans in Your Future – What Do I Need To Consider? 

                                    David Marrison, OSU Extension - Coshocton County

March 21 – Corn Disease Update – Tar Spot, Vomitoxin and Much More

                                    Dr. Pierce Paul, OSU Plant Pathology

                     Carbon Credits - Is There Really A Market In Ohio? 

                                    Mike Estadt, OSU Extension - Pickaway County 

 March 28 – Solar Leasing Considerations For Ohio Farmers?

                                    Eric Romich, Field Specialist Energy Education Ohio State University Extension

                        Ag Outlook - Farming In A World Facing Supply Chain & COVID Issues

                                    Ben Brown, Sr. Research Associate Univ. of Missouri Extension   

This school will provide:

11.5 continuing education credits (CEU’s) for Certified Crop Advisors,

                        C.M. 2, I.P.M. 5.5, N.M 1, P.D. 3.

8.5 hours of Commercial Pesticide & Fertilizer Credits

                        Core, 2A, 2C, 2D, 9, and 15 (fertilizer).        

8.5 hours of Private Pesticide & Fertilizer Credits

            Core, Cat 1, Cat 2, Cat 6, and Cat 15 (fertilizer).

Registration costs vary due to CCA credits and pesticide applicator credits.

This program is sponsored by Advantage Ag & Equipment, B&B Farm Service, Central Ohio Farmers CO-OP, Clark Seeds, Cubbage Electric, Farmcredit, Seed Consultants, and The Ohio State University Extension,

For more information contact the OSU Extension Office in Knox County (740-397-0401).  The following link will provide more information for this program.  https://u.osu.edu/knoxcountyag/2022/01/28/2022-central-ohio-agronomy-school/