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Ohio State University Extension


Northwest Ohio Crops Day

Join OSU Extension at the Bavarian Haus, just outside of Deshler, Ohio on Friday, February 8, 2019 starting at 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 for the second annual Northwest Ohio Crops Day.  Find answers to your agronomy questions, obtain private pesticide applicator and fertilizer recertification, and CCA education hours as you prepare for the next growing season. This year we are pleased to have Gary Schnitkey from the University of Illinois to discuss grain storage options. The entire speaker and topic lineup for the day will include the following:


   Welcome and Introduction

           Garth Ruff, Henry Co. ANR Ext. Educator

   Problem Weeds ID & Control

          Jeff Stachler, OSU Extension Auglaize Co.

   Precision Ag Update & eFields
           Elizabeth Hawkins, OSU Extension Field Specialist

   Rising the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations

          Steve Culman, OSU Soil Fertility Specialist

   Grain Marketing: Store It or Sell It?
          Gary Schintkey, U. of Illinois Ag. Economist

   Management Considerations for Wheat
          Ed Lentz, OSU Extension Hancock Co.

  Fumigating Stored Grain

          Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension Defiance Co.

During breaks in the program you will have you visit with local and regional companies that offer an array from farm equipment to seed technology to agricultural lending. Lunch and information packet provided with registration. You won’t want to miss out on this opportunity. There will be 4.5 continuing education accredits for Certified Crop Advisors in NM, CM, and IPM.

Please RSVP by February 1, 2019 by contacting OSU Extension Henry County at 419-592-0806 or you email either Garth Ruff at or Stephanie Jaqua at The event will be held at the Bavarian Haus, 3814 St. Rt. 18, Deshler, OH 43516. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m; event starts at 8:30 a.m. Early bird registration by 2/1/2019 costs $35 and the fee covers a light breakfast, lunch, information packet, and education credits. Walk-Ins and registrations after 2/1/2019 will be charged $45 each. For more detailed information, visit the Henry County OSU Extension website at, or the Henry County ANR Extension Facebook page.