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Small Grains Field Day-Wayne County

The OARDC Schaffter Farm located at 3240 Oil City Rd., Wooster, will be the host location for a Small Grains Field Day scheduled for Tuesday, June 14.  The day begins with registration and sign-in at 9:30 am and the program starts at 10:00am.  The day will conclude around 3:00 pm.   In addition to looking at how small grains are used as a grain crop the field day will also provide information and demonstrations about small grains as cover crops, alternative forages and how they fit into row cropping systems.  Presenters include OARDC Researchers, The Agriculture Research Service Wheat Quality Lab, OSU Extension specialists and OSU Extension educators.  Private pesticide applicator and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits will be offered to field day participants.

Topics that will be covered at the Small Grains Field Day include:

  • Malting Barley: Opportunities and Possibilities for Ohio
  • Small Grains as Cover Crops and Alternative Forages
  • Small Grain Crimping and Soybean Seeding Demonstration
  • Modified Relay Intercropping of Soybeans into Wheat Demonstration
  • Wheat Production Agronomics
  • Wheat and Barley Disease ID and Management
  • Wheat Breeding and Evaluation Update

Pre-registration is requested.  The cost is $25/person if registered by June 3.  Late registration after June 3 is $35/person.  Registration includes handout materials, lunch and refreshments.  Registration forms and checks (Made payable to Ohio State University Extension) should be sent to the Wayne County Extension office at 428 West Liberty Street, Wooster OH  44691.  Click on the following link for an information brochure and registration form:

Small Grains Field Day Flyer

The Small Grains Field Day is sponsored by the following organizations:

  • Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC)
  • Ohio State University ATI
  • Ohio State University Extension
  • Ohio Certified Seed Association\
  • Ohio Corn & Wheat
  • Ohio Soybean Council

For more information contact the Wayne County Extension office at 330-264-8722.