Agronomy Programming-January, 2014

A wide range of agronomy programing will be offered across the state in the January through March time period. We hope you take advantage of several of these programs in 2014. For a complete list and any new additions see our calendar page at:https://agcrops.osu.edu/calendar

January 2014

January 1
Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Meetings
Across State
Click here to access page with all available pesticide recertification dates for Private Applicators being held January 2014-March 2014.
 
January 13
West Ohio Agronomy Day-Daytime Session
St. Michael’s Hall in Ft. Loramie, OH
West Ohio Agronomy Day hosts speakers from both Purdue and Ohio State University Extension. Daytime and evening sessions offer a comprehensive crop production agenda.
 
January 13
West Ohio Agronomy Day-Evening Session
St. Michael’s Hall in Ft. Loramie, OH
West Ohio Agronomy Day hosts speakers from both Purdue and Ohio State University Extension. Daytime and evening sessions offer a comprehensive crop production agenda
 
January 14
Conservation Tillage Breakfast
The Plaza Inn, Mt Victory, OH
Crop Diseases/Fungicides-Dr Pierce Paul OSU/OARDC Department of Plant Pathology
 
January 14
Fertility 202: An Agronomy Day Focused on Fertility
Fairfield County Ag Center, 831 College Avenue, Lancaster OH 43130
the focus of this program will include: taking soil samples that result in accurate soil nutrient analysis, interpreting soil tests, including updated detail on the differences in nutrient test extraction methods, developing fertilizer recommendations that optimize yield, AND profit plus discussion on moving toward precision nutrient management.
 
January 14
Software for Developing Nutrient Management Plans Workshop
Ohio State University Extension-Putnam County, 1206 East Second St, Ottawa , OH
For Certified Crop Advisers who would like to become a NRCS Certified Nutrient Management Plan Provider Planner or NRCS/SWCD personnel.
 
January 15
Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Training Session
Shelby County Extension Office, 810 Fair Road, Sidney, OH
This training session is designed to help participants understand the principles necessary to become a certified crop advisor and to assist in preparation for the state and international CCA exams. It is not a crash course designed to cover all specific information necessary to pass the CCA exam. However, it will cover some of the performance objectives and will assist students by giving better direction for independent study.

January 14
Webinar-Corn Production-Corn, Soybean & Wheat Connection
Online at multiple sites
A new educational offering for Ohio farmers is a series of Webinars- Corn, Soybean and Wheat Connection is being offered online in winter 2014. There are three ways to view these events. One is at select county arranged locations. Second online in your home or office. third is via a recording of the session posted 10 days after the program.
January 15
Unger Farm Soybean, MRI and Corn Management Practice Research
Crawford County Court House 112 East Mansfield Street (Lower Level conference room) Bucyrus Ohio 44820
We will be looking back at management practices used during 2013 at OSU Extension Unger Farm that increased profitability in our research plots and what new questions were created.

January 20
2014 Central Ohio Agronomy School Series
OSU Extension-Knox County, 160 Columbus Rd, Mt Vernon, OH 43050
This is a multi session agronomy school series being held on January 20 & 27, February 3, 10, 17 & 24 starting at 6:30 each night at Knox County Extension Office. A comprehensive soybean school will be held on February 3 & 10.
 
January 22
Southwest Ohio Agronomy Day
Fayette County Agriculture Service Center, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160
Topics to be covered include: New Information on Nematodes on Corn in Ohio, Nutrient Management Update, Palmer Amaranth in Southwest Ohio, Update on Corn Research in Ohio. Registration: 8:30am, Program: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 
 
January 23
Corn/Soybean Day
Founder’s Hall at Sauder Village 22611 St. Rt. 2 Archbold, Ohio
The annual Corn/Soybean Day program is scheduled for January 23rd at Sauder Farm and Craft Village’s Founders Hall from 8:30 to 5:15. The program has a variety of speakers and 26 exhibitors sharing information on management practices for the 2014 crop production season.
 
January 23
Wyandot Agronomy Day
Wyandot County Fair Grounds Masters Building, Upper Sandusky
Program provides private pesticide applicator credit and covering the latest information in pest control along with information on how to best utilize precision agriculture data to manage your farm.
 
January 23
Agronomy Night-Putnam County
Kalida K of C Hall. Kalida, OH
The annual Putnam County OSU Extension Agronomy night at the Kalida K of C Hall starting at 6:30 p.m. Once again Agronomy Night will have a wide variety of topics presented by Extension specialists and local industry people.
 
January 28
Conservation Tillage Breakfast
The Plaza Inn, Mt Victory, OH
Weed Control Strategies-Harold Watters - OSU Extension Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
 
January 28
Coshocton and Muskingum Counties Agronomy School
Conesville United Methodist Church 195 State St Conesville, OH 43811
Some of the topics of discussion will include: Weed Management, Everything But the Kitchen Sink: High Input Soybean, Precision Ag Update and Manure Nutrient Management.
 
January 30
Paulding County Agronomy Day
OSU Extension Address, 503 Fairground Dr, Paulding, OH 45879
 
January 30
Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conferences-Dayton
Dayton Convention Center, Dayton, Ohio
Complete requirements for Ohio commercial pesticide recertification in one day. Speakers include Ohio State University Extension state specialists, field specialists, and researchers. Ohio Department of Agriculture personnel and key industry leaders are also on program.
 
January 30
Forage Production School Workshop Series
Multiple Locations
The school is geared to anyone producing hay or silage that will be used to feed ruminate animals. Dairy, Beef, and sheep producers will be able to improve their forage production to increase profits and commercial hay growers will learn new information to be able to better meet there customer’s needs and grow more tons on less acres.The workshops will be held Jan. 30, Feb. 4 and Feb. 11.
 
January 31
Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conferences-Sandusky
Kalahari Conference Center, Sandusky, Ohio
Complete requirements for Ohio commercial pesticide recertification in one day. Speakers include Ohio State University Extension state specialists, field specialists, and researchers. Ohio Department of Agriculture personnel and key industry leaders are also on program.

 

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