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Ohio State University Extension


Agronomy Webinars for Ohio Growers offered in 2014. First program January 14.

Ohio State University Extension is offering three educational webinars called Corn, Soybean and Wheat Connection for Ohio crop farmers and industry during January and February, 2014. The sessions will focus on corn production, soybean production and weed control. There are three options to for individuals to participate in these sessions.

The three program dates and topics are:

   January 14th Corn Production from 7:00-8:30 pm

     Optimizing Corn Yields-Assessing the Contribution of Key Agronomic Management Factors

     Dr. Peter Thomison, State Specialist Corn Production, Ohio State University Extension

     Seed Treatments in Corn: Impacts on Pests and Pollinators

     Dr. Andy Michel, State Specialist Field Crops Entomology, Ohio State University Extension

     Dr. Reed Johnson, Entomologist Apiculture, The Ohio State University

   February 11th Soybean Production from 7:00-8:30 pm

     Everything but the Kitchen Sink: High Input Soybean Production

     Dr. Laura Lindsey, State Specialist Soybean & Small Grains Production, Ohio State University Extension

     Updates on Fungicides and Resistance, Soybean Cyst Nematode and Seed Treatments

     Dr. Anne Dorrance, State Specialist Plant Pathology Soybeans, Ohio State University Extension

   February 25th Weed Control from 10 am-Noon

     Update on New Herbicides/Recommendations

     Managing Herbicide Site of Action

     Dr. Mark Loux, State Specialist Weed Management, Ohio State University Extension

There are three viewing options for individuals to participate in these sessions.

Option 1. At county locations live. Ashtabula, Carroll, Clinton, Darke, Hancock, Hardin, Knox, Morrow, Muskingum, Wayne, Williams and Wood Counties will host sessions in the series. You will want to check locations, other preregistration information and site details at or call the county office listed. Details are listed under the date for each webinar.

Option 2. You can sign-up for connection details to view the broadcast live in your home or office at Please signup for the first session by January 13th.Note you will want a high speed connection to view program. Details on connection speed and other setup information will be sent on January 13th.  

Option 3. Program will be recorded and available on-line 10 days after the program. The location address will be published in CORN Newsletter or by visiting

More details on all three sessions can be found on Ohio State University Extension’s Agronomic Crops Team calendar page at

Crop Observation and Recommendation Network

C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.