Assessing soybean diseases and insect pressure can be difficult without proper training and experience. OSU Extension in Northeast Ohio is pleased to be offering aSoybean Disease & Insect Field Night on Monday, evening, August 11, 2014 in Trumbull County, Ohio. Farmers and crop consultants are invited to attend a 2 hour in-field session with Dr. Anne Dorrance and Dr. Andy Michel. This field will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
During the field night, participants will have the opportunity to identify insects and diseases and discuss when spray applications should be made. Participants will learn more about: white mold, brown spot, frogeye leaf spot, soybean aphids, bean leaf beetle, brown marmorated stink bug, and soybean aphids.
The field night will be held in a soybean field planted by W.I. Miller & Sons. This field is located on State Route 87 just east of Route 193 on the south side of the road in Gustavus Township. The field is 0.4 mile east of Route 193 and 0.5 mile west of Stoddard-Hayes Road. Look for the OSU Extension field night signs. Please dress for the weather as the program will be held rain or shine. Walking is required. If special assistance is needed, please call in advance. No pre-registration is required.
OSU Extension would like to thank W.I. Miller & Sons for hosting this field night for producers. More information about this program can be obtained by calling the Ashtabula County Extension office at 440-576-9008 or the Trumbull County Extension office at 330-638-6783. Certified Crop Advisor Credits & Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicator Credits have been requested for this field night. No reservations are required for this field night. A program flyer can be found at:http://go.osu.edu/ne-events