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FSR CCA College: Register by September 4th

The weather forecast is for 75 degrees and partly cloudy; a perfect day to be outside. This late summer update for agronomist and those advising growers on crop production will be held on September 9th from 8:45 until 3 pm at the Farm Science Review Site at 135 SR 38NE, London OH. The program is intended for all experience levels and non-CCA’s as well. We’ll meet in the Agronomic Crops Team Demonstration plots at the east end of the FSR grounds; enter off US 40 for parking – convenient:

 Topics include:

  • What are your neighbors thinking about GMOs? Jennifer Coleman, Ohio Soybean Council.
  • Stink bugs, stink bugs - managing late season insects. Andy Michel, should you be spraying your soybeans at R5?
  • What does the new "Phosphorus" law mean to your business? Greg LaBarge, will also discuss placement and timing of fertilizers.

  • Have you seen this weed? No actually this time it's Giant ragweed. Mark Loux, will discuss current problems and expectations for the future.
  • Do soybeans respond to added nitrogen? Laura Lindsey, will also discuss other management practices for soybean improvement
  • You want a drone? But what will you do with it? - John Barker CCA, drone owner.
  • You have got to be kidding me with these fungicide applications! Anne Dorrance on yield impacts of soybean diseases.
  • More leaf diseases than I have ever seen. Pierce Paul, schemes for control of corn leaf disease.
  • How much N do you need for corn? Steve Culman, attacking the other side of the nutrient management problem.
  • It has not been a perfect year - so how do we manage stress in corn? Peter Thomison, maybe it's about water.

Visit For complete details and to register use using a credit card or check. If you have further questions contact Harold Watters at or (937) 604-2415.

Preregistration requested by end of day September 4th; cost is $75.

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.