AgCrops Calendar for February 2015

February is a big Extension meeting month. Please pick out the one you like and join us. For more details on the following programs check our calendar (https://agcrops.osu.edu) or call your local Extension office. 

February 2 - Northeast Ohio Agronomy School

Williamsfield Community Center in Williamsfield, Ohio

This year’s workshop will focus on keeping crop producers on the front edge of farm policy, technology, weed control, disease management and fertility decisions. With profit margins decreasing it will be vital for crop producers to get the biggest bang from the dollars they invest in land rental, seed and fertilizer, technology, chemicals, and crop protection. Pre-registration is required by Monday, January 26, 2015. A registration flyer can be found at: http://go.osu.edu/ne-events or call 440-576-9008.

February 3 - Software for Developing Nutrient Management Plans Workshop

Ohio State University Extension-Huron County, 180 Milan Ave, Norwalk, OH

For Certified Crop Advisers who would like to become a NRCS Certified Nutrient Management Plan Provider Planner or NRCS/SWCD personnel or others wanting to use MMP software. Contact Greg LaBarge at phone 419-460-0600.

February 3 - Webinar-Soybean Production

A series of 4 webinars will be made available in 2015 for Ohio Crop Farmers. This is the second program with the focus on Soybean Production with the topic of maximizing yields and managing soybean insect pest. The live presentation will be at 10:00-11:30 am at the link http://carmenconnect.osu.edu/cswconnection/.

February 4 - Ohio Intensive Soybean Management Workshop

Ohio State University Extension-Greene Co, 100 Fairground Rd. Xenia, OH 45385

Join OSU Extension as we present a hands-on, intensive soybean management workshop for Ohio Crop Producers that will help you become a more profitable soybean producer. Contact Mary Griffith at phone 937 372-9971.

February 5 - Northern Ohio Crops Day

Old Zim's, 1375 N State Route 590, Gibsonburg, OH

Northern Ohio Crops Day will be held at Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed, 1375 N. State Route 590, Gibsonburg, Ohio. Topics covered will include nutrient management, soybean pest management and other agronomy topics. Walk-ins welcome.

February 17 - Conservation Tillage Breakfast

Plaza Inn, 491 S Main St, Mt Victory, OH 43340

The program will feature a dual presentation on Water Quality and a discussion on Best Management Practices in Nutrient Management. Contact Mark Badertscher at phone 419-674-2297.

February 17 - Ohio Intensive Soybean Management Workshop

Ohio State University Extension-Fulton County, 8770 St Rt 108, Wauseon, OH 43567

Join OSU Extension as we present a hands-on, intensive soybean management workshop for Ohio Crop Producers that will help you become a more profitable soybean producer. Contact Eric Richer at phone 419-337-9210.

February 17 - Webinar-Corn Production

A series of 4 webinars will be made available in 2015 for Ohio Crop Farmers. This is the third program with the focus on Corn Production with the topic of agronomic systems and managing ear molds. The live presentation will be at 10:00-11:30 am at the linkhttp://carmenconnect.osu.edu/cswconnection/.

February 18 - Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conferences-Akron

John S. Knight Center, Akron, Ohio

Provides 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. For more information see pested@osu.edu or phone (614) 292-4070.

About the C.O.R.N. Newsletter

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.