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June 1: On-Farm Wheat Field Day in Pickaway County

On June 1, we will be having an on-farm wheat field day in Pickaway County near Circleville at the site of our Ohio Wheat Performance Test and other agronomic wheat trials. Click here for more information.

Registration is free, but we are requesting registration by Friday, May 20 for lunch count. Lunch will be held at Jackson Township Hall. Please register through the Pickaway County Extension office (740-474-7534 or   

Topics include:

How low can you go? Wheat freeze tolerance
Minimum wheat stand to maximize profits
Soil fertility considerations for improved efficiency
Wheat disease identification and management
Ohio Wheat Performance Test

Featured speakers include:

OSU’s Wheat Agronomy Team: Laura Lindsey, Matt Hankinson, Doug Alt, and Allen Goodwin
OSU Plant Pathologist: Pierce Paul
Pickaway County Extension: Mike Estadt
Michigan State University Soil Fertility Specialist: Kurt Steinke

Field day is sponsored by the Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program and Keynes Bros. Milling.

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