West Central Ohio Precision Agriculture Day: Combine and Drone Technology

Please mark your calendars for the Precision Agriculture Day: Combine and Drone Technology which will be held Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana, OH. This event will feature presentations on decision agriculture, aerial imagery, utilizing field data, nutrient management, My John Deere and MyShed-Case IH. Some of the presenters include Dr. John Fulton, the new OSU specialist in precision ag technology, Ohio Farm Bureau, Integrated Ag Services, and a panel of farmers utilizing aerial imagery technology.  Demonstrations from Case IH, John Deere, Lexion and New Holland dealers on combine setup for harvest will take place in the afternoon. Live drone flying demonstrations will also occur during the day.

This regional event is open to the public and was organized by the OSU Extension office and Farm Bureau office in Champaign County. We would like to thank Farm Credit for sponsoring lunch. We are currently looking for one breakfast sponsor ($250) and exhibitors ($150) to support the event. If you are interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor, please visit http://go.osu.edu/agevents for the sponsorship letter and form or contact Amanda Douridas at (937) 484-1526 or douridas.9@osu.edu. Sponsorship is due by July 1st to be included on the promotional flyer. Final details and registration information will be available in July.

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.

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