FSR Agronomy College coming September 15th

The FSR Agronomy College is September 15th. We will make use of the site and facilities of the Farm Science Review’s Molly Caren Agricultural Center, near London Ohio. We encourage company Agronomists, CCAs and Custom Applicators to attend.

9 a.m. start – our OSU Extension agronomic crop state specialists will meet with attendees in the Agronomy Plots – Plant Pathologists Anne Dorrance and Pierce Paul, with Peter Thomison, Laura Lindsey & her graduate students and Mark Loux from the Horticulture & Crop Science department and Andy Michel from OSU Entomology. We will break into small groups so you get an up close and personal educational experience for the morning.

For the afternoon, we have four sessions, and you will have a choice of three. We will break up into smaller groups here as well.

1) Sprayer setup and nozzle selection for reduced movement – Monsanto & Dow.

2) Tillage and Nutrient Placement Systems for Improved Efficiency and Environmental Consequences in High Yield Corn – Tony Vyn, Purdue University

3) UAV & Remote sensing - John Barker OSU Extension

4) Precision Ag – Using a planter for placing inputs where you want them – seed & nutrients - John Fulton FABE, likely with Scott Schearer

This program is supported by the Ohio Soybean Council. For the noon meal we have a BBQ box lunch. Commercial Pesticide Education credits will be available as well as CCA CEUs. The program this year was planned in conjunction with the Ohio AgriBusiness Association - registration is through their office, for more information:http://oaba.net/aws/OABA/pt/sp/events.

Contact for registration: Margo Long at Ohio AgriBusiness Association, 5151 Reed Rd. Suite 126-C, Columbus, Ohio 43220. Tel: (614) 326-7520 or email:Info@OABA.net. For questions on the program you can contact Harold Watters atwatters.35@osu.edu or at the office 937 599-4227

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