2016 Ohio Intensive Soybean Management Workshop

Looking for ways to maximize soybean yield and profit?  Attend one of the 2016 Ohio Intensive Soybean Management Workshops offered by The Ohio State University Extension.  This workshop will be hands on and open to producers and agricultural professionals.  The workshop is occurring at three locations:

1.       February 9, 2016:  Clinton County Extension Community Room, 111 S. Nelson Ave., Wilmington

2.       February 24, 2016:  Evolution Ag, 13275 U.S. Rt. 42, Plain City

3.       February 25, 2016:  Auglaize County Administration Building (downstairs), 209 S. Blackhoof, Wapakoneta

The workshop goes from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  Topics and speakers include:

1.       Soybean Management – Row Width, Seeding Rates, and Yield Components by Dr. Laura Lindsey

2.       Soybean Fertility – Updating the Tri-State Fertility Recommendations by Dr. Steve Culman

3.       Soybean Insect Management – Late Season Pests and Seed Treatments by Dr. Andy Michel

4.       Soybean Disease – Seed Treatments and Soybean Cyst Nematode - Managing the Unseen by Dr. Anne Dorrance

5.       Local Update

The cost of the workshop is $70 per person.  Lunch will be provided.  The following publications will be provided to all participants:

1.       Ohio Agronomy Guide

2.       2016 Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois Weed Control Guide

3.       Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Alfalfa Field Guide

4.       Profitable Soybean Disease Management Guide

5.       Control of Insect Pests of Field Crops

Space is limited for the workshop.  Advanced registration is due at least five days before each workshop.  To register for Clinton County workshop contact Tony Nye at nye.1@osu.edu or 937-382-0901, for Delaware County contact Robert Leeds at leeds.2@osu.edu or 740-833-2030, and for Auglaize County contact Jeff Stachler at Stachler.1@osu.edu or 419-739-6580.  Commercial and private Pesticide Credits and CCA and CEU credits will be available for the workshop.

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