Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day to be held in Archbold – January 19th

Learn about precision nutrient placement at this year’s NW Ohio Corn-Soybean Day in Archbold

The annual Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day is scheduled for Friday, January 19th in Founders Hall at Sauder Village in Archbold from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The program has a variety of speakers, a farmer/retailer re-certification credits and nearly 30 exhibitors sharing information on management practices for the 2018 crop production season. This year’s Corn/Soybean Day offers the three-hour Pesticide applicator re-certification (CORE, 1, 2, 6) plus one hour of re-certification for fertilizer applicators (15) as well as 4 hours of Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits.

Topics and speakers for the day include:

Palmer, Dicamba and New Traits

Dr. Mark Loux, OSUE State Weeds Specialist

Economic Impact of the Clemens Processing Plant

Garth Ruff, OSU Extension, Henry County

Right Placement: Precision Nutrient & Sprayer Application

Dr. John Fulton, OSUE State Precision Ag Specialist

Ohio Farm Bureau Update

Adam Sharp, Executive Vice President, Ohio Farm Bureau

Rotation and Cover Crops – Impacts on Nutrient Management

Dr. Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois, Corn Production Specialist

A Phytopthora and Pythium Primer

John Schoenhals, OSU Extension, Williams County

Fumigation Update

Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension, Defiance County

The following continuing education credits for pesticide and fertilizer applicators are offered throughout the day:

  • Private Pesticide Applicator Re-certification: 3 hours in categories Core, 1, 2, and 6.
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator Re-certification: 3 hrs in categories Core, 2A, 2C, 10C
  • Fertilizer Applicator Re-certification (Private & Commercial): 1 hr category 15p/15c
  • Michigan: 4 hours
  • Certified Crop Advisors: 5 hours CM, IPM, NM, and PD

Pre-registration is $35 and should be postmarked by January 10th. The first 25 individuals pre-registered will receive an OSU seed depth gauge. Later registrations and at the door registrations are $50, space permitting. Registration includes coffee/rolls, lunch, and speaker materials. A more detailed agenda, list of sponsors and registration information can be found at http://fulton.osu.edu. Contact Eric Richer, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources, 419-337-9210 or richer.5@osu.edu for more information.

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