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2018 Central Ohio Agronomy School “The Nuts & Bolts About Corn & Soybean Production”

The 2018 Central Ohio Agronomy School will be held on Monday evenings, beginning on Monday February 5 through Monday March 5, from 6:30 –9:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Ag Services Building, 1025 Harcourt Rd. Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050. This five-week program will provide the attendees with the most comprehensive, up-to-date crop production and agricultural technology information available today. This school is designed with everyone in mind; part-time or full-time producer, beginner or CCA agronomist. Within each subject area we will teach the basic concepts and progress to the most advanced agronomic principles.

Topics include:

February 5Dr. Robert Mullen, Agrium-Potash Corp.

Fertilizer Outlook for 2018

The Phosphorus Situation in Ohio

Sulfur – Fact or Fiction

February 12Frank Gibbs, USDA NRCS Soil Scientist (Retired)

Building Soil Health - What are the Benefits?

Aaron Wilson, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center

Ohio Changing Weather Patterns.

2018 Weather Outlook.

February 19Matt Bennett, Precision Planting

Farming by the Foot, not the Field

Mike Hannewald, Beck’s

Multi Hybrid Planting

February 26 - Dr. Mark Loux, OSU Extension

Weed control update for 2016

Palmer Amaranth – We Have It, How Do We Control It?

Palmer, Waterhemp and Pigweed Identification With Real Plants

March 5Peggy Hall, OSU Agricultural Law

Legal Issues Facing Agriculture

Barry Ward, OSU Extension

Farm Economics Outlook for 2018

March 12 - Weather Make Up Date


This school will provide:

12.5 continuing education credits (CEU’s) for Certified Crop Advisors,

N.M. 2.0, P.D. 2.5, P.M. 4.0, C.M. 3.0, S&W 1.0.

4.5 hours of Commercial Pesticide Credits

Core– 1.5 Hours, 2C – 2.5 Hours, 2A –.5 Hours.

4.5 hours of Private Pesticide Recertification Credits

Core - 1.5 Hours, Category 1- 2.0 Hours, Category 2 - .5 Hours 2, Category 6 - .5 Hours

Registration costs vary due to CUE credits and pesticide applicator credits.

This program is sponsored by The Ohio State University Extension, Advantage Ag & Equipment, AgInfoTech, B&B Farm Service, Beck’s, Central Ohio Farmers CO-OP, Channel, Cubbage Electric, Farmcredit, First-Knox National Bank, Ohio Soybean Council and Seed Consultants.

For more information contact the OSU Extension Office in Knox County (740-397-0401). The following links will provide more information for this program. or

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.