The Fulton County OSU Extension Office will be holding a Northwest Ohio Precision Planter Field Day on Tuesday, August 14th from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, 8514 St Rt 108 in Wauseon.
This year the event will focus on precision planter technology and will feature discussions and demonstrations from leading equipment, seed and technology professionals. Learn about variable rate seeding, precision placement with your planter (John Fulton, OSUE), variable rate seeding and other soybean trials (Mike Staton, MSUE), planter downforce options and high speed planting (Nate Douridas, OSU’s Farm Science Review). Then in the afternoon see planter demos—All the Colors Plant in the Same Field!
Additionally, participants will hear the most recent changes to the Tri-State Fertility recommendations (Greg LaBarge, OSUE) and how to calibrate your solid manure spreaders (Amanda Douridas, OSUE). Five hours of Certified Crop Advisor credits will be offered and those participating in the nutrient management rotations will earn a 1 hour ‘fert-recert’.
Major sponsors for this planter focused event are Kenn-Feld Group—John Deere, Redline Equipment— CaseIH & Kinze, Paul Martin and Sons— Horsh Planters, Ohio Ag Equipment—White Planters and Davis Farm Services —Mycogen Seeds.
Registration is $20 if paid before August 3 and $30 after this date. For a registration form, complete agenda and a list of all sponsors and exhibitors, see www.fulton.osu.edu. The Fulton County Fairgrounds are located at 8591 State Route 108, Wauseon, OH 43567.