Last Week to Register for NW Ohio Corn-Soybean Day in Archbold on January 18

The annual Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day is scheduled for Friday, January 18th in Founders Hall at Sauder Village in Archbold from 8:30 am to 4 pm. The program has a variety of speakers, including farmer/retailer re-certification credits and 30 exhibitors sharing information on management practices for the 2019 crop production season.  This year’s Corn-Soybean Day offers the three-hour private Pesticide applicator re-certification (CORE, 1, 2, 6), also one hour of re-certification for fertilizer applicators (15) as well as 4.5 hours of Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits.  Commercial pesticide applicators can also receive 2.5 hours of recertification (CORE, 2A, 2C, 10C).

Topics and speakers for the day include:

On Field Ohio…Identifying Erosion & P Runoff Risk

            Libby Dayton, Ohio State University

 Implementing Cover Crops…How, Why, Economics

            Sarah Noggle, OSU Extension, Paulding County

 PANEL: Farm Mgmt. Decisions for Sustainability on Our Farm

Using eFields to Drive Corn Nitrogen Decisions

            Elizabeth Hawkins, OSU Extension Field Specialist

Spring Management of Wheat

            Ed Lentz, OSU Extension, Hancock County

Soybean Traits & Pest Concerns from 2018

            Eric Richer, OSU Extension, Fulton County

 Grain Storage Issues/Fumigation

            Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension, Defiance County

Forage & Livestock Management (Category 2)

            Garth Ruff, OSU Extension, Henry County

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

  • Private Pesticide Applicator Re-certification:  3hrs in categories Core, 1, 2, and 6.
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator Re-certification: 2.5hrs in categories Core, 2A, 2C, 10C
  • Fertilizer Applicator Re-certification (Private & Commercial): 1hr category 15p/15c
  • Michigan: 4 hours
  • Certified Crop Advisors:  4.5 hours CM, IPM, NM, and SW

Pre-registration is $35 and should be postmarked by January 7.  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 Contact Eric Richer, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources, 419-337-9210 or for more information.

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