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 http://fulton.osu.edu. Contact Eric Richer, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources, 419-337-9210 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.