Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day

The annual Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day is scheduled for Friday, January 17 in Founders Hall at Sauder Village in Archbold from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. The program has a variety of speakers, farmer/retailer re-certification credits and 30 exhibitors sharing information on management practices for the 2019 crop production season. 

Topics and speakers for the day include:

 

Drainage for Crop Production and Soil Health

            Eileen Kladivko, Professor, Purdue University

Biology and Management of Pigweeds

            Jeff Stachler, OSU Extension, Auglaize County

Farmer Attitudes and Behaviors in WLEB

            Robyn Wilson, Professor, OSU School of Natural Resources

Corn Nematodes

            Abasola Simon, PhD Candidate, OSU Plant Pathology

CORE Pesticide Update

Stephanie Karhoff, OSU Extension, Williams County

Farm Bill Decision 2019-2020

            Eric Richer, OSU Extension, Fulton County

Fumigation: Caring for your stored grain

            Curtis Young, OSU Extension, Van Wert County

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, 2C, 2D, 10C
  • Fertilizer Applicator Re-certification (Private & Commercial): 1hr category 15p/15c
  • Michigan: 3 hours
  • Certified Crop Advisors: 4.5 hours IPM, PD, and SW

 

Pre-registration is $35 and should be postmarked by January 8.  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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