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Northwest Ohio Crops Day

Join OSU Extension at the Bavarian Haus, just outside of Deshler, Ohio on Friday, February 7, 2020 starting at 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 for the second annual Northwest Ohio Crops Day.  Find answers to your agronomy questions, obtain private and commercial pesticide applicator and fertilizer recertification, and CCA education hours as you prepare for the next growing season. This year we are pleased to have Greg Roth from the Penn State University as our featured speaker to discuss cover crop establishment and how it relates to water quality. The entire speaker and topic lineup for the day will include the following:


8:00    Registration Opens and Visit Vendors

8:50    Welcome and Introduction

             Garth Ruff, OSU Extension Henry Co.

9:00    Problem Weeds ID & Control (P & Comm – Core)

             Mark Loux, OSU Extension Weed Specialist

10:00  Cover Crop Considerations (P-1, Comm - 2C)

Greg Roth, Penn State University

11:00  2020 Commodity Outlook

                 Ben Brown, AEDE Farm Management Program

12:00   Lunch

1:00  Weather Trends: What’s Next

             Aaron Wilson, OSU Extension Climatologist

2:00    Break – Visit Vendors, Draw Door Prizes

2:15    Edge of Field and BMP Update (Fert Recert)

             Greg Labarge, OSU Agronomic Crops Specialist

3:00    2019: A “Hay Day” for Annual Forages (P-2)

                 Garth Ruff, OSU Extension Henry Co.

3:30     Adjourn and Evaluations

3:45    Optional: Fumigating Grain Storage  (P-6, Comm. 10c)

                 Bruce Clevenger OSU Extension Defiance Co.

During breaks in the program you will have the opportunity to visit with local and regional companies that offer an array of products and services from farm equipment to seed technology to agricultural lending. Lunch and information packet provided with registration. You won’t want to miss out on this opportunity. There will be 4.5 continuing education accredits for Certified Crop Advisors in NM, CM, and IPM.

Please RSVP by January 31, 2020 by contacting OSU Extension Henry County at 419-592-0806 or you email either Garth Ruff at or Stephanie Jaqua at The event will be held at the Bavarian Haus, 3814 St. Rt. 18, Deshler, OH 43516. Registration begins at 8 a.m; event starts at 9 a.m. Early bird registration by 1/31/2020 costs $35 and the fee covers a light breakfast, lunch, information packet, and education credits. Walk-Ins and registrations after 1/31/2020 will be charged $45 each. For more detailed information, visit the Henry County OSU Extension website at, or the Henry County ANR Extension Facebook page.


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