The second annual Tri-State Precision Agriculture Conference will be held at Northwest State Community College in Archbold, Ohio on July 27, 2022. This year’s event will highlight sprayer and pesticide application technology. The morning sessions will feature presentations on Best Practices for Efficient Application of Pesticides by Erdal Ozkan, Professor Department of Food, Agriculture, & Biological Engineering Ohio State University; How to Manage Sclerotinia White Mold in Soybeans by Michael Staton, Soybean Educator Michigan State University; Managing Tar Spot in Corn by Pierce A. Paul, Professor Cereal Pathology, Epidemiology Ohio State University.
During the event, a hands-on sprayer demonstration featuring sprayer calibration, deposition, drift from different nozzles, spray uniformity, and boom movement. The afternoon will feature technology demonstrations from manufacturers such as John Deere, Hagie, Case IH, Hardi, and many more. Demonstrations on current UAS "Drone" spraying technology will also be featured. Several agribusinesses will be featured in the trade show area including the field demonstration companies. Private Pesticide Applicator credits (PAT) and Certified Crop Advisors (CCAs) recertification credits will be available. You may register for the event at https://go.osu.edu/henryanr2022. If you would like more information, please contact the Henry County Extension Office at 419-592-0806 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.