The annual Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day is scheduled for Friday, January 20 in Founders Hall at Sauder Village in Archbold from 8:00 am to 2:45 pm. The program has a variety of speakers, farmer/retailer re-certification credits and 30 exhibitors sharing information on management practices for the 2023 crop production season.
Topics and speakers for the day include:
Trends in P & K Usage; Corn N Rates after Cover Crops
Greg LaBarge & Courtney Krieger, OSU Extension
Soybean Cyst & Sudden Death…Why the Concern?
Horacio Lopez-Nicora, State Specialist, OSU Soybean Pathology
Soybean Weed Control Update
Alyssa Essman, OSU Weed Science Department
Using eFields to Make Corn Management Decisions
Elizabeth Hawkins, Field Specialist, OSU Extension
Managing Doublecrops after Wheat
Laura Lindsey, Soybean & Small Grains Specialist, OSU Extension
Drone Use in Row Crops
Alan Leininger, OSU Extension, Henry County
Stored Grain Pest Management
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: 3hrs in categories Core, 2A, 2C, 2D, 10C
- Fertilizer Applicator Re-certification (Private & Commercial): 1hr category 15p/15c
- Michigan: 5 hours
- Certified Crop Advisors: 4.5 hours IPM, CM, and NM
Pre-registration is $40 and should be postmarked by January 6, Payment can also be made by credit card online or over the phone. 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 https://go.osu.edu/cornsoybean2023. For more information, call Ohio State University Extension – Fulton County at 419-337-9210.