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Ohio State University Extension


Hot Topics in Grain Crops Series

The Ohio State University Extension – Hancock County office will be offering its Hot Topics in Grain Crops Series over three evenings in February and March at the Hancock County Agricultural Service Center, 7868 CR 140, Findlay, OH 45840. Each meeting will cover one specific crop – wheat, corn, and soybean. Local research results and a discussion on upcoming production issues will be presented at the meeting. There will also be a Question-and-Answer period to address any issue concerning that crop which was not part of the presentation. The programs will be led by Dr. Edwin Lentz, who has a doctorate in Crop Management and Physiology and has been providing agronomic expertise to Ohio farmers for over 30 years. Programs are free but please register by calling the Hancock County Extension office, 419-422-3851 or email at least one day before the program. Program details are given below:

  • February 21, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Hot Topics in Wheat Production. Local research will be presented on nitrogen and sulfur management. State research updates on disease management including fungicides for head scab.
  • February 28, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Hot Topics in Corn Production. Local research will be presented on nitrogen extenders, nitrogen fixing products and other biologicals. State research updates on managing tar spot and mycotoxins from gibberellin ear rot.
  • March 23, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Hot topics in Soybean Production. Local research will be presented on fungicide for plant health and waterhemp weed survey. State research updates on planting date for larger yields and other production issues.

Crop Observation and Recommendation Network

C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.