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2024 Central Ohio Agronomy School

2024 Central Ohio Agronomy School

“The Nuts & Bolts About Corn & Soybean Production”


The 2024 Central Ohio Agronomy School will be held on Monday evenings, beginning on Monday January 15 through February 5, from 6:30 –9:00 p.m. at the Ramser 4-H Activity Center 700 Perimeter Dr.  Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 (on the fairgrounds).  This four-week program will provide the attendees with the most comprehensive, up-to-date crop production and agricultural technology information available today.  This school is designed with everyone in mind; part-time or full-time producer, beginner or CCA agronomist.  Within each subject area we will teach the basic concepts and progress to the most advanced agronomic principles.


Topics include:

January 15 - Cloud Data Management

                                    Dr. John Fulton, OSU Food, Agriculture & Biological Engineering

                        Automation in Ohio Agriculture

                                    Dr. Scott Shearer Chair, OSU Food, Agriculture & Biological Engineering


January 22 - 2024 Agriculture Outlook - What might the future hold

                                    Sr. Research Associate University of Missouri Extension

                         “Hot” Agricultural Law Topics 

                                    Robert Moore, Attorney OSU Ag & Law Program


January 29 - Weather Trends Affecting Ohio Ag

                                    Dr. Aaron Wilson, State Climatologist, Ag Weather & Climate Field Specialist

                                    OSU Extension

                         Corn Disease Update

                                    Dr. Pierce Paul, Chair, OSU Plant Pathology


February 5 - Herbicide Resistant Weeds in Ohio - Should we be concerned?

                                    Dr. Alyssa Essman, OSU Extension Weed Science

                         Tax Challenges Affecting Ohio Farms

Barry Ward, Director, OSU Extension Income Tax School, Program Leader, Production Business Management

This school will provide:

8 continuing education credits (CEU’s) for Certified Crop Advisors,

                        C.M. 1, I.P.M. 2, S.W. 1, P.D. 2, Precision Ag 2

6 hours of Commercial Pesticide & Fertilizer Credits

                        Core, 2A, 2C, 2D, 9, 10c, and 15 (fertilizer).

6 hours of Private Pesticide & Fertilizer Credits

            Core, Cat 1, Cat 2, Cat 6, Cat7, and Cat 15 (fertilizer).

Registration costs vary due to CUE credits and pesticide applicator credits.


For more information contact the OSU Extension Office in Knox County (740-397-0401).  The following link will provide more information for this program


This program is sponsored by B&B Farm Service, Central Ohio Farmers CO-OP, Clark Seeds, Cubbage Electric, Farmcredit, Seed Consultants, and The Ohio State University Extension.

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