There are three excellent field day opportunities being planned for small grain producers across the state. The three days cover a variety of production issues, nutrient management practices, and small grain uses. Locations are in Pickaway, Wayne and Wood Counties. Be sure to check out the location closest to you! For detailed information visit: https://agcrops.osu.edu/events
June 1, Pickaway County, On-Farm Wheat Field Day, 19076 Florence Chapel Pike, Circleville at 9 am.
Topics include: Wheat freeze tolerance, minimum wheat stand, wheat fertility, Wheat disease identification and management and Ohio Wheat Performance Test. Registration is free, but we are requesting registration by Friday, May 20 for lunch count. Lunch will be held at Jackson Township Hall. Please register through the Pickaway County Extension office (740-474-7534 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
June 14, Wayne County, Small Grains Field Day, OARDC Schaffter Farm at 3240 Oil City Rd., Wooster. Registration at 9:30 am with program starts at 10:00am.
Topics that will be covered at the Small Grains Field Day include: Malting Barley, Small Grains as Cover Crops and Alternative Forages, Wheat Production Agronomics, Wheat and Barley Disease ID and Management, Wheat Breeding and Evaluation Update and demonstration on Small Grain Crimping and Soybean Seeding Demonstration plus Modified Relay Intercropping of Soybeans into Wheat Demonstration. Pre-registration is requested. The cost is $25/person if registered by June 3. Late registration after June 3 is $35/person. Registration includes handout materials, lunch and refreshments. Registration should be sent to the Wayne County Extension office at 428 West Liberty Street, Wooster OH 44691.
June 21, Small Grain Field Day, Northwest Agricultural Research Station, 4240 Range Line Road, Custar. at 9 am.
Topics include wheat breeding, nitrogen and sulfur management, disease identification and management and determining minimum stand requirements. The event is free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required.