Northwest Ohio Corn-Soybean Day set for January 22

The annual Northwest Ohio Corn-Soybean Day will be held on Friday, January 22 at Founders Hall on the campus of Sauder Village in Archbold, Ohio.  Registration will begin at 8:30 am with donuts and coffee available as you visit exhibitors. 

This year’s morning speaker line up will include Terry Niblack discussing strategies for managing soybean cyst nematode (SCN) in Ohio and Kevin King from USDA-ARS reporting on water quality and phosphorus best management practices. After lunch (provided) a session on new herbicide tolerant traits will be presented by Mark Loux followed by insight on nutrient management for forage crops with OSUE’s Allen Gahler. Ed Lentz, OSUE, will present a session on improving yield and water quality with appropriate nitrogen timing to complete the Ohio Fertilizer Applicator Certification & Training (FACT) for those farmers with a pesticide license. From 3:45 to 5:15 pm there will be sessions to fulfill core and fumigation (category 6) for pesticide applicators.

The event is a full 3 hour private pesticide applicator re-certification and 2 hour FACT program. Commercial Ohio applicators can get 3 hours of pesticide credits including core, 2A, 2C, and 2D.  Michigan pesticide re-cert credits are available (3 hrs) and 4 hrs of Certified Crop Advisor CEUs.

Registration for this event is $35 is postmarked TODAY or $60 at the door.  Registration forms and agenda can be found at http://fulton.osu.edu/news/annual-corn-soybean-day-program-set .  Email richer.5@osu.edu for questions.

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