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Reminder –Western Agricultural Research Station to have Two Field Days Next Week

One of the premier agronomic research stations of Ohio State University and OARDC, the Western Agricultural Research Branch, will be having two field days next week. Local equipment suppliers will be on-hand with in-field demonstrations for both events.


Producers and industry agronomists are invited to attend the Western ARS Agronomy Field Day, Wednesday, July 20, 2016 – 9AM to 3:15PM. This event will cover crop production, weed management, and pest control issues of 2016.

Pre-registration required by July 15th, lunch is included - $20 per person payable on site.


On Thursday July 21st will be the Western Nutrient Management Field Day to concentrate on nutrient management and water quality. This event will provide training for the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Fertilizer Applicator Certification.

Field activities start at 9AM and run until about 2:15. Lunch is included along with demonstrations on nutrient placement, cover crops and fertilizer runoff. Manure management will also be a key discussion topic.

Register on-line at before July 18th to pay the $15 fee. I apologize for those who tried earlier before the registration was up and running – all is working now.


Location for both events: 7721 South Charleston Pike, South Charleston, Ohio 45368. This is 3.5 miles northwest of South Charleston. Just south of I-70 on State Route 41 between Springfield and South Charleston in Clark County.

Thanks to our Ohio commodity groups for all of their support: the Ohio Soybean Council and the Ohio Corn & Wheat growers Association.

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