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C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Amanda Douridas , Author(s): Elizabeth Hawkins

    If you will be joining us at Farm Science Review this week, tune into Episode 10 of the Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast. We talked to different members of the Extension Farm Science Review planning committee about what is going on this year. Nick Zachrich addresses the expansion of the exhibit area, some new features and exhibits and even some tricks on how to make the commute a little easier. Nate Douridas talks about the crops and field demonstrations.

    Issue: 2018-31
  2. The Farm Science Review this year is September 18, 19 and 20 at the London, Ohio location. The parking lots have been reworked, seeded and improved over the past year with more gravel areas added. Drainage has also been improved in the exhibit area to hasten water removal – all to give you a better experience. Tickets can be purchased from your local Extension office and from many ag retailers, or go on-line to the FSR website: https://fsr.osu.edu/onlineticketform.

    Issue: 2018-30
  3. Author(s): Mike Gastier, CCA

    OSU Extension will offer both private and commercial Pesticide Applicator Training credits at a field day sponsored by Independent Ag Equipment, 4341 Sandhill Road, Bellevue, OH 44811. The field day will be held this Wednesday, August 29, 2018 with PAT sessions beginning at 1:30 p.m.  Although this is a company field day, pesticide training is open to the public.  Huron County Extension Educator Mike Gastier, working with neighboring Extension Educators Jason Hartschuh and Al Gahler will offer one hour of core training and one half hour in category 2A and 2C ( Category 1 private).

    Issue: 2018-28
  4. Author(s): Mary Griffith

    OSU Extension is hosting a free grain bin safety program in Madison County on Wednesday, August 29th at the Fairgrounds in London, Ohio. Two programs will run at the same time – one geared for on-farm safety, and another for first responders. Both will utilize a grain rescue simulator, the Grain Community Agricultural Rescue Trailer (CART). Farmers, grain industry employees, and farm families are invited to attend the on-farm safety program from 11a-1:00pm. The program for first responders (Grain Rescue Level 1, OFA Course #1954) will run from 9am-4pm.   

    Issue: 2018-27
  5. OSU Extension Williams County, in collaboration with Michigan State Extension and Purdue Extension, will be hosting a Tri-State UAV field meeting on August 27th, beginning at 9:30am. The cost to attend this program is $20 (lunch included). The morning speakers will discuss drone options, sensors, software, legal requirements, and data management/ownership. The afternoon will have demo flights and discussion about how to use UAVs on the farm for crop scouting and imagery. The field day will conclude with Q&A at 2:00pm.

    Issue: 2018-27
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