Field Day

C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Amanda Douridas

    Join us for a hands on workshop on Cover Crops and Soil Health September 5 from 5-8pm. Speakers include Dave Brandt, no-tiller and cover cropper for over 40 years. Nathan and Carrie Brause, Crawford County farmers, have no-tilled and cover cropped for the last 6 years. They have also implemented over 50 acres of conservation practices including water ways, filter strips and quail buffers. Frank Gibbs, owner of Wetland and Soil Consulting Services and former NRCS Soil Scientist will talk about soil structure and health.

    Issue: 2019-27
  2. No-Tillage Corn
    Author(s): Alan Sundermeier, CCA , Author(s): Randall Reeder

    The Ohio No-Till Council field day on August 29 will start at 9:00 am with comments by Director of Agriculture Dorothy Pelanda. Location: the Nathan Brause farm at 4565 Ziegler Rd., Bucyrus, Ohio.  Registration by August 22 is $50 at this website:  www.ohionotillcouncil.com  Arrive early for donuts and coffee.

    Issue: 2019-26
  3. For agronomists, Certified Crop Advisers, custom applicators and farmers.

    Tuesday, Sept. 10 • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center LONDON, OHIO - home of the Farm Science Review. See the flyer for details on how to get to the site of the program.

    Check in begins at 8:30 A.M.

    Issue: 2019-26
  4. Author(s): Amanda Douridas

    Advanced sprayer technology today allows applicators to more precisely apply pesticides and nutrients. This enables farmers to use less product and apply more efficiently which reduces cost and supports a more sustainable environment.

    Issue: 2019-25
  5. Author(s): Garth Ruff

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture Working Lands Buffer Program allows for forage to be grown and harvested from field edge buffers in the Western Lake Erie Basin. Join OSU Extension, Ohio Forage and Grassland Council, and your local Soil and Water Conservations Districts to learn about the Working Lands Program.

    Topics to be covered at these field days include: Soil Fertility ~ Seed Bed Preparation ~ Forage Species Selection ~ Seeding Methods ~ and More!

    Field Days will be held at various locations throughout the Western Basin watershed.

    Issue: 2019-25
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