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  1. Author(s): John Fulton

    After months of anticipation, Ohio State PLOTS is available for download for both Apple and Android devices. This app provides an all-in-one tool that can be used to enhance farm management decisions.

    Issue: 2016-31
  2. Harvest has started in some areas of Ohio. At the Farm Science Review we have some of the crop off to allow demonstrations to begin. Field demonstrations will include soybean and corn harvest, of course; plus drones/UAVs, soil sampling, planters, precision nutrient placement and drainage installation.

    Issue: 2016-30
  3. Author(s): Glen Arnold, CCA

    Silage harvest is moving along rapidly in Ohio, with corn and soybean harvest expected to be earlier this year than normal. Livestock producers and commercial manure applicators will be applying both liquid and solid manure as fields become available.

    Issue: 2016-29
  4. The first is the FSR Agronomy College will be held with the partnership of OABA and OSU Extension on September 13th. For agronomists, CCAs and custom applicators, the program will bring industry experts, OSU researchers, and agronomy service providers together to learn at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio.

    Issue: 2016-27
  5. The FSR Nutrient Management Field Day is September 14th. We will make use of the site and facilities of the Farm Science Review’s Molly Caren Agricultural Center, near London Ohio the week before that event. Check in at 8:30 for a 9 AM start and plan to end the day by 3PM.

    Issue: 2016-25
  6. A three-hour fertilizer applicator certification training program will be held by The Ohio State University Extension on Monday, August 29, from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the Palazzo in Botkins, Ohio.  Refreshments will be served at 6:00 PM.  Topics that will be discussed include the current status of water quality, soil sampling, and phosphorus and nitrogen management.  Anyone involved in agricultural production and applying fertilizer to greater than 50 acres must obtain this certification prior to September 30, 2017.  After this date, a test could be required to obtain this certification.  This

    Issue: 2016-25
  7. Author(s): Mark Badertscher


    Issue: 2016-24
  8. Nutrient Management Plans provide both fertility recommendations for crop production and an environmental site risk for on a field by field basis that help identify resource concerns impacting nutrient and sediment loss. The process helps identify fields with a higher risk profile and appropriate Best Management Practices that can limit losses. For water quality related to agricultural production, the impact of sediment and nutrients primarily phosphorus and nitrogen are the greatest concerns.

    Issue: 2016-21
  9. A field day being held on July 28, Northwest Agricultural Research Station, OARDC, 4240 Range Line Rd. Custar, OH is targeted for those who utilize fertilizer and manure in crop production. Preregistration is due by July 22. Credits offered during the day include Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification and Certified Livestock Manager credits. The programs begin at 9 am and finish by 2:30 pm. Pre-registration is required, with a $15 registration fee that covers lunch. Payment can be made with credit card.

    Issue: 2016-21
  10. 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.

    Issue: 2016-20