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C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring a collection for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted agricultural pesticides on September 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Kidron Livestock Auction parking lot (behind the barns), 4885 Kidron Rd., in Kidron.  (GPS: Apple Creek, Ohio 44606).

    The pesticide collection and disposal service are free of charge, but only farm chemicals will be accepted.  Paint, antifreeze, solvents, and household or non-farm pesticides will not be accepted.

    Issue: 2019 - 29
  2. Author(s): Jennifer Andon

    As of October of 2018, the EPA announced that the registration for dicamba will be extended for two years for over-the top use of dicamba resistant corn and soybeans.  Additionally, new regulations now require that to mix, load or apply dicamba, you must be a licensed pesticide applicator.  The trained serviceperson is no longer qualified under the new regulations.  To receive a pesticide license to mix, load or apply dicamba, one must pass both the Core and Category 1 (Grain and Cereal Crops) exams offered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.  The Ohio State University Pesticide Safety E

    Issue: 2019-07
  3. Author(s): Debbie Brown, CCA

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Issue: 2018-41
  4. Author(s): Debbie Brown, CCA

    The 2019 West Ohio Agronomy Day will be held on Monday, January 14th at St. Michael’s Hall in Fort Loramie.  A light breakfast will be available starting at 8 a.m. with a marketing update from Cargill and Sunrise Cooperative at 8:30 a.m.  At 9 a.m.

    Issue: 2018-39
  5. Author(s): Cindy Folck

    Recognizing weather conditions that could cause inversions is important when using certain herbicides in corn and soybeans. On December 14, join a discussion about recognizing inversions as well as ways to improve communication between farmers growing sensitive crops and pesticide applicators.

    Issue: 2018-39
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