Drainage Water & Nutrient Management-A Systems Approach

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January 31, 2013, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., at the Robert Fulton Agriculture Center (Clover Room), 8770 St. Rt 108, Wauseon, OH 43567

Drainage Water & Nutrient Management-A Systems Approach

Enhance Soil Health

Introductions & Definition of System Approach- Mike Weaver, Fulton County NRCS District Conservationist

Enhancing Soils Health with Cover Crops to Improve Drainage- Florian Chirra, GLCCI Lake Erie Coordinator/Williams County OSU Extension Educator

Controlled Drainage with Water Control Structure- Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension Educator Defiance County

Tiling Systems and Controlled Drainage Layout & Design- Larry Brown, OSU Extension Ag Engineer & Professor

NRCS Technical Assistance (criteria and feasibility) for Drainage Water Management Systems - Paul Chester, NRCS Engineer

Economics of Drainage Water Management Systems- Eric Richer, OSU Extension Educator- Fulton County

Lunch

Soil Sampling, 4R’s of Nutrient management, Precision Ag- Greg Labarge, OSU Extension Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

Question & Answer Session

Please RSVP by January 24th, 2013 to Fulton County SWCD/NRCS office:  (419) 337-9217 or contact Mike Weaver at mike.weaver@oh.usda.gov

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