Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day to be held in Archbold – January 19th

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Founder's Hall, Sauder Village, 22611 SR 2, Archbold, Ohio 43502
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The annual Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day is scheduled for Friday, January 19th in Founders Hall at Sauder Village in Archbold from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The program has a variety of speakers, a farmer/retailer re-certification credits and nearly 30 exhibitors sharing information on management practices for the 2018 crop production season.  This year’s Corn/Soybean Day offers the three-hour Pesticide applicator re-certification (CORE, 1, 2, 6) plus one hour of re-certification for fertilizer applicators (15) as well as 4 hours of Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits.

Topics and speakers for the day include:

Palmer, Dicamba and New Traits - Dr. Mark Loux, OSUE State Weeds Specialist
Economic Impact of the Clemens Processing Plant - Garth Ruff, OSU Extension, Henry County
Right Placement: Precision Nutrient & Sprayer Application -  Dr. John Fulton, OSUE State Precision Ag Specialist
Ohio Farm Bureau Update - Adam Sharp, Executive Vice President, Ohio Farm Bureau
Rotation and Cover Crops – Impacts on Nutrient Management - Dr. Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois, Corn Production Specialist
A Phytopthora and Pythium Primer - John Schoenhals, OSU Extension, Williams County
Fumigation Update - Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension, Defiance County

The following continuing education credits for pesticide and fertilizer applicators are offered throughout the day:

  • Private Pesticide Applicator Re-certification:  3 hours in categories Core, 1, 2, and 6.
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator Re-certification: 3 hrs in categories Core, 2A, 2C, 10C
  • Fertilizer Applicator Re-certification (Private & Commercial): 1 hr category 15p/15c
  • Michigan: 4 hours
  • Certified Crop Advisors:  5 hours CM, IPM, NM, and PD

Pre-registration is $35 and should be postmarked by January 10th.  Later registrations and at the door registrations are $50, space permitting.  Registration includes coffee/rolls, lunch, and speaker materials. A more detailed agenda, list of sponsors and registration information can be found by clicking here.  Contact Eric Richer, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources, 419-337-9210 or for more information.