December 2, 2021 - 2:05pm --

Northwest Ohio Corn-Soybean Day to be held at Founders Hall – January 14

The annual Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day is scheduled for Friday, January 14 in Founders Hall at Sauder Village in Archbold from 8:00 am to 2:45 pm. The program has a variety of speakers, farmer/retailer re-certification credits and 30 exhibitors sharing information on management practices for the 2022 crop production season. 

Topics and speakers for the day include:


Maximizing Wheat Potential 

            Dennis Pennington, MSU Extension

AGB Grubs… Chicken Feed or Crop Pest?

            Adrian Pekarcik, PhD candidate Entomology, OSU/OARDC

Beans and Bees

            Reed Johnson, Associate Professor, OSU/OARDC

I Wish It (Tar Spot) was Black Paint

            Pierce Paul, Professor, Grain Pathology Specialist, OSU Extension

The ROI of the Tri-State Fertility Guide

Eric Richer, OSU Extension

Opportunities and Obstacles in Soil Compaction

            Ian McDonald, Crop Innovation Specialist, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture


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

  • Private Pesticide Applicator Re-certification:  3hrs in categories Core, 1, 2, and 6.
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator Re-certification: 3.5hrs in categories Core, 2A, 2D, 9, 10C
  • Fertilizer Applicator Re-certification (Private & Commercial): 1hr category 15p/15c
  • Michigan: 5 hours
  • Certified Crop Advisors: 6.5 hours IPM, CM, NM, and SW


Pre-registration is $40 and should be postmarked by January 3, Payment can also be made by credit card online or over the phone.  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 at Contact Eric Richer, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources, 419-337-9210 or for more information.