Northwest Ohio Crops Day

By Garth Ruff, OSU Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Henry County

 Join OSU Henry County Extension at the Bavarian Haus, just outside of Deshler, Ohio on Friday, February 9, 2018 starting at 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 for the inaugural Northwest Ohio Crops Day.  Find answers to your agronomy questions as you prepare for the next growing season. Speakers and topics for the day will include the following:

 Examining the Ohio Farm Economy 2018

Barry Ward, OSU Production Management Leader

Revising the Tri-State Recommendations

Anthony Fulford, Post-Doctoral Researcher, OARDC

Dicamba Tech Update, Pigweed Control

Mark Loux, OSU State Weeds Specialist

Weather Trends – Impact on Production?

Aaron Wilson, Researcher, Byrd Polar Climate Center

Agronomic Insect Issues

Kelley Tilmon/Andy Michael, OSU Entomology

Yield Limiting Soybean Pathogens

Anne Dorrance, OSU Soybean Disease Specialist


During breaks in the program you will have you visit with local and regional companies that offer an array from farm equipment to seed technology to agricultural lending.You won’t want to miss out on this opportunity. There will be 4 continuing education accredits for certified crop advisors in NM, CM, and IPM.

Please RSVP by February 1, 2017 by contacting OSU Extension Henry County at 419-592-0806 or you email either Garth Ruff at or Stephanie Jaqua at The event will be held at the Bavarian Haus, 3814 St. Rt. 18, Deshler, OH 43516. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m; event starts at 8:30 a.m. Early bird registration by 2/1/2018 costs $25 and the fee covers a light breakfast, lunch and information packet. Walk-Ins and registrations after 2/1/2018 will be charged $35 each. For more detailed information, visit the Henry County OSU Extension website at, or the Henry County ANR Extension Facebook page.


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