Last chance to sign up for our agronomy meeting.

We will continue to take reservations through 3-4-24.  Call 740-670-5315

Battle for the Belt Winter Meeting. 

What crop has the smallest yield penalty for delayed planting? Can you adjust your management practices to mitigate losses due to late planting? How are diseases affected by planting date?

Have you been following the “Battle for the Belt” through this last crop season. We are bringing this discussion to Licking County on March 6th.  The morning sessions are a statewide program offered in 3 locations and we have added lunch and afternoon sessions that address a concerns in our part of the state.

This will take place at OSU Newark / COTC.

Cost is $10 and includes a meal.

Call the office 740-670-5315 to register or register here

4 hours CCA credits available

Speakers include:

Laura Lindsey  – OSU Professor Soybean and Small Grain Production

Osler Ortez – OSU Assistant Professor – Corn & Emerging Crops

Horacio Lopez-Nicora – OSU Assistant Professor Soybean Pathology and Nematology

Eric Richer – Assistant Professor Field Specialist, Farm Management, OSU Extension “Good Questions to Ask when Investing in On-Farm Storage”

Jim Ippolito – The Rattan Lal Endowed Professor of Soil Health and Soil Fertility, Ohio State  speaking on “Soil Health Perspectives from the New Guy”

8:45-9:00 a.m.       Registration

9:00-9:15                Pre-test survey

9:15-10:15             Corn/Soybean Results

10:15-10:30           Coffee/Bathroom break

10:30-11:00           Corn disease/planting considerations

11:00-11:30           Soybean disease/planting considerations

11:30-noon            Follow-up questions/applications /Post-test survey

12:00-12:45           Lunch and update from Ohio Corn and Wheat

12:45-1:00             FSA programs for grain storage / Cade Stockberger

1:00-2:00               Good Questions to Ask When Investing in On-Farm Storage / Eric Richer

2:00-3:00               Soil Health Perspectives from the New Guy / Jim Ippolito

Thank you to the Ohio Soybean Council, Ohio Corn and Wheat, and North Central Extension Risk Management for their support of this program.

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