by: John Barker, OSU Extension Educator
“The Nuts & Bolts About Corn & Soybean Production”
The 2020 Central Ohio Agronomy School will be held on Monday evenings, beginning on Monday, February 10 through Monday March 9, from 6:30 –9:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Ag Services Building, 1025 Harcourt Rd. Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050. This five-week program will provide the attendees with the most comprehensive, up-to-date crop production and agricultural technology information available today. This school is designed with everyone in mind; part-time or full-time producer, beginner or CCA agronomist. Within each subject area we will teach the basic concepts and progress to the most advanced agronomic principles.
February 10 – Bruce Ackley, OSU Weed Science.
Weed Identification with Live Plants at Various Growth Stages.
Palmer, Waterhemp, Pigweed, Marestail, Various Grasses and more!
– Dr. Mark Loux, OSU Weed Science
Developing a Multi-Year Herbicide Program for Tough to Control Weeds
Weed control update for 2020
February 17 – Dr. Scott Shearer, OSU Chair, Food, Agriculture and Biological Engineering
Field Compaction Research
– Dr. Elizabeth Hawkins, Field Specialist, OSU Extension
2019 On-farm Research Results
February 24 – Ben Brown, OSU College of Food, Agriculture, & Environmental Sciences
Farming & Marketing in an Uncertain World
– Peggy Hall OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program
“Hot” Agricultural Law Topics
March 2 – Glen Arnold, Field Specialist, OSU Extension
Is Manure Right for You?
– Dr. Jeff Stachler, OSU Extension – Auglaize County
Weed Seeds in Manure.
March 9 – Marne Tichenell, Wildlife Specialist, OSU Extension
Wildlife Damage in Field Crops
– Aaron Wilson, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center
How Weather is Affecting our Farming Operations
2018 Weather Outlook
This school will provide:
14 continuing education credits (CEU’s) for Certified Crop Advisors,
C.M. 2, I.P.M. 6.5, N.M 2, P.D. 1.5, S&W 2.0.
8 hours of Commercial Pesticide Credits
Core – 2 hrs., 2a – .5 hrs., 2c – 2 hrs., 2d –.5 hrs., 9 – .5 hrs., 10c – .5 hrs., 15 – 2 hrs.
8 hours of Private Pesticide Recertification Credits
Core – 2 hrs., Cat 1- 2.5 hrs., Cat 2 – .5 hrs., Cat 6 – .5hrs., Cat 7 – .5 hrs., Cat 15 – 2 hrs.
Registration costs vary due to CUE credits and pesticide applicator credits.
This program is sponsored by The Ohio State University Extension, Advantage Ag & Equipment, B&B Farm Service, Central Ohio Farmers CO-OP, Channel, Clark Seeds, Cubbage Electric, Farmcredit, First-Knox National Bank, and Seed Consultants.
For more information contact the OSU Extension Office in Knox County (740-397-0401). The following links will provide more information for this program. http://u.osu.edu/knoxcountyag/ or https://knox.osu.edu/