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Ohio Ag Connection - 02/10/2020

The 2020 Central Ohio Agronomy School will be held on Monday evenings, beginning Feb. 10 through March 9, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Ag Services Building, 1025 Harcourt Rd. Mt. Vernon.

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.

Topics include:

Feb. 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

Feb. 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

Feb. 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; Weather Outlook

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. or

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