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Northwest Ohio Corn and Soybean Day Jan. 17
Ohio Ag Connection - 01/09/2020

The annual Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day is scheduled for Jan. 17 in Founders Hall at Sauder Village in Archbold from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The program has a variety of speakers, farmer/retailer re-certification credits and 30 exhibitors sharing information on management practices for the 2019 crop production season.

Topics and speakers for the day include:

- Drainage for Crop Production and Soil Health, Eileen Kladivko, Professor, Purdue University

- Biology and Management of Pigweeds, Jeff Stachler, OSU Extension, Auglaize County

- Farmer Attitudes and Behaviors in WLEB, Robyn Wilson, Professor, OSU School of Natural Resources

- Corn Nematodes, Abasola Simon, PhD Candidate, OSU Plant Pathology

- CORE Pesticide Update, Stephanie Karhoff, OSU Extension, Williams County

- Farm Bill Decision 2019-2020, Eric Richer, OSU Extension, Fulton County

- Fumigation: Caring for your stored grain, Curtis Young, OSU Extension, Van Wert County

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: 2.5hrs in categories Core, 2C, 2D, 10C

- Fertilizer Applicator Re-certification (Private & Commercial): 1hr category 15p/15c

- Michigan: 3 hours

- Certified Crop Advisors: 4.5 hours IPM, PD, and SW

Registration at the door is $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.

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