WILLARD, Ohio -- Managing crop fertilizer inputs, examining corn hybrids for insect management, and evaluating the payback to corn or soybean fungicide applications will be among the featured topics at Ohio State University Extension's Crawford/Huron Agronomy Day.
The event is slated for Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 220 E. Walton Street, Willard, Ohio. Registration is $25 before Dec. 7 and $30 at the door. Four hours of private pesticide credits and 2.5 hours of certified crop adviser credits will be available.
Program offerings will include a corn and soybean fertility short course presented by OSU Extension soil fertility specialist Robert Mullen; use of foliar fungicides in corn and soybeans by Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center plant pathologist Dennis Mills; potential of the variant Western corn rootworm to damage 2008 corn by OSU Extension entomologist Bruce Eisley; and new herbicides for 2008 by OSU Extension educator Steve Prochaska. Other topics include a look at the potential for soybean aphid in 2008 and reducing glyphosate-resistant weeds on the farm.
For more information or to register, contact the OSU Extension Crawford County office at (419) 562-8731 or log on to http://crawford.osu.edu and click on "Agronomy Day."