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Extension Offers Program on Wind Power, Biodiesel, Soybean Aphid

May 23, 2007

FINDLAY, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension is offering an in-service on wind power, biodiesel production and soybean aphid management on June 12.


The program, sponsored by OSU Extension's Agronomic Crops Team and the Ohio Soybean Council, will take place from 8:45 a.m. until 4:15 p.m., beginning at the Hancock County Extension office parking lot in Findlay, OH.

The agenda for the in-service includes a tour of the Ohio Windmill Farm in Bowling Green, OH; a tour of American Ag Fuels in Defiance, OH; and a program on soybean aphid management, which includes buckthorn identification, aphid scouting and insect control.

The daylong program includes lunch.

For more information or to register, contact Greg LaBarge at (419) 337-9210 or e-mail


The Agronomic Crops Team is a group of Ohio State University Extension educators and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center researchers who provide practical and timely information and educational opportunities that address the most pressing needs of Ohio's agronomic crop industry. Information is widely distributed through C.O.R.N., a free statewide electronic newsletter available on the team's Web site. For more information, log on to


Candace Pollock
Greg LaBarge