Ohio No-Till Conference Focuses on Fertility, Soil Management

November 15, 2005

PLAIN CITY, Ohio -- Fertility and soil management topics highlight the annual Ohio No-Till Conference, being held Dec. 6 at Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, Ohio.

The conference, sponsored by the Ohio No-Till Council in cooperation with Ohio State University Extension, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Registration is $20, paid by Nov. 30, or $25 at the door.

Presenters are OSU Extension and research specialists, farmers and agri-businesses. Topics of discussion include: soil fertility (new nitrogen recommendations, cover crops, lime, manure management, in-season aeration, and in-season nitrogen management); growing profitable, high-yield wheat; carbon trading; strip-till; and solutions to planter problems caused by seed coatings.

Participants have the opportunity to gain CCA credits.

To register, send a check payable to "Ohio No-Till Council," and mail to: Ray Glaze, 3910 Purdy Road., Spencerville, Ohio 45887; or phone (419) 647-6381.

For more information, contact Randall Reeder with Ohio State's Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, at (614) 292-6648, or e-mail reeder.1@osu.edu. A complete schedule of the conference can be found at http://fabe.osu.edu/notill.htm.

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Author(s): 
Candace Pollock
Source(s): 
Randall Reeder