Western Ohio Precision Ag Day

Date of Event: 
July 11, 2017
Covington, OH Highschool- 807 Chestnut St, Covington, OH 45318

Apple Farm Service is glad to partner with the OSU Extension offices of Miami and Darke for the 2017 Western Ohio Precision Ag Day.

This is a perfect opportunity for producers to learn about precision placement of fertilizer while earning their ODA Fertilizer Applicator Certification.

The Western Ohio Precision Ag Day is a free event filled with helpful information and demonstrations. Lunch is provided  for free with an RSVP. Registration ends June 30th. Register online at go.osu.edu/Westernohiofieldday 

8:00 Registration and visit exhibitors

8:30 Welcome and Introductions
Amanda Bennett and Sam Custer

8:40 Right Place, Right Time - Placement of Organic N-P-K and Micro Nutrients
Glen Arnold, Field Specialist, OSU Extension

9:30 Making Adaptive Nitrogen Decisions
Elizabeth Hawkins, Field Specialist, OSU Extension

10:00 Break

10:15 Sound Nutrient Management for High Yields
Dr. Shaun Casteel, Agronomy (Soybeans/Small Grains) Purdue University

11:15 Profitable Nutrient Management under Ohio’s Environmental Concerns
Local panel discussion

12:00 Lunch and comments

1:15 Nutrient placement field demonstrations: including drone flying demo, corn planter technology, grid soil samplers, manure applicator, variable rate fertilizer applicator and more.

3:30 Evaluation, paperwork for credits, and Adjourn

Please register by June 30th. Register online at go.osu.edu/Westernohiofieldday

For questions, contact Miami County Extension Office 937-440-3945 or Amanda at bennett.709@osu.edu