Data in Agriculture and Manure Application Field Day

Join hosts Mercer County Farm Bureau, Mercer County Ag Solutions, OSU Extension-Mercer County and Mercer SWCD for this unique field day on Oct. 2, 2018, at the St. Charles Seminary.  Please RSVP by Sept. 14 to Ag Solutions at 419-586-4209 or to [email protected].

The day will feature information about using new and emerging technology on your farms and fields to help make it more profitable. In addition to field demonstrations on manure application, there will be demonstrations of new tankers and toolbars, and of unmanned aerial vehicles. The field day will also feature speakers on data in agriculture, updates on the Tri-State Fertility Guide and a discussion of the Soil Health Data project.

Schedule of Events:

11:30 am:  FREE Lunch (St. Charles Center Auditorium)

12:15 pm:  Dr. John Fulton, The Ohio State University

  •   Data in Agriculture

1 pm: Theresa Dirksen, Ag Solutions

  • Results of Soil Health Data Project

1:15 pm: Harold Waters, The Ohio State University

  • Tri-State Fertility Guide Updates

2 pm: Manure Application Demos (field)

  • Manure tanker and toolbar, Tobin Farms
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
  • Cy Schwieterman, Inc.-Demon

Thanks to our sponsors: Fennig Equipment, Farm Credit Mid-America, Cy Schwieterman Inc., Kenn-Feld Group, Homan Inc. and Tobin Farms

Here is a copy of the Field Day flyer, for your information.