The Brown County Farm Bureau and Brown County OSU Extension were excited to offer a three-part summer series. Throughout the summer, there have been multiple seminars covering topics of Private Pesticide Category CORE recertification, Integrated Pest Management and monitoring insect update on the black cutworm, true armyworm, fall armyworm, western bean cutworm, european corn borer, and corn earworm. Additional field reports regarding insects, weeds, and diseases were also discussed throughout these sessions.
Aug. 20, the final piece of the seminar was a farm tour. More than 80 locals started at Fussnecker Farms (10068 Hamer Rd., Georgetown, OH 45121) for 30 minutes of Private Pesticide Category 1 (grain and cereal crops) recertification and an overview of Fussnecker Farm’s/OSU Extension’s soybean on-farm research plot.
Afterward, participants traveled a short distance to Dailey Farms (1193 Fite-Hauck Rd., Sardinia, OH 45171) for 30 minutes of Private Pesticide Category 1 (grain and cereal crops) recertification, a live drone demonstration on fungicide/cover crop application methods. We finished the evening with a meal provided by the Brown County Farm Bureau and an overview of Dailey Farm’s/OSU Extension’s on-farm soybean seeding rates research plot. Door prizes were provided by Carrington Farm Supply, Georgetown Farm Supply, Cherry Fork Farm Supply, Paul Hall & Associates Insurance, Brown County Farm Bureau, and Brown County OSU Extension.