September 13, 8:30am–4pmWhere
Molly Caren Agricultural Center 135 OH-38, London, Ohio 43140
Agronomists, Certified Crop Advisers and custom applicators can stay current on agronomy issues during the Farm Science Review Agronomy College hosted by the Ohio AgriBusiness Association in partnership with Ohio State University Extension.
The event will bring industry experts, Ohio State staff and researchers, and agronomy service providers together to enhance collective knowledge through presentations, hands-on activities, demonstrations, equipment exhibits and more.
The program will also provide continuing education credits to help CCAs and custom applicators meet professional requirements. For a complete list of CCA and ODA pesticide credits available, visit this event listing online.
Participants will rotate through six 30-minute sessions on the following topics during the morning session:
Taking a Second Look at Hybrid Selection – Peter Thomison, OSU corn specialist
Soybean Production System – Latham Farley, USDA/FSA, OSU Horticulture & Crop Science
A Review of Soybean Herbicide Technology -Mark Loux, OSU weed specialist
Identifying “Pigweeds” – Mark Loux, OSU weed specialist
Necessity of Plant Health Application – Pierce Paul, OSU corn & wheat plant pathologist
Fall Insect Concerns – Kelley Tilmon, OSU entomologist for Agronomic Crops
Participants will then choose three of the following four topics to attend for the afternoon session:
Time & Place for Precision Applications – John Fulton, OSU Department of Food, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Tips, Booms and Applicators – Getting it in the Right Place – Rod Stevenson, Monsanto & Dave Hillger, Dow AgroSciences
Remote Sensing for Measuring Crop Stresses – Brian Sutton, AirScout
Nutrient Applications and Public Concern – Greg LaBarge, OSU field specialist, Agronomic Systems & Harold Watters, OSU Agronomy field specialist
This is the second year OABA and OSU Extension have partnered for the event to give participants access to a broader resource base in an ever-changing industry.
For those attendees in need of lodging for the event, a group rate of $89 for lodge rooms and $169 for cabins is available at the Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center from Sept. 11-14. Guests can call 800-ATA-Park and ask for the Ohio AgriBusiness Association room rate.