August 26, 8:30am–2pmWhat
A nutrient management and water quality field day will be held Aug. 26 in Hardin County. Demonstrations will include dry fertilizer injection and banding fertilizer with a strip tool. Other topics include two-stage ditches, phosphorous removal beds, blind inlets, cover crops and nitrogen rate trials.
The event will be at Kurt Farms, approximately 1 mile south of Dunkirk on State Route 68. Kurt Farms is one of the cooperators in the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network, which is showcasing new and innovative practices that reduce nutrient runoff and is a partnership between Ohio Farm Bureau and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the field day running from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event is free and lunch is included; registration is required by Aug. 17 by calling 419-673-0456.
The event’s partnering organizations include The Nature Conservancy in Ohio, Hardin Soil and Water Conservation District, Putnam Soil and Water Conservation District, Ohio State University Extension, John Deere, Findlay Implement, local landowners, Ohio Department of Agriculture, NRCS and the Demo Farms Network.