July 22, 8:45am–12pmWhere
Case Family Farms 1400 Kite Rd, St. Paris, OH
Private and commercial pesticide applicator license holders can receive recertification credits at this hands-on field day. Cost is $10 and registration is due by July 18. Those who do not need credits are welcome to attend, too.
Dr. Pierce Paul, Extension state specialist in corn and wheat disease, will cover corn disease management options and strategies. Dr. Mark Sulc, Extension state specialist in forages, will discuss current research on insects in alfalfa and Dr. Curtis Young, Extension educator in Van Wert County, will provide an update on grain bin fumigation and sanitation. Mary Griffith and Amanda Douridas, Extension educators in Madison and Champaign counties, respectively, will walk through reducing spray drift and sprayer calibration.
Private applicators will receive recertification for licenses expiring 2017-2019 in categories Core, 1, 2 and 6. Commercial applicators can earn partial recertification credits in categories 2A and 10C. Three hours of Integrated Pest Management Certified Crop Advisor credits will be offered as well.