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Western Agronomy Field Day July 16

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Jul. 16, 2014 | 09:00 am - 03:00 pm

Western Agricultural Research Station
7721 South Charleston Pike
South Charleston,

Sponsored by Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), and the Ohio Soybean Council, the program is designed to inform and educate farmers about the agricultural research advances made in the past year at the Western Agricultural Research Station, one of Ohio’s largest agronomic research stations.The newest edition of the Corn, Soybean, and Alfalfa Guide will be available for purchase.

The workshop will feature:

Steve Culman, an OSU Extension specialist in soil fertility, who will discuss fertilization.

Mark Loux, an OSU Extension weed specialist, who will discuss how farmers can control weeds in their corn and soybean fields.

Ron Hammond, an OSU Extension and OARDC entomologist, who will discuss management techniques for insect pests, specifically stink bugs.

Laura Lindsey, an OSU Extension soybean and small grains specialist, who will help growers maximize soybean production.

Mark Sulc, an OSU Extension specialist, who will discuss alternative forage options with producers.

The event will also feature a wagon tour and a locally catered lunch.

The registration deadline is July 11, but participants can pay the $20 fee at the door. Register by email or phone by contacting Harold Watters, [email protected], 937 599-4227; or Joe Davlin, [email protected], 937 462-8016. 

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