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2020 West Ohio Agronomy Day

Jan 13, 2020, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Registration Deadline: Monday, January 6, 2020

Cost: $30 for pesticide credits; $10 for fertilizer credits; $10 if no credits are needed

Location: St Michael's Hall, 33 Elm St, Fort Loramie, Ohio

Contact: Shelby County@ 937-498-7239

Program includes a range of topics on current agronomic topics plus credit offered for both pesticide and fertilizer recertification. Credits offered: Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Training:  CORE and Categories 1, 2, and 6; Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Credits in CORE, 2-A, and 2-C; Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Training (1 hour for those already holding a Fertilizer Applicator’s Certification) and Certified Crop Advisor CEUs.

Topics for the day include:

•What can we expect fro m the 2020 grain markets?

•Water Quality – Where are we today?

•Advancing Corn Production

•Weed Control – What we learned in 2019

•Using precision ag to improve nutrient and pesticide applications

•How can you make manure work for you in your farming operation?

•How the extremes of 2019 affect nutrient management plans for 2020

•Flies and darkling beetles – How do we deal with them?

•Grain storage management and fumigation must dos

•How do I get my soybean yields through the glass ceiling

 

Presenters for the day are from Ohio State University, Purdue University, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Fumigation Service and Supply, the Anderson’s, and Rogers Grain.

  1. West Ohio Agronomy Day Jan 13, 2020, 8:00am - 4:00pm

    Oct. 03, 2019

    West Ohio Agronomy Day Jan 13, 2020, 8:00am - 4:00pm Deadline for registration: Monday, January 6, 2020 Cost: $30 for pesticide credits; $10 for fertilizer credits; $10 if no credits are needed Location: St Michael's Hall, 33 Elm St, Fort Loramie, Ohio Contact: Shelby County Extension Office @ 937-498-7239
  2. Shelby County Master Gardeners

    Feb. 15, 2019

    Shelby County Master Gardeners’ Spring Gardening Series 2019
  3. Growing Women In Agriculture March 28th in Fort Loramie

    Feb. 15, 2019

  4. Dr Alvetro and 4H Partnership for Valentines Day Cards for the Local Assissted Living Facilities

    Dec. 18, 2018

    Attention 4-H Clubs!!! Are you creative?   Enjoy sharing smiles?   Do you love free pizza?
  5. Shelby County 4-H Foundation Scholarship

    Jun. 08, 2018

    The Shelby County 4-H Foundation will award up to four $500 College scholarships to current members of Shelby County 4-H pursuing a college degree.

    Each applicant will be asked to meet a set of minimum standards, verified by his/her local 4-H Advisor, school official, and parent.

    The deadline for submitting the “Shelby County 4-H Foundation Scholarship Program” application and supporting documentation is July 15.

  6. 2018 Junior Fair White Pages

    Mar. 29, 2018

    The 2018 Junior Fair books (White pages) are now available at the Shelby County Extension Office. Stop in M-F 8:30 to 4:30 to pick some up OR give us a call and we can count them out and put them in the dropbox for you. 

    You can also view them online: go.osu.edu/shelbywhitepages

  7. County Clean Up Day

    Feb. 20, 2018

    Clean Up Day
    Sat., April 7, 2018
    8:00 AM -12:00 PM

    The Sidney-Shelby County Health Department, in conjunction with township officials, will provide solid
    waste trucks and containers for use by county residents to dispose of solid waste.

    Clinton Twp. — Vandemark Road, Sidney (north of Schenk Road, next to Wayne Truck & Trailer)
    Loramie Twp. — Houston Community Center, Houston

  8. Ohio Farm Custom Rates Survey-We need your help!

    Feb. 19, 2018

    Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey – 2018

    Ohio State University Extension

    Request for Assistance in Collecting Data

    Ohio Farm Custom Work Provider/Client,

  9. New Fertilizer Certification Meeting March 26, 2018

    Jan. 16, 2018

    New Fertilizer Certification Meeting
  10. New Pesticide Applicator Training

    Jan. 16, 2018

    New Pesticide Applicator Training
    This meeting is to prepare individuals for Core and Category 1 that are planning to take the pesticide applicator exam on 3-29-18 in Wapakoneta or some other date and location.

    Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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