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West Ohio Agronomy Day
January 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The 2018 West Ohio Agronomy Day will be held on Monday at St. Michael’s Hall in Fort Loramie. A light breakfast will be available starting at 8 a.m. with a marketing update from Cargill and Sunrise Cooperative at 8:30 a.m. At 9 a.m. the program including Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification (Core and Categories 1, 2 and 6) and the one-hour Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Training for those who are already certified to apply commercial fertilizers will begin. In addition, Certified Crop Advisor CEUs and Commercial Pesticide Applicator Credits (Core and 2C) have been approved.
Once again, Purdue’s Dr. Fred Whitford will be there, this time to talk about “Simple Application Techniques and Tactics that Work to Protect Crops and the Environment.” Also presenting will be Dr. Mark Loux (“What you Need to Know about Problem Weeds: Marestail, Waterhemp, Palmer Amaranth, etc.” and “An Update on Dicamba Products”); Peggy Hall, JD (“When Pesticides Drift: Who’s Liable?” and “Five Property Laws Farmers Need to Know”); and Dr. Elizabeth Hawkins and Sam Custer (OSUE Darke County) handling the Fertilizer Applicator Recertification training. Personnel from Precision AgriServices and Farm Credit – Mid America will address other topics.