July 28th Field Crops Day at NW Research Station

Dr Peter Thomison, Corn Specialist is one of hte featured speakers for the Field Day.

By Greg LaBarge, Fulton County

The annual Field Crops Day Program is on tap for Thursday, July 28th from 9-11:30. The Northwest Agricultural Research Station is located at 4240 Range Line Road, Custar, OH.  Formal topics at field stops during the morning are:

  • “Insect Issues for Late Planted Crops,” Andy Michel, Entomology OARDC and OSU Extension
  • “The Impact of Late Corn Plantings on Agronomic Performance,” Peter Thomison, Horticulture & Crop Science OARDC and OSU Extension
  • “Water Management and Challenges for Agriculture and Water Resources,” Larry Brown, Food, Agr & Biological Engineering OARDC and OSU Extension
  • “Getting the Best Coverage and Deposition from Your Sprayer,” Erdal Ozkan, Food, Agr & Biological Engineering OARDC and OSU Extension

In addition to the field stops Extension Educators  will be on hand to trouble shoot questions you have related to what is happening in your fields. Bring samples and pictures of what is happening in your fields. So come see what is going on at the research branch and share some stories of what has been a challenging 2011 growing season.

For more details including a agenda and map to the location click here.


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