Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Club Field Day

The Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Field Day will feature a full agenda of agronomy presentations and a trade show with field equipment. The presentations include Tri-State Fertilizer Guide and nitrogen decisions, gibberella diagnostic demonstration and research project, eFields, and corn and soybean pest diagnostic demonstration, and farm bill update. The field day admission is free, including lunch. The day's agenda includes:

Topics and Speakers

  • Keynote Speaker –Matt Roberts, Kernmantle Group 
  • Tri-State Fertilizer Guide and Nitrogen Decisions –Steve Culman, The Ohio State University
  • Gibberella Diagnostic Demonstration and Research Project –Pierce Paul, The Ohio State University
  • Using On-Farm Research to Make Production Decisions, eFields–Elizabeth Hawkins, The Ohio State University
  • Diagnostic Demonstration of Corn and Soybean Insect Pests –Kelly Tillmon, The Ohio State University
  • 2018 Farm Bill Update and Progress
  • Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association Update

Field Day Events

  • Corn and Soybean Show Plots
  • Two $500 gift certificate drawing for Ohio Corn Grower Members
  • Trade Show –Large Equipment and Table Top 
  • Plane rides from FCA Flight Training, $30/Person for a 30 minute flight -Must register at 740-335-2430 (Payment in cash or check made to FCA Flight Training)
  • Health Screenings in the morning (Please fast prior for blood testing)
  • CCA Credits, Fertilizer re-certification(Private and Commercial) and Private Pesticide re-certification credits will be offered

Evening Events

Fayette County Chamber of Commerce –“Business After Hours” –4:00PM –6:00PM

  • Sponsored by –Hartley Oil, Washington C.H., Ohio

Fayette County Farm Bureau and Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District Annual Meetings 

  • SWCD voting is from 5:30P.M. –6:30P.M. –Banquet begins at 6:00P.M.
  • Banquet reservations are $10.00 -Call the Farm Bureau office at 937-382-4407 

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