OSU Research Field Days

June 4, 2018
Dr. Peter Thomison standing in front of his corn research talking to a crowd

Join us this summer for field days featuring Ohio State University research. You'll have the opportunity to talk with the researchers and learn more about innovations and new technology.

August 14 - 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Precision Ag Day: Planters, Fulton County Fairgrounds, 8514 State Route 108, Wauseon, OH 43567

The Northwest Ohio Precision Planter Day will focus on precision planters and feature discussions and demonstrations from equipment, seed, and technology professionals. The field day begins with a program and the afternoon will feature planter demonstrations in the field. The day’s topics will include variable rate seeding, precision placement, downforce options, and high-speed availability. Click here for more information.

August 14  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Field Day, Fayette County Airport & Demonstration Farm, 2770 State Route 38, Washington Court House, OH 43160

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.  Click here for more information.

August 16 - 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Soil and Water Field Night, OSU South Centers, 1862 Shyville Rd., Piketon, OH

Soil health, corn disorders, and weed management are topics set to headline the upcoming Soil and Water Field Night, hosted by The Ohio State University South Centers. This free educational opportunity, presented by OSU South Centers in partnership with Pike Soil and Water Conservation District and Pike County Solid Waste Management District, will take place Thursday, August 16 with registration beginning at 5 p.m. A light supper will immediately follow, then attendees will depart on a wagon tour and attend field research presentations by OSU faculty and staff. Click here for more information.

August 23 - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Pumpkin Field Night, Western Agricultural Research Station, 7721 South Charleston Pike, South Charleston, OH

Beginning and experienced growers will benefit from attending the pumpkin field night for research updates regarding cover crops, pest management, and new pumpking and winter squash varieities. The field night will be August 23 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Western Agricultural Research Station in South Charleston. Attendees will depart on a wagon tour of the research and demonstration plots and have an opportunity to visit with the OSU researchers. Click here for more information.

August 23 - 5:00 - 8:30 p.m. Beef and Forage Field Night, Jackson Agricultural Research Station, 019 Standpipe Rd., Jackson, OH, 45640

This year, in addition to researchers from The Ohio State University (OSU) showcasing their research, field night attendees will have the option to receive certification for Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) at the Beef and Forage Field Night at the Jackson Agricultural Research Station on August 23 from 5 – 8:30 p.m. Field night participants will be able to view the research plots and attend sessions that qualify for BQA certification. Dinner begins at 5 p.m. with the program starting at 6 p.m. Click here for more information.

August 29 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Precision Ag Day: Data Management, Integrated Ag Services, 24320 Woodstock Rd., Milford Center, OH 43045

Learn about Data Management in Precision Agriculture. The day will start with  an overview of on farm research and will continue with data management, data stewardship fundamentals and troubleshooting along with much more. Speakers include Dr. John Fulton and Dr. Elizabeth Hawkins with OSU Precision Agriculture. Click here for more information.