fertilizer application

  1. Photo of a field with rows of green crops being sprayed by a tractor with a sprayer. Photo by Thinkstock

    Agricultural Fertilizer Certification Trainings Offered before Sept. 30 Deadline

    Jul 7, 2017

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Farmers who still need to get fertilizer certification before the Sept. 30 deadline will have more than 20 opportunities to attend training sessions offered by experts from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.

    The training, provided by Ohio State University Extension, fulfills the educational requirements of Ohio’s 2014 agricultural nutrients legislation which requires individuals who apply fertilizer on more than 50 acres to become certified by Sept. 30, 2017.

  2. Photo of a field being sprayed by a boom sprayer on a tractor.

    Get Your Ohio Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification

    Jun 7, 2017

    CANFIELD, Ohio — It seems you can never know enough about fertilizer these days.

    A June 22 field day is designed to help answer questions about applying fertilizer, and after the event, participants can obtain the required state certification for anyone who applies fertilizer, other than manure, to more than 50 acres.

    The event will feature speakers Lee Beers and Rory Lewandowski, Ohio State University Extension educators, who will discuss soil fertility and using fertilizer to improve crop production.