Agronomic crops team schedules presentations for Farm Science Review

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LONDON, Ohio — There is a chance for one more agronomic crops field day, Sept. 17, 18 and 19, at OSU Farm Science Review, at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center, near London Ohio.

Topics

Highlights include:

  • Nutrient management.
  • Soybean weed control.
  • Corn management for high yield.
  • Maximizing soybean yield.
  • Origins of modern soybean genetics.
  • North America’s most exported crop – from Teosinte to modern hybrid corn production – the history of corn; and where do those hybrids come from?
  • Bio-fuel alternatives, with Dennis Pennington from Michigan State University’s Kellogg Center, demonstrating the bio-energy pellet machine each day at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Soybean aphid resistance, and other late season insect pests
  • Disease control of corn and things that can go wrong.

In the Agronomy Demonstration Plots are scheduled speakers at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day, and individual plot tours with OSU Extension field specialists.

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