Tue., June 13, 2017 at 9:30am


Tue., June 13, 2017 at 3:30pm

Event Venue

OARDC Schaffter Farm

3240 Oil City Road

Wooster, OH



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In addition to looking at how small grains are used as a grain crop, the field day will also cover and demonstrate wheat quality and use in food products, small grains as cover crops, alternative forages, and how small grains fit into row cropping systems.

Topics include:

  • Wheat disease identification and management
  • Wheat breeding to develop disease resistant varieties
  • Wheat quality evaluation
  • Winter two-row malting barley development
  • Use of small grain cover crops in soybean production
  • Small grain baleage
  • The importance of wheat harvest date
  • Wheat Nitrogen and growth promoter application demonstrations
  • Kernza: a new perennial small grain under development
  • Reduced lignin alfalfa: getting more with less
  • Organic oats and red clover plots (optional 3:15 – 4:00 pm session)

Both commercial and private pesticide applicator credits as well as Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) credits will be available.

To register

The cost is $25 per person if registered by June 5; late registration is $35 per person. Registration includes handout materials, lunch and refreshments.

Registration is available online here or a printable form is available here. Mail forms and checks (made payable to Ohio State University Extension) to the Wayne County Extension office: 428 W. Liberty St., Wooster OH 44691.

For more information click here.