Farm Briefs: 02-12-13 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 10:18
Three upcoming events highlight different aspects of farming:

Strategies for improving soybean yields
Dr. Laura Lindsey, OSU Extension Soybean Specialist, will connect by Polycom to discuss managing inputs for profitable soybean production, variety selection, plant density, date of planting, foliar feeding, 4R nutrient stewardship on Feb. 21, from 9-11 a.m. at the Wood County Extension Office, in the basement at 639 Dunbridge Road. No charge to attend and no reservation needed.
The event is sponsored by OSU Extension and the Ohio Soybean Council, For more information contact: Alan Sundermeier, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (419) 354-9050.

Advanced corn production workshop
This all day in-depth workshop will address topics relating to yield and diagnostics, such as ear development and growth abnormalities, seed treatments and biotechnology for insect management, and nitrogen management and utilization.
The workshop will be held at the Hancock County Agricultural Services Building, Findlay, on Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The cost is $50 for materials, lunch, CCA credits and hands-on activities.
Instructors will be Dr. Peter Thomison, Dr. Andy Michaels, and Dr. Ed Lentz. Registration required by Feb. 19; class limited to first 25 paid participants.
Registration flyer may found at the following website: Contact Ed Lentz at (419) 422-3851 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for additional information.

Conservation tillage and technology conference
This year's Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference will be held March 5 - 6, at Ohio Northern University, Ada.
Early registration deadline is Feb. 22. Registration forms are available at the Extension office or on-line at
The program will include more than 60 speakers and feature Dr. Jerry Hatfield, director of the USDA National Lab in Ames, Iowa, speaking on "How to Thrive in Times of Extreme Weather". Other sessions include cover crops, Corn University, Decision Ag, Soybean School, Nutrient Management. Certified Crop Advisor credits are available.

Pemberville Fair accepting nominations
PEMBERVILLE - The Pemberville Free Fair is currently accepting nominations for, Senior King & Queen, as well as Outstanding Citizen. Ballots are available at the following locations: Frobose IGA, Pemberville Pharmacy, Countyline Co-Op, Beeker's General Store as well as the Pemberville Library. Nominations will be accepted until the end of business March 8. To be considered, all nominations/ballots must include a supporting narrative.
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