Corn, Soybean and Wheat Connection

Feb. 7, 2014

Corn, Soybean and Wheat Connection; webinars featuring HCS' very own Dr. Peter Thomison and Dr. Laura Lindsey! 

Webinars offer local farmers ability to view state, national conventions

by JAMES J. HOORMAN

'The first Corn, Soybean and Wheat Connection program is now available for viewing online.

The program features Dr. Peter Thomison, State Specialist Corn Production, Ohio State University Extension, discussing “Optimizing Corn Yields-Assessing the Contribution of Key Agronomic Management Factors.” The second program topic is “Seed Treatments in Corn: Impacts on Pests and Pollinators” presented by Dr. Andy Michel, State Specialist Field Crops Entomology, Ohio State University Extension and Dr. Reed Johnson, Entomologist Apiculture, The Ohio State University. The program can be viewed at http://go.osu.edu/cswconnect1-14-14. Please note the first 30 seconds of the program were cut off.

The second of three webinars for Ohio farmers and industry offered by Ohio State University Extension called Corn, Soybean and Wheat Connection is scheduled for Tuesday. This program will focus on soybean production.

The final program on Feb. 25 has weed control as the topic.

Tuesday’s program from 7-8:30 p.m. will include topics: “Everything but the Kitchen Sink: High Input Soybean Production” by Dr. Laura Lindsey, State Specialist Soybean and Small Grains Production, Ohio State University Extension; and “Updates on Fungicides and Resistance, Soybean Cyst Nematode and Seed Treatments” by Dr. Anne Dorrance, State Specialist Plant Pathology Soybeans, Ohio State University Extension...'

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