|OSU Extension to hold farmland leasing workshop at Northwest State Community College|
|Wednesday, December 18, 2013 9:37 PM|
ARCHBOLD — The Ohio State University Extension will be holding a Farmland Leasing Workshop from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 13 in Voinovich Auditorium at Northwest State Community College in Archbold. The workshop is a Northwest Ohio regional event that is unique in its depth and breadth of information covered, based on cash rent survey data taken by The Ohio State University Extension State Specialists. Landowners and tenant farmers will want to attend, as factors affecting leasing options and rates will be discussed along with analyzing good and bad leasing practices. Presenters will also discuss legal issues in farmland leasing, developing a written lease for your farm and flexible versus fixed cash renting options
This Farmland Leasing Workshop is one of six of its kind being offered throughout the state this winter. For a complete list of Leasing Workshop times, dates and locations, visit aglaw.osu.edu.
Annual Corn & Soybean Day Program Set
The annual Corn & Soybean Day program is scheduled for Jan. 23 at Sauder Farm and Craft Village’s Founders Hall from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Optional CORE & Category 6 sessions for pesticide applicator credits are available from 3:45-5:15 pm). The program has a variety of speakers and nearly 30 exhibitors sharing information on management practices for the 2014 crop production season. This year’s program is unique in that it includes one session on the non-agronomy topic of Farm Family Communication and Succession Planning presented by Bernie Erven, professor emeritus, OSU Agricultural Economics Department.
Additional topics for the day include:
Herbicide Site of Action Management
— Mark Loux, OSU Extension Weeds Specialist
Grubs & Bugs: Corn & Soybean Insect Update
— Andy Michel, OSU Extension Entomology Specialist.
Stepping Up Soybean Production: Seed Treatments and Everything But the Kitchen Sink.
— Laura Lindsey, OSU Extension Soybean and Small Grains Specialist.
Core Session: Safety and Calibration with Pesticide and Nutrient Management Application
— Glen Arnold, OSU Extension State Specialist, Manure & Nutrient Management.
— Bruce Clevenger, assistant professor and Extension Educator, Defiance County.
In addition, exhibitors from seed and input suppliers, banking, crop insurance, grain marketing and the machinery industry will be on site to share information about products and programs.
The following continuing education credits for pesticide applicators are offered throughout the day:
*Private: One hour CORE, one and a half hours Category 1, half an hour Category 2, half and hour Category 6
*Commercial: One hour CORE, one hour 2A, one hour 2C, half an hour 2D
*Michigan: Four hours total credit
*Certified Crop Advisors: Five hours total credit including NM, IPM, CM, PD