Precision Ag at Central Ohio Field Day

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Precision agriculture and the economics of technology will be the focus of the Ohio State University Extension Central Ohio Agronomy Field Day on Aug. 25.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at David Miller Farm, 10750 Millersport Road, Millersport, Ohio. Registration is $10, payable by noon the day of the event.

Precision farming topics include:

  • “Yield monitor benefits–Using Yield Map Data to go VRT; Using Remote Sensing for Enhancing Profit Potential.”
  • “GPS Options and Accuracy, Autosteer Benefits and Limitations, and Automatic Section Control.”
  • “Use of RTK, CORS, Nitrogen Sensors, Grid Sampling, Infrared Sensing, and More.”

Other topics being covered throughout the day include corn and soybean disease and plant health reports, assessing fertility programs, identifying nutrient issues, anaerobic digestion economic opportunities, and watershed management.

Certified crop advisor credits will be available.

The field day is sponsored by OSU Extension offices of Fairfield, Licking, Perry, and Pickaway counties. Additional sponsors include Farm Credit Services, Laurelville Grain, ADM Grain, Southwest Ohio Corn Growers, New Era Liquids, Agro-Chem East, Coschocton Grain, Wilmington Case IH Super Store, and Ohio Soybean Council.

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