OSU Extension to host winter agronomy webinars

STEUBENVILLE — Beginning this month, Ohio State University Extension will host series on soil health, winter weather extremes and agricultural technologies for agronomic crop producers. There is no cost to attend these webinars, but pre-registration is required.

Sessions on soil health will run Thursdays at 8 a.m. starting Thursday. To register, visit go.osu.edu/2021shseries.

Here is the schedule of topics:

– Jan. 14: “Does Soil Health Pay?” The farmer panel includes Nathan Brown, Matt Falb and Les Seiler.

– Jan. 21: “What Can Soil Health Tests Tell You?”

– Jan. 28: “Can Improving Soil Health Improve Yield?”

– Feb. 4: “Cover Crop Management.”

– Feb. 18: “Compaction Solutions.”

– Feb. 25: “Soil Health in Ohio.”

– March 4: “What’s the Return on Investing in Soil Health?”

– March 18: “Programs and Funding to Support Soil Health.”

Sessions on weather extremes will run on the following Thursdays listed starting at 9 a.m. Register at go.osu.edu/2021agriweather.

– Jan. 21: “Disease Management Options for Today’s Weather.”

– Feb 18: “Managing Water in Today’s Wet and Dry Growing Seasons.”

– March 18: “2021 Growing Season Weather Outlook and Changing Climate Patterns.”

Through February, Ag Tech Tuesdays will feature OSU’s Digital Ag Team who will present various topics on the latest on-farm technology. Look for registration information in the future at https://agnr.osu.edu/events/ag-tech-tuesdays-0.

For questions about agronomic crops and farm management, contact Erika Lyon, OSU Extension agriculture and natural resources educator for Jefferson and Harrison counties, at lyon.194@osu.edu or call (740) 461-6136.


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