The agenda for the Ohio NoTill Conference is:
9:00 Welcome and Introductions: Jan Layman, President, Ohio No-Till Council
9:05 Nutrient Application Considerations in No-Till: Harold Watters, OSU
9:35 Broken Carbon Nitrogen and Phosphorus cycle: impact on the water cycle.
Jim Hoorman, Soil Health Specialist, USDA-NRCS
10:05 Deep placement of fertilizer with strip-till equipment
Trey Colley, OSU Ag. Engineer, grad student
10:50 Cover Crops: It’s all about Timing
Ryan Moore, Beck’s Hybrids
11:20 Cover crop topic
Gary Fennig, Fennig Equipment
11:50 No-Till Awards (Sponsored by Walnut Creek Seeds)
Educator/Researcher Award: Beck’s Hybrids
Business/Industry Award: Fennig Equipment
Outstanding No-Till Farmer: Nathan Brown, Highland County
Scholarship Awards: Alyssa McQuiston and Natalie Rettig
12:05 Business meeting (elect Board members…)
1:00 ??? Ohio Legislative update. Sen. Randy Gardner and/or Rep. Arndt (invited)
1:15 Nutrient Management Panel
Dave Scheiderer–Jim Hoorman–Jan Layman–Harold Watters
2:00 Conservation’s bottom line: Benefits for landowner; costs for tenant.
Josh or Fred Yoder, Plain City.
2:30 My farm story
Another no-till farmer to be named
3:15 Digital Ag: Important Apps for grain farmers
John Fulton, OSU Ag. Engineer and
Jenna Lee, OSU Ag. Engineering, undergrad research assistant
4:00 Wrap-up and Adjourn
CCA credits will be available.
Purchase tickets now! $40 before Dec 6th–$60 at the door