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NEPAC Crop Diagnostic Workshop

Ed Farris



Tue

22

Jun

8:30 am - 3:00 pm ET
4821 E County Road 400 S
Columbia City, IN 46725

2021

About

Crop advisors, pesticide applicators, and growers have the opportunity to learn more about nutrient application and soil health at a workshop on June 22.  Specialists from Purdue Extension, Ohio State Extension, A & L Labs, U.S.D.A. and the Office of Indiana State Chemist will share the latest research and practical advice.

The NEPAC Crop Diagnostic Workshop will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (8:30 a.m. registration) at the Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center (NEPAC), 4821 E. 400 S. Columbia City, IN.  The workshop focuses on strategies for nutrient and soil health management.

Topics and speakers are:

  • “Nutrient Management: Timing of Applications and Other Plant Health Considerations,” Jim Camberato —Purdue Agronomy Dept.
  • “The Manure on Manure,” Jamie Bultemeier—A&L Labs
  • “Capturing Nutrient Value:  Manure Application Field Research,”  Glen Arnold—Ohio State Ext. Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management Systems
  • “Strategies for Reduction of Nutrient Losses,”  Chad Penn—Purdue University, USDA Agricultural Research Service Soil Scientist
  • “Cover Crops and Nutrient Management,”  Joe Rorick—Purdue Extension Agronomist
  • “Manure and Fertilizer Regulations for Indiana,”  Trish Dunn—Office of Indiana State Chemist

Recertification credits have been approved for this workshop including:  Commercial Category 1, 14 and RT credits (CCHs); Private Applicator Recertification Program (PARP) credits; and crop advisor credits (CEUs).

Registration is due by June 16 online at https://cvent.me/lzrZzv .  The cost to attend the workshop is $80 per person.  Lunch is provided. 

Continuing education credits for the Private Applicator Recertification Program will be available for $10.  Farmers are reminded to bring their pesticide applicator cards for registration.

For a reasonable accommodation or more information, contact Ed Farris, Purdue Extension – Huntington County at 260-358-4826 or emfarris@purdue.edu .


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