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 email@example.com .