Ohio No-Tll Field Day

Ohio No-Till (Spring)Field Day

April 10, 2013,     David Brandt farm

6100 Basil Western Road, Carroll, OH 43112

Presented by:    Ohio No-Till Council, Cover Crop Solutions and Walnut Creek Seeds

Sponsors include: OSU Extension and OARDC, NRCS-USDA, Ohio Country Journal,

Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Assoc., and Ohio Soybean Council

Other contributors include: Bird Hybrid; Suma Grow liquid fertilizer; United Landmark,

JD Equipment, Mayer Equipment; Franklin Equipment; and David Mast.

Schedule:

8:30: Registration: (visit exhibitors and no-till machinery)

9:30 Soil and How it Changes with Cover Crops    Ray Weil, University of Maryland

10:30 Soil Health and Water Infiltration Demo     Ray Archuleta, USDA-NRCS, Greensboro, NC

11:30 Nutrients in Soil from Biodiverse Cover Crops     Richard Haney, USDA-ARS, Temple, Texas

12:30 Pork Chop Lunch (catered by Kristin Reese)

1:00 Using Proper Blends for Biodiversity     Jay Fuhrer, USDA-NRCS, Bismarck, North Dakota

2:00 Corn Planter and Drill Demonstrations     Jim Hoorman, OSU Extension;  Dave Brandt, and   Mark Scarpitti, State Agronomist, Ohio NRCS

3:00- 4:00 pm (2 split sessions; 30 minutes each)

Crop Rolling for Termination of Living Covers     Dave Brandt

Sprayer Adjustments and Calibration for Terminating No-Till Covers    Erdal Ozkan, OSU Extension Ag. Engineer

Registration: $35 by April 3; $50 at the door

Register at: WalnutCreekSeeds.com or call 740-756-4436 (Dave Brandt)

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