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Interested in any of the following programs and/or events? Check them out.

Brown CountyPrivate Applicator Fertilizer & Pesticide Re-certification Program - 

Thursday, January 20, 2022, beginning with check-in at 4:30 p.m.

Pre-registration REQUIRED.  Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Pesticide Re-certification - 3 hour program

Fertilizer Re-certification - 1 hour program

Contact the Brown County OSU Extension Office for more information at 937-378-6716.


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Certified Crop Advisor Exam Study Course 

Farm Office Live! 2

Take Action Weed Management Webinars and Weedy Podcasts


Given how messed up the whole herbicide supply and price thing is right now, it might be a good time to take advantage of free resources to improve your herbicide and weed management acumen.  The USB Take Action program and university weed scientists are once again conducting a series of webinars to cover several key topics in weed management.  Three webinars occur this month, and will be followed by the release of videos covering other pertinent weed-related subjects.  January webinars include the following:

Why Care about Metabolic Herbicide Resistance – Thursday, January 13, 11 am EST

Value of Residuals in Herbicide-Resistant Weed Problems – Thursday, January 20, 11 am EST

Harvest Weed Seed Control Practices – Thursday, January 27, 11 am EST

Registration information can be found here.  Videos of the webinars will be made available following their broadcast. 

Another great resource is the “War Against Weeds” podcast.  This podcast features guests with expertise in a variety of aspects of weed science, and discussions on integrated weed management, herbicide resistance, and other timely topics. The podcast is hosted by Sarah Lancaster, Kansas State Extension Weed Science Specialist, Mandy Bish, Extension Weed Scientist at the University of Missouri, and Joe Ikley, Extension Weed Scientist at North Dakota State.  Podcast episodes are available at and also on Spotify, iTunes, and Google Podcasts.

Crop Observation and Recommendation Network

C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.