Virtual OSU farm programs available

HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin County Extension is partnering with Ohio State University AgCrops Team to provide free virtual winter meetings.

A series called Crop Diversity to Improve Your Bottom Line is Feb. 4 and March 4. Farmers are invited to join all of the meetings or choose those that apply to them.

Certified Crop Adviser continuing education hours are available for live sessions.

Register at


Crop Diversity to Improve Your Bottom Line. This series will look at practices and considerations to successfully incorporate alternative grain crops into your rotation to diversify your operation. Programs occur once a month on Thursday morning at 9:00 – 10:30. Register for the following programs at

• February 4 – Seed Production, Corn and Soybean Seed Production (Fred Pond), Cover Crop Seed Production

• March 4 – Non-GMO Crop Production, Best Practices for High Yielding Non-GMO Soybean Production (Laura Lindsey), Weed Control (Mark Loux), Insect Management: The Forgotten Corn Pests (Chris DiFonzo)

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CropDiversity to Improve Your Bottom Line: 9 a.m., via Zoom.