Precision Agriculture Day Aug. 21

The Precision Agriculture Day: Combine and Drone Technology will be held Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana, OH. This event will feature presentations on decision agriculture, aerial imagery, utilizing field data, nutrient management, My John Deere and MyShed-Case IH.

Some of the presenters include John Fulton, the new OSU specialist in precision ag technology, Ohio Farm Bureau, Integrated Ag Services, and a panel of farmers utilizing aerial imagery technology. Demonstrations from Case IH, John Deere, and Lexion dealers on combine setup for harvest will take place in the afternoon. Live drone flying demonstrations will also occur during the day.

We also have several agribusinesses participating in the trade show. Those currently include Ecojiva, Heritage Cooperative, Integrated Ag Services/Ag Leader, Jamon Sellman Insurance Agency, Koenig Equipment, Ohio Ag Equipment, Scale-Tec, Tri-County Insurance Services LLC, and 3D Aerial.

This regional event is open to the public and was organized by the OSU Extension office and Farm Bureau office in Champaign County. We would like to thank Farm Credit for sponsoring lunch and Civista Bank for sponsoring breakfast. For full details and a flyer, please visit http://go.osu.edu/agevents . While the event is free, RSVPs are required by 8/12 for a lunch count. Call the Extension Office at (937) 484-1526 or email Bonnie at forsythe.88@osu.edu to reserve your spot.

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