OSU Extension offers final fertilizer classes


DARKE COUNTY — Ohio State University Extension will be hosting the last programs in the area for all farmers and commercial applicators who apply fertilizer to 50 or more acres of crops to become certified.

The first will be on Monday, August 28 and have two classes, one from 2 to 5 p.m. and the other from 6:15 to 9:15 p.m. There will be a dinner between the two sessions. The meeting location will be the Palazzo in Botkins, Ohio (309 S. Main St.). Please RSVP by Wednesday, August 23 to the Auglaize County Extension office 419-739-6580.

The last program in the area to become certified will be held on Thursday, September 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Elizabeth Township Community Center, 5760 Walnut Grove Rd, Troy, Ohio. Please RSVP to 937-440-3945 to the Miami County Extension office.

If you do not receive your certification before September 30, applicators will need to take an exam and there will be a fee for future classes.

For more information about OSU Extension, Darke County, visit the Darke County OSU Extension web site at www.darke.osu.edu, the OSU Extension Darke County Facebook page or contact Sam Custer, at 937-548-5215.

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