The Osage County Extension Council is planning to host an educational meeting, “Crop School - Staying Competitive,” 10 a.m.-3 p.m., January 20 at the Osage City Community Building.

The fluctuation of crop, fuel, and fertilizer prices and increase in seed and herbicide prices make it very important that farmers get a grip on input costs and marketing.

Topics at the meeting will include:

•Getting a Hold on Input Costs

•Economical Rates of N + P, Fuel Prices, etc.

•Soil Fertility, Additives, Plant Population Studies

•Technology that Pays, Acres Needed for Breakeven

•Herbicide Update

•Crop Insurance, What I Need to Know

Speakers will include:

Kevin Dhuyvetter, K-State Research and Extension, Farm Management Specialist; Doug Shoup, K-State Research and Extension, SEA Agronomist; Andrew Lewis, Risk Management Agency Regional Office, Topeka.

Lunch will be prov

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