Delbert G. Voight, Jr

Senior Extension Educator - Agronomy

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    Agriculture/Agronomy
    Plant Science

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    Program history

    Educator has provided educational programs to Pennsylvania Crop Producers in Agronomy for 24 years . Programs varied from soil fertility to crop and pest management. Program delivery consisted of one on one discussion, in depth meetings and newsletters. He currently oversees the Soybean contest and has supervised over 900 National and State Contest yields.

    Four years before gaining the Senior Extension Educator rank the educator worked as an Extension Agent in the broad educational areas of Agronomy, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Science, Dairy Science and 4-H Tractor Safety. Prior to Extension employment the educator worked as a Crop Production Specialist with Cenex/Land O’lakes. The educator advised @ 30,000 acres of corn and soybean producers in Blackhawk County, Iowa on crop protection product selection and use. The educator continues to receive calls from Iowa producers related to crop production.

    Research and demonstration plots

    Numerous research and demonstration plots are conducted each year by the agent as determined by an advisory group and with the assistance of specialists. Plots completed over the consisted of the following with specialists support listed after plot emphasis:

    Narrow Row Corn - Roth

    Silage hybrid quality plot - Roth

    Corn Biotechnology plot - Roth

    Corn Hybrid screening plot - Voight

    Corn Hybrid by starter plot- Voight

    Corn Population plot - Roth

    Wheat chlorophyll meter test - Beegle

    Rye versus triticale yield trial - Voight

    Alfalfa seeding rate trial pending publication - Hall

    Round Up Timing plot pending publication - Curran

    Biosolids evaluation plot pending publication – Stehouwer

    Prevalence of European Corn Borer and Performance of Bt Hybrids

    Scab Modeling Verification Dewolf

    Alfalfa Weevil Modeling Verification – Calvin

    Soybean Response to Varying Row Widths – Voight

    Alfalfa response to Chloride applications – Voight

    Corn Trait Comparison Study – Voight

    Soybean Seed Treatment Assessment – Voight

    Soybean Population Variables – Roth/Voight

    Soybean Response to Pesticide Applications – Roth/Voight

    Soybean On Farm Network- Establish and maintain research network statewide.

    Background

    Education
    M.S - Iowa State University - Ag Extension Education