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Farming for Success 2017

Posted: May 10, 2017

Farming for Success 2017 will be on Thursday, June 29th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm in Manheim, PA

Penn State Extension and the Penn State Southeast Agricultural Research & Extension Center (SEAREC) are hosting an agronomic field day for Farmers, Industry Representatives and other Agricultural Professionals.

The field day promises to be an informative event featuring a wide range of crop production topics. You can see research plots in the field, learn from Penn State and Ag industry professionals and visit with industry sponsors.

The Farming for Success field day is planned and organized by local members of the Penn State Extension Field and Forage Crop Team, with support from:

  • The Pennsylvania No-till Alliance
  • The Pennsylvania Corn Growers Association
  • The Pennsylvania Soybean Board
  • Numerous Local Agricultural Businesses

Participants will choose from three different tracks based upon their interests. Tour stops and sessions will include:

  • Keynote Address: Russell Redding, PA Secretary of Agriculture.
  • Herbicide Resistant Weed ID & Control. View plots with Dicamba and 2,4-D Resistant Soybeans
  • Planting Green Demonstration hosted by the PA No-Till Alliance
  • Understanding and using Electrical Conductivity Soil Testing
  • Cover Crop and Planting Green Plot Tour
  • In-Furrow Fungicides
  • Advanced Nitrogen Management Techniques in Corn Production
  • Grain Handling and Grain Bin Safety
  • Farm Transitioning and Exit Strategies
  • Fusarium Head Blight Control Strategies
  • Herbicide Timing Impacts on Soybean Yield
  • Farmer BMP Survey Results and the Chesapeake Bay
  • PA Nutrient Management Update

Registrants will also have the opportunity to visit with our sponsors from the chemical and seed industries, local equipment dealers, ag lenders and crop production professionals.

Attendees can receive:

  • 5 Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits
  • 2.5 PA Nutrient Management points
  • PA Pesticide Points

Event Time/Date:

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Thursday June 29th 2017

Registration Information

Deadline to register: Tuesday, June 27th

Cost: $10.00

Sponsorship: $150.00 (includes 2 meal tickets & table display)
To be a sponsor or to register

Location:

PSU Southeast Agricultural Research & Extension Center (SEAREC)

1446 Auction Road, Manheim, PA 17545

More details and information contact:

Farming For Success
Penn State Extension in Lancaster County
1383 Arcadia Rd. #140
Lancaster, PA 17601

717-394-6851

LancasterExt@psu.edu

Contact Information

Jeffrey S Graybill
  • Extension Educator, Agronomy
Email:
Phone: 717-394-6851