Farming for Success

Join us for an agronomic field day for farmers, industry representatives, and other agricultural professionals.
Farming for Success - Workshops
Language: English
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Description

Join us for Farming for Success, 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. Participants 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

Topics to be Covered

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

  • Morning Keynote: So, You Want to Look at a New Enterprise
  • Afternoon Keynote: Business Ethics in Times of Economic Uncertainty
  • Herbicide Options for Corn and Soybean. Plots include Dicamba Resistant Soybeans
  • Planting Green Discussion hosted by the PA No-Till Alliance
  • Understanding and Managing White Mold in Soybeans
  • Slug ID and Management in Field Crops
  • Hemp Production and Potential in PA
  • Planting Date Impacts on Soybean Yield
  • Technologies to Achieve Top Alfalfa Yield and Quality
  • GMO vs. Non-GMO: A Financial vs. Agronomic Decision
  • Crediting Nitrogen from Manure, Cover Crops and Soil Organic Matter
  • What is it? Sending Plant and Soil Samples to the Penn State Disease Clinic
  • Optimum Manure Utilization
  • . . .and many more!

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

Credit Information

  • 5 Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits
  • 2.0 PA Nutrient Management Points
  • 1.0 PA Manure Hauler Broke Points

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