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Title

Indiana/Illinois Bi-State Ag Program

Location

Covington, Indiana

Start Time

12/10/2013 12:00 AM

End Time

12/10/2013 11:59 PM

Description

Purdue University Extension and University of Illinois Extension are collaborating to offer the annual Bi-State Crop Management Conference. The program will be held at The Beef House at 16501 Indiana State Road 63, Covington, Indiana on Tuesday, December 10th. Registration begins at 8:45 am E.S.T, and the presenters will begin promptly at 9:15 am. The program features Bob Nielsen, Purdue University Corn Specialist sharing his presentation “One Guy’s Opinion on Corn Seeding Rates.” Following Dr. Nielsen, will be Dennis Bowman, University of Illinois Extension Educator, and he will be presenting “Drones on the Farm & Other Precision Technology.” The morning will also feature presenters Mike Plumer, Conservation Ag Consultant for Illinois Council of Best Management Practices, presenting “Cover Crops: Facts, Fiction & Real Management” , and before the lunch buffet Matt Pearson, Fertilizer Administrator Office of the Indiana State Chemist, will present “Fertilizer Storage Regulations.” The afternoon session will engage participants in a “Double Outlook for Double the Money”. Jim Angel, Illinois State Climatologist will discuss the weather outlook. Chris Hurt, Purdue University Agriculture Economist, will round off the day with his presentation on the market outlook. There is a $20 cost for the program and lunch buffet that is payable at the door. An additional fee of $10 is required to earn credits for Indiana Private Applicators, Certified Crop Advisors, or Indiana Commercial Pesticide Applicators. Pre-registration is required by contacting Phil Cox, Purdue Extension Vermillion County at (765)492-5330, cox119@purdue.edu , or register online at https://webs.extension.uiuc.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=9120 by December 5th. University of Illinois Extension and Purdue Extension provide equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to attend this program, contact your local extension office.

Category

Workshop

All Day Event

Yes

Recurrence

 

Workspace

Date

12/10/2013

Attachments

Bi State Crops register 2013 Vermillion Co (2).pdf    
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