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VIRTUAL Northeast Purdue Ag Center Field Day

John Woodmansee



Thu

20

Aug

8:30 am - 11:00 am ET
*
*, IN 46725

2020

About

Northeast Purdue Agricultural Center (NEPAC) will be offering a virtual field day Aug. 20 in place of the traditional in-person field day this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. Go to referenced registration website for more information.

NEPAC VIRTUAL FIELD DAY AGENDA

AUGUST 20, 2020, 8:30 – 11:00 a.m.

 

8:00 – 8:30                Participants and speakers logon

8:30 – 8:35                Introductory remarks/instructions (including PARP, CCH) 

John Woodmansee, Extension Educator, Whitley Co.

8:35 – 9:00                Successful Transitions: Considerations in Transitioning Acreage to Certified Organic Grain Production

Michael O’Donnell, Extension Educator, Organic and Diversified Agriculture

9:00 – 9:05                Sponsor remarks

9:05 – 9:30                Cover Crops and Nitrogen Management for Optimum Corn Production

Shalamar Armstrong, Purdue Agronomy

9:30-9:35                   Sponsor remarks

9:35 – 10:00              Weed Control Update

William Johnson, Purdue Extension weed specialist

10:00 – 10:05            Sponsor remarks

10:05 – 10:30            Soybean Update

                                    Shaun Casteel, Agronomy Dept., Purdue University

10:30 – 10:45            Driftwatch

Steve Engleking and Ann Kline, Extension Educators, LaGrange and Noble Counties (respectively)

10:45-10:55              Unmanned Aerial Vehicles update

                                    Purdue Quad Squad

10:55 – 11:00            NEPAC Staff Comments & Wrap-up

                                    Stephen Boyer, NEPAC Farm

                                    Ed Farris, Extension Educator, Huntington Co.

 

SPONSORS

Ag Plus, Inc.

Alltech Crop Science

Beacon Credit Union

E.F. Rhoades & Sons

Farm Credit Mid-America

McKillip Seed

TTG Equipment

Register

Cost: Field Day Free; PARP/CCH $15 each

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