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.
Ag Plus, Inc.
Alltech Crop Science
Beacon Credit Union
E.F. Rhoades & Sons
Farm Credit Mid-America