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Live Tillage Demonstrations with Ken Ferrie

July 14, 2011
By: Margy Eckelkamp, Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete

Farm Journal Corn College is rooted in the Systems Approach to farming, and the 2011 event is offering new sessions for farmers to take their yields to the next level.

As Ken Ferrie explains in the video below, he’s organized live tillage demonstrations to help farmers understand what’s happening below ground with each tillage pass.
 

 

Also, an overall theme for the event is water, and topics include irrigation, drainage and the overall importance in water management.
 
Thursday and Friday, July 21 to 22; two-day session for farmers. Click here to register 
 
This event is located at the Corn College campus, near Bloomington, Ill. (no site registration will be accepted)
 
General Sessions and Breakout Sessions include:
  • Dig to Identify Soil Density
  • Soil Density Demonstrations
  • In-Field Diagnostics
  • Make Variable Rate Work
  • The Importance of Water
  • Understand the Risks of Farm Transportation
  • ABCs of Sulfur and Micronutrients
  • Identify and Manage Micronutrients
  • Make Your Water Work for You

 

For more, visit www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com.

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Make Plans to Attend these Upcoming Corn College Events

Can’t make it to one of the Illinois Corn Colleges? Check these out.
 

Soybean College: Aug. 1 to 2., Coldwater, Mich.

With a large focus on in-field diagnostics, let Farm Journal Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer teach you the secrets to soybean production. This event will focus on fundamentals, soybean growth and take-home knowledge of how to raise better beans. World-record soybean yield farmer Kip Cullers will present a special breakout session. Click here to register.
 

Corn College “Fundamentals”: Aug. 3 to 4, Coldwater, Mich.

The Farm Journal Corn College Fundamentals session provides practical, hands-on training to help corn growers advance their production skills, increase yields and improve their profitability. This session is geared for the first-time Corn College attendee and will provide them with the core knowledge of how to use the Systems Approach on their farm. Click here to register
 

 

 
 

Corn College “Fundamentals”: Aug. 3 to 4, Coldwater, Mich.

 

 

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RELATED TOPICS: Corn, Agronomy, Corn College

 
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