Head to the field this summer with Farm Journal Field Agronomists Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer. Take part in this year’s seven game-changing events, each designed to help you take your operation to the next level. The curriculum uses the Systems Approach to teach new strategies to maximize yields and revenue.
Even though each training requires tuition, sponsor support provides an enriched experience and a bargain for attendees. At press time, those sponsors include: BASF, Chevrolet, Dow, FMC, Great Plains Mfg., PlantTuff, Precision Planting, SFP and WolfTrax.
Register today to take part in our innovative summer colleges. Discounts are available for early bird and multiple registrations. Hope to see you there!
"The content changes every year, which means I learn something different every year. Ken [Ferrie] does a good job of repeating the details that need to be repeated and then going above and beyond. The content covers everything from new technologies to the importance of micronutrients in corn. Since I’ve been attending Corn College, I’ve implemented vertical tillage and do a better job of calibrating my combine and scouting. Now, we’re looking into variable-rate nitrogen and split-applying nitrogen." —Paul Ralston, Alger, Ohio
Tillage College and Drone Conference
Join us for the all-new Tillage College and Drone Fly-In events. These one-day trainings feature live demonstrations and sessions highlighting the best tillage practices—including no-till and cover crops—and practical drone technology.
Enter the Drone Zone
Discover the agronomic potential of drones. Join highly trained industry leaders and high-tech farmers to explore the ins and outs of drones and the many ways this technology can shape the future of farming. Learn what you need to know to get started flying—and capturing the utility of drones as a business tool. In-field breakouts will provide the chance to fly a drone yourself. If you own a drone(s), bring it/them along and come meet other "geeky" farmers such as yourself.
Build Your Agronomic ‘A’ Game
Discover the techniques to build a foundation for higher, more profitable corn yields. The advanced curriculum will dive deep into zone management and cover a wide range of topics, including high-tech scouting, use of GIS information, drones as an agronomic tool, cover crops, in-field diagnostics, soil health and the ever-popular soil density pits.
- Late Spring 2014