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February 2010 Archive for Corn College

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The All-New www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com

Feb 23, 2010

You have a single online resource for everything Corn College: www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com

This site includes:
First alerts on timely agronomic topics
Multi-media information to take your yields to the next level
One spot to register for all Corn College events
A way for you to ask one of our Farm Journal agronomists a specific question about your farm

Visit today! www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com

The Corn College microsite is sponsored by AgriGold and Precision Planting.

Planter Clinic: From the Hitch Pin to the Closing Wheels

Feb 22, 2010
Whether you have or haven't ever been to a planter clinic, our March 9 event is guaranteed to help refresh you on all the to-do's before the planter is taken to the field this spring.  Corn College Planter Clinic will be all inclusive of brands, models and technologies.

As an attendee, you will draw from the extensive field experience of Farm Journal Field Agronomists Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer to learn how to get your crop off to a strong start.
 
Register here.

Hear the value of the event from one of its leaders, Farm Journal Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer.


 
Event details:
Tuesday, March 09, 2010
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Central Time)

Michael J. Manatt Community Center
105 Jackson Street
Brooklyn, Iowa 52211
Map and Directions
 
Click HERE to view the event agenda. Click  HERE to register.

Last Day for Discounted Registration!

Feb 19, 2010
Register today to receive the limited-time rate of $149 for the one-day Corn College Planter Clinic. After today, the special rate expires. 

Corn College Planter Clinic
March 9
Brooklyn, Iowa 

Register and learn more here.

The agronomic team will cover everything from the hitch pin to the closing wheels and include all planter brands and models. In addition to mechanical topics, integrated technologies found on today’s planters will also be addressed.

 

For information about all Corn College events, visit www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com
 

Top 10 Lessons Learned From Winter Semester

Feb 17, 2010

Here’s what farmers said were the top take-home lessons from our Feb. 11 event:

 

How to improve soil density and structure with a long-term fix for compaction

 

We’ll have to deal with compaction left from 2009 for several years

 

Coulter is for no-till

 

Have an N plan and how to use my N in different forms and application times for 2010

 

How much N needs to be down early

 

Microbes need ammonium and corn needs nitrate

 

Roots don’t grow to water or N they just grow

 

I knew I wanted to work residue behind the combine now I understand a lot more clearly why that’s so important

 

Sidedress a happy plant

 

Respect disease and awareness of disease in the future

 

 

 

More upcoming Corn College Events:

Planter Clinic

March 9, Brooklyn, Iowa

Led by Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie and Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer. The agronomic team will cover everything from the hitch to the closing wheels and include all planter brands and models. In addition to mechanical topics, integrated technologies found on today’s planters will also be addressed.

Register and learn more here. (early bird rate expires this week!)

 

Summer Semester

Week of July 19, Central, Illinois

Register and learn more here. https://secure.lenos.com/lenos/pcg/FJLand/summer.htm

The Farm Journal Corn College Summer Semester provides practical, hands-on training to help corn growers advance their production skills, increase yields and improve their profitability Led by Farm Journal Field Agronomists Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer, the event includes general instruction, breakout sessions in the field and an expo showcasing corn production tools.

Register and learn more here.

 

Planter Clinic Early Bird Rate Set to Expire

Feb 15, 2010

Here’s your chance to fine-tune your planter before spring. Farm Journal is hosting a Corn College Planter Clinic led by Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie and Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer.

 

Space is limited, and Early Bird registration expires soon!

The agronomic team will cover everything from the hitch to the closing wheels and include all planter brands and models. In addition to mechanical topics, integrated technologies found on today’s planters will also be addressed.

 

Register and learn more here.

 

For information about all Corn College events, visit www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com

Winter Weather Doesn’t Stop Winter Semester

Feb 09, 2010

Thursday, Feb. 11 Farm Journal will host a first-ever Winter Semester Corn College.

 

Led by Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie and Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer, the event is located only 10 miles away from the National Farm Machinery Show. For a drafted agenda, visit www.FarmJournalCornColllege.com

 

Attendees with have small group interaction with the Farm Journal agronomic team and will be able to have their questions answered one-on-one.

 

On-site registration is available for this event and starts at 7:30 a.m. Registration for the event is $179.

 

Event location:

Holiday Inn Lakeview
812-283-4411
505 Marriott Drive

Clarksville, Indiana 47129

Map and Directions

Bring Your "A" Game for the 2010 Crop

Feb 08, 2010
Held on Feb. 11 and located in Clarksville, Ind., the Winter Semester Corn College is only 10 miles from the National Farm Machinery Show.

 

“As we go into 2010, we’re all going to have to bring our A game,” says Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie. “If we don’t take care of some issues right out of the gate, we’re going to have tough-looking corn.”

 

That’s why Ken Ferrie partnered with Farm Journal Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer to develop the Winter Semester Corn College. This one-day event will provide take-to-the-field knowledge for the coming year’s challenges.

 

Attendees with have small group interaction with the Farm Journal agronomic team and will be able to have their questions answered one-on-one.

 

On-site registration is available for this event and starts at 7:30 a.m.

 

Event location:

Holiday Inn Lakeview
812-283-4411
505 Marriott Drive

Clarksville, Indiana 47129

Map and Directions

 

Or you can register online here: Register today for this event!

 

Visit www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com for more information.

On-Site Registration Available on Feb. 11

Feb 08, 2010

Held on Feb. 11 and located in Clarksville, Ind., the Winter Semester Corn College is only 10 miles from the National Farm Machinery Show.

 

“As we go into 2010, we’re all going to have to bring our A game,” says Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie. “If we don’t take care of some issues right out of the gate, we’re going to have tough-looking corn.”

 

That’s why Ken Ferrie partnered with Farm Journal Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer to develop the Winter Semester Corn College. This one-day event will provide take-to-the-field knowledge for the coming year’s challenges.

 

Attendees with have small group interaction with the Farm Journal agronomic team and will be able to have their questions answered one-on-one.

 

On-site registration is available for this event and starts at 7:30 a.m.

 

Event location:

Holiday Inn Lakeview
812-283-4411
505 Marriott Drive

Clarksville, Indiana 47129

Map and Directions

 

Or you can register online here: Register today for this event!

 

Visit www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com for more information.

Winter Semester 7 Days Away, 7 Reasons to Attend

Feb 04, 2010

No.1: Take care of what Mother Nature did and turn it into bushels

 

With almost unparalleled urgency, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie is fielding questions from farmers across the Corn Belt on how to respond to the challenges left over from 2009 and make 2010 a success.

 

Held on Feb. 11 and located in Clarksville, Ind., the Winter Semester Corn College is only 10 miles from the National Farm Machinery Show.

 

Whether it is the task to outfitting your planter to handle conditions where tillage didn’t get done, to understanding how to manage nitrogen across your fields, there’s no blanket answer to tackle these challenges.

 

That’s why Ken Ferrie partnered with Farm Journal Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer to develop the Winter Semester Corn College. This one-day event will provide take-to-the-field knowledge for the coming year’s challenges.

 

Attendees with have small group interaction with the Farm Journal agronomic team and will be able to have their questions answered one-on-one.

 

Register today for this event!

 

Visit www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com for more information.

 

Last Day for Discounted Registration!

Feb 01, 2010

Register today to receive the limited-time rate of $149 for the one-day Corn College Winter Semester. After today, the special rate expires. 

To regsiter, click here: www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com.

Corn College Winter Semester
   

Thurs., February 11

Clarksville, Ind. (10 min. from National Farm Machinery Show)

 

With almost unparalleled urgency, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie is fielding questions from farmers across the Corn Belt on how to respond to the challenges left over from 2009 and make 2010 a success.

 

Whether it is the task to outfitting your planter to handle conditions where tillage didn’t get done, to understanding how to manage nitrogen across your fields, there’s no blanket answer to tackle these challenges. 
 

“Our 2009 crop leaves many corn growers with more challenges than normal for the next season,” explains Ken Ferrie Farm Journal Field Agronomist. “We’ve put together an agenda that will help tackle those challenges and get ready for 2010.”

 

The curriculum for the first-ever Corn College Winter Semester is designed to help you raise the best corn crop possible for 2010. Farm Journal Field Agronomists Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer have assembled a one-day session packed with information to help you make the best agronomic moves following the 2009 growing season.

 

Click HERE to view the event agenda. (Don’t worry, we wrap up with plenty of time to get you to the National Championship Tractor Pull!)

 

Visit www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com for the full line up of Corn College events and to register online.

It’s your one-stop shop for Corn College information and registration! Farm Journal is offering multiple Corn College events to provide you with take-to-the-field knowledge

 

 

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