An AgriGold representative talks with a Corn College attendee during a break. AgriGold was featured during the “lunch and learn” sessions where they educated attendees on the history of field corn genetics. They also sponsored dinner and happy hour during the second day of the two-day session.
A Corn College attendee visits with an Agrium representative at their booth in the expo tent. During the “lunch and learn” segment of the event, Agrium spoke about the nitrogen needs of crops and how to handle each of them properly to ensure success.
A representative from BASF interacts with a farmer. BASF focused their “lunch and learn” presentation on the results of recent research that show how a comprehensive management plan can work to reduce environmental plant stress and potentially lead to higher yields at the end of the season.
Chevy brought two 2014 Chevy Silverado pick-up trucks. One was a deluxe model and the other was a work model. Corn College attendees had the opportunity see the various features of each model by sitting inside the trucks and getting an up-close look.
Great Plains Manufacturing
A representative from Great Plains Manufacturing meets with a Corn College attendee in between breakout sessions. Great Plains sponsored happy hour and dinner during the first day of the two-day session and was also featured as speaker at the “lunch and learn” segments of the event.
Representatives from Honeywell were on hand to talk with attendees about advancing corn yields with the use of ammonium sulfate fertilizer. They also sponsored the bags that were handed out to attendees.
Koch Agronomic Services was also a “lunch and learn” presenter. They educated attendees about the effects that rain and weather can have on nitrogen applications.
Also featured during the “lunch and learns,” Novozymes spoke about the importance of nutrient management. They placed special emphasis on phosphorus and its impact on crop development in corn and other crops.
Precision Planting personnel covered the topics of uniform germination and depth control and the roles they play in creating the perfect seed environment. Attendees had the opportunity to see a field monitor demonstration at the Precision Planting booth in the expo tent.
SFP representatives were on hand in the expo tent to talk with attendees about how to maximize yield potential with today’s genetics. They also sponsored lunch and breakfast throughout the event and were featured as a “lunch and learn” presenter.