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From Trees to Corn: Planter Clinic Helps New Farmer 'Do It Right'

February 20, 2013
By: Pam Fretwell, Farm Journal Media Multimedia; Farm Journal Special Projects Editor google + 

This Virginia producer is new to corn, but he's learning the ropes, one step at a time.

Brian Reinhart is not your typical corn farmer. In fact, he is a forester by trade, but since farming has recently become more profitable, he decided to give it a try.

Reinhart says venturing into corn farming has been a learning process. That's why the Williamsburg, Va., producer traveled all the way to Sioux Falls, S.D., to attend a Corn College Planter Clinic.

"There's a lot of things you have to do right in order for everything to come together," he says.

Hear more about Reinhart's operation and what he learned at the Planter Clinic:

 

Make this Your Best Year Ever

It's not too late to sign up for a Corn College Planter Clinic. Or, head to the field with Farm Journal Agronomists Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer at one of our summer Corn College events. Start on the path to higher yields today!

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RELATED TOPICS: Corn, Corn College

 
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