Jon White, Monsanto territory manager near Pittsburg, Kan., brought a group of new salesmen to the dealer/retailer session of Farm Journal’s Corn College.
White says by attending the event, his group learned about agriculture outside of their home areas.
“We’ll be able to bring back some added value to our customers,” he says.
In their area of southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas, crops are looking pretty dry, he says. “There hasn’t been a lot of major rain since the last part of May,” he says. “We’ll see a lot of zero to 80 bu./acre this year.
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