Early Bird Discount Expires Friday for Last Winter Corn and Soybean College

Early Bird Discount Expires Friday for Last Winter Corn and Soybean College

Farm Journal College staff and Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie will hit the road in Feb. to hold a Corn and Soybean College in Mankato, Minn. Join Ferrie and crew on Feb. 2 and take part in an event designed to help you grow more bushels and improve your bottom line. Until January 8, pay only $99 to attend. CCA CEU credits will be offered. 

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8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Registration: Expo Open
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Understand the Big Three Components of Yield
presented by Ken Ferrie
This session will dive deep into water management, nutrient management and sunlight interception. In water management, attendees will learn the role tillage plays in water management, specifically how to farm in a vertical format, This session will also outline three essential nutrients—nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium—and the role they play in yield. A large portion of this session will cover sunlight interception and the role hybrid characteristics plays in relationship with all three components.
10:30 – 10:50 a.m. Break and Expo Open
10:50 – 11:50 a.m. TBD
presented by TBD 
11:50 – 12:30 p.m. Lunch and Dessert in Expo
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. How Soybean Growth Stages Effect Management Decisions
presented by Ken Ferrie
It’s essential to understand how soybeans develop during the growing season because these stages affect numerous management decisions. This session will outline the fundamentals of yield components including nodes, pods, seeds and seed size to increase soybean production.
1:30 – 1:50 p.m. Break and Expo Open
1:50 – 3:00 p.m. Gain Efficiency with Top Nitrogen Management
presented by Ken Ferrie
This session will begin by outlining the state’s nutrient reduction strategy. It will then dive deep
into strategies to improve your nitrogen management. Attendees will learn about the importance of nitrate testing to evaluate loss, the 4Rs of nitrogen, timing and placement,and the role inhibitors can play.
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Open Agronomic Question and Answer
Don't wait, sign up today to receive the $99 early bird rate. 
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