Blackland Farm Managers Tour – August 2, 2017

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BLACKLAND FARM MANAGERS TOUR

August 2, 2017

  • 7:00-8:00 AM – Registration, Breakfast, Vendor Fair
  • 8:00-8:45 AM – Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • 9:00-10:00 AM – Field Session #1
  • 10:10-11:10 AM – Field Session #2
  • 11:20-12:20 PM – Field Session #3
  • 12:30 PM – Lunch, Door Prizes, and Guest Speaker Kevin Matthews (owner of Matthews Family Farm, Yadkin County, NC)

There are four routes available, each including a different combination of three stops. Wagons will be present to move you around the field. Please choose below which route you would like to go!

ROUTE STOPS
1 1,2,3
2 2,3,4
3 3,4,1
4 4,1,2

Stop #1:

-Rod Gurganus – Corn Sidedress Nitrogen Placement & Timing Tests

-Anna-Beth Williams – Overview of On-Farm Tests

-Scott Tilley – Sorghum Varieties

Stop #2:

-Dr. Ron Heiniger – Micronutrients and Fertilizer Placement and Timing in Corn

-Dr. Carl Crozier – Corn Starter Fertilizer

-Dr. David Hardy – Potassium Response in Corn

Stop #3:

-Dr. Wes Everman – Weed Management

-Dr. Dominic Reisig – Soybean Looper Recommendations and Insect Management

-Dr. Alan York – Dicamba Update

Stop #4:

-Dr. Jim Dunphy – Foliar Yield Enhancement and Maximum Dryland Yield

-Dr. Lindsey Thiessen – Nematode Management

 

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Photo of Andrea Gibbs, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAndrea GibbsExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops (252) 926-4488 andrea_gibbs@ncsu.eduHyde County, North Carolina
Updated on Jul 25, 2017
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