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Strip-till Expo

2017 Date and location

Description

Crop producers and other agricultural professionals can see the latest in strip-till equipment, watch side–by–side field demonstrations by national and regional manufacturers, and learn how to build soil structure for maximum soil productivity. Other highlights include the following:

Field Day program

Time Stop Topic
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome
9:15 – 9:45 a.m. 1 Getting the dirt on different tillage systems
Dr. Aaron Daigh, North Dakota State University, and Jodi DeJong-Hughes, University of Minnesota Extension
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. 2 Planter Adjustments: Improving crop emergence in heavy residue systems
Craig Kesteloot, Sterling Equipment and Repair, Inc.
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. 3 Can we enhance weed control with conservation tillage?
Dr. Jared Goplen, and Dave Nicolai, University of Minnesota Extension
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 4 P,K,S, and Zn
Dr. Dan Kaiser
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 – 2:30 p.m. Equipment field demonstration
(Dawn Equipment, ETS (Soil Warrior), Gates Mfg, Kuhn Krause, Orthman Mfg., Schlagel, Twin Diamond and Yetter)

Registration

Online registration is now closed. If you are interested in attending, please arrive at 8:30 a.m. to register onsite.

Sponsors

For more information, contact Jodi DeJong–Hughes (dejon003@umn.edu).

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