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Registration Now Open For Crops Conferences And Crops Days

By Dwane Miller

This winter meeting season, take an opportunity to join your fellow producers and ag industry professionals at one of Penn State Extension’s Crops Conferences or Crops Days.  These meetings will allow you to interact with specialists from Penn State University to hear about the latest research findings in crop production.

Dates of Crops Conferences:

  • January 15, Lancaster County
  • January 21, Lehigh County (both daytime and evening sessions)
  • January 30, Union County
  •  February 10, Bradford County

All Crops Conference locations will feature breakout sessions, which will allow you to attend the sessions which best fit your operation.  In addition to location-specific programs, each Crops

Highlights:

  • Update on the 2014 Farm Bill
  • Soil Testing – What Do the Numbers Mean?
  • Crop Budgeting:  Tools to Calculate Your Production Costs
  • Is Battling Pigweed and Other Resistant Weeds Your Future?
  • Grain Crop Management:  2014 and Beyond
  • Insect Issues from 2014, Including Bt Rootworm

Registration:

Save $5 by registering early!  Early bird registration is only $15 for the day-long program.

For more information about a specific location, or to register, visit the Crops Conferences Website at this link.

Crops Days Dates for January:

Are scheduled at convenient locations across the state.  The meetings kick off is in Blair County.

  • January 16, Blair County
  • January 20, Lebanon County
  • January 28, Franklin County
  • January 29, York County
  • January 30, Potter County

Source:psu.edu


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