This school is designed for anyone interested in crop management issues, including:
● crop consultants
● extension educators
● farmers and farm managers
● pesticide dealers, distributors, and applicators
● seed and agrichemical company representatives
● soil conservationists
● state department of agriculture personnel
Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served bases. Breakout sessions will be limited to 90 participants in each session. All registrations must be completed online and be paid by credit card at the time of registration. Organized by the University of Delaware, University of Maryland, and West Virginia University Cooperative Extension Systems in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic CCA Board, and the USDA-NRCS. Conference/School is at Princess Royale Hotel, Ocean City, MD.
At the annual Summer Field Day at Jim Hershey's farm there will be a Meeting of the Minds dinner at 6 p.m. on July 24, followed by a full, formal program with Indiana no-tiller Rick Clark as the keynote speaker on July 25.
Finding solutions to the problems farmers face is what inspired Harry and Etta Yetter to open a small machine shop in west central Illinois in the 1930s. Today, four generations later, Yetter continues the tradition of solving agricultural problems to meet the needs of producers all over the world.
Needham Ag understands the role of technology in making better use of limited resources within a specific environment by drawing on a wealth of global experience to overcome the challenges facing today's farmers, manufacturers and dealers.