Join us for an agronomic field day for farmers, industry representatives, and other agricultural professionals. The field day promises to be an informative event featuring a wide range of crop production topics. Participants can see research plots in the field, learn from Penn State and Ag industry professionals, and visit with industry sponsors.
Track 1: Disease, Weed and Insect Management
Tips for Controlling Large-Seeded Broadleaf Weeds in Field Crops
Corn and Soybean Fungicide Decision Making
Tree of Heaven, Riparian Management and the Spotted Lantern Fly
Spraying Systems from the Ground Up: Accuracy and Safety
Track 2: Nutrient Management
Alfalfa Inter-Seeded in Corn
Soybean Fertility, Inoculation Trials, and Nitrogen Status
Optimum Manure Utilization: Macro and Micro Nutrients & Drag Line Demonstration
Can Biosolids Improve the Margins on your Farm?
Track 3: Crop Management and Alternative Crops
Hemp Production and Potential in Pennyslvania
Using the 5 Acre Corn Contest and Penn State Variety Trials to make Production Decisions
Top Tips for Transitioning to Organic
Spring Seeded Small Grains for Straw, and the Economics of Fodder Management
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.