Corn+Soybean Digest [1]

SDSU Precision Agriculture Meeting Aug. 26

The meeting runs from 8:20 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Volstorff Ballroom on the SDSU campus. South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Larry Gabriel is the noon keynote speaker during the event.

Registration is $20, payable at the door, which includes lunch and educational materials provided at the meeting.

Contact SDSU research associate Cheryl Reese for more information at (605) 688-6309. Or e-mail her at [email protected] [2].

Topics in the morning session include field management zone determination, glyphosate resistance, GPS tractor guidance systems, carbon sequestration and effects of deep tillage on yield.

Afternoon sessions include hands-on workshops about IPACS (new pocket computers that are becoming popular), marketing corn, profitability analysis and calculating harvest losses and yield losses resulting from stand variability.