2014 Wisconsin Corn Conferences to be held in January
Announcing the 2014 Wisconsin Corn Conference meeting series sponsored by UWEX and the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. We invite you to be a part of these conferences.
The Corn Conferences are designed to provide farmers with technical insight and practical advice to improve on-farm results. These meetings use the latest information available from university and industry research to help farmers raise a crop with maximum yield, quality and profitability.
There is a $5.00 registration fee per participant. The information packet will contain 2014 corn hybrid trial results, plus numerous production related reference materials. Additional copies of the packet will be available for purchase at the meeting.
Below is a list of topics, meeting sites, dates and times. Join us at a meeting in your area.
January 28 – Oshkosh – La Sure’s Banquet Hall
January 29 – Viroqua – VFW POST 3032
January 30 – Poynette – The Barn at Harvest Moon Pond
2014 Wisconsin Corn Conference Program
9:30 am Registration
Coffee, milk, rolls in Exhibit Area
10:00 am Welcome
Opening remarks by Host Agent
2014 Corn Production and Management Keys to High Yields and Profitability
Dr. Joe Lauer – UWEX Corn Agronomist
What is Ahead for Wisconsin Corn?
How Our Association Helps Producers
Mr. Bob Oleson – WCGA/WCPB Executive Director and WCGA/WCPB Directors
What is New in Seeds and Ag Products for 2014?
Industry Co-sponsor Representatives
12:00 pm LUNCH
Nutrient Use Efficiency: A Key to Profitability
Dr. Carrie Laboski – UWEX Soil Scientist
Mr. John Peters – UWEX Soil Scientist
Grain marketing outlook and strategies for 2014
Dr. Brenda Boetel – UW River Falls Ag Economist
Tips for Successful Corn Production and Profitability
Oshkosh: Comparing Continuous Corn to Crop Rotation
Nick Schneider, Winnebago County Agent
Viroqua: Land Rent Negotiations
Tim Rehbein, Vernon County Agent
Poynette: Land Rent – What should I pay?
George Koepp, Columbia County Agent
Support for the 2014 Wisconsin Corn Conferences provided by:
The Climate Corporation
Dairyland Seed Company
Partners in Production
First Capital Ag
Dupont Pioneer Hi-Bred
Contree Sprayer and Equipment Company
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association
Wisconsin Corn Promotion Board