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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

10:10 am

2014 Corn Production and Management Keys to High Yields and Profitability

Dr. Joe Lauer – UWEX Corn Agronomist

 

11:00 am

What is Ahead for Wisconsin Corn?

How Our Association Helps Producers

Mr. Bob Oleson – WCGA/WCPB Executive Director and WCGA/WCPB Directors

 

11:30 am

What is New in Seeds and Ag Products for 2014?

Industry Co-sponsor Representatives

 

12:00 pm LUNCH

Exhibits open

 

1:00 pm

Nutrient Use Efficiency: A Key to Profitability

Dr. Carrie Laboski – UWEX Soil Scientist

Mr. John Peters – UWEX Soil Scientist

 

1:50 pm

Grain marketing outlook and strategies for 2014

Dr. Brenda Boetel – UW River Falls Ag Economist

 

2:40 pm

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

 

3:30 pm

Conference Adjourns

 

Support for the 2014 Wisconsin Corn Conferences provided by:

The Climate Corporation

Dairyland Seed Company

Partners in Production

Legacy Seeds

First Capital Ag

AgriGold

Mycogen Seed

Dupont Pioneer Hi-Bred

Syngenta

Contree Sprayer and Equipment Company

Asgrow/Dekalb (Monsanto)

Wisconsin Corn Growers Association

Wisconsin Corn Promotion Board

 

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