Upcoming Events http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/events en Cotton and Soybean Tour http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/cotton-and-soybean-tour <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Cotton variety county standardized test, LibertyLink variety test, talk on defoliation, and soybean variety test.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Mark McNabb’s farm</span> <div class="street-address"> Hwy 64 and Warren Rd. </div> <span class="locality">Somerville</span>, <span class="region">TN</span> <span class="postal-code">38068</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="35.233485">35° 14' 0.546" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-89.442912">89° 26' 34.4832" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=35.233485+-89.442912+%28Hwy+64+and+Warren+Rd.%2C+Somerville%2C+TN%2C+38068%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Cotton variety county standardized test, LibertyLink variety test, talk on defoliation, and soybean variety test. Speakers will be Jeff Via, county agent; Chris Main, cotton specialist; and Bob Williams, area grain specialist or Angela McClure, soybean specialist.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/cotton-and-soybean-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 35.233485 -89.442912 Tue, 07 Sep 2010 20:46:00 +0000 38481 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 2011 Conservation Tillage Conference http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/2011-conservation-tillage-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn"> Bigwood Event Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 925 Western Avenue, </div> <span class="locality"> Fergus Falls</span>, <span class="region">MN</span> <span class="postal-code">56537-4803</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="46.293319">46° 17' 35.9484" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-96.118011">96° 7' 4.8396" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=46.293319+-96.118011+%28925+Western+Avenue%2C%2C++Fergus+Falls%2C+MN%2C+56537-4803%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <b>ABOUT THE PROGRAM: </b></p> <p> <b><input alt="" src="/site-files/cornandsoybeandigest.com/files/CTC_Logo_575.jpg" type="image" /></b></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h3> <a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/2012-conservation-tillage-conference">Click here to view the 2012 Tillage Conference Event Page</a></h3> <p> The early bird price is $115 until January 31st, then the price is $140.</p> <p> Conserve soil, time and fuel with conservation tillage. This conference will send you home with hands-on, how-to information in nearly every aspect of conservation tillage. Whether you are an experienced steward looking to fine-tune what you are doing, a crop consultant who helps growers, or a novice looking to get his feet wet, put this conference on your calendar now. Speakers include experienced growers, agronomists, academic experts and production economists. The program is packed with valuable information you won&rsquo;t want to miss. So make this year&rsquo;s <i>Conservation Tillage Conference</i> a must-attend session.</p> <p> Click the image below to view the schedule</p> <p> <a href="http://soybeandigest.com/images/CTCScheduleBig.jpg" target="_blank"><img height="473" src="http://soybeandigest.com/images/CTCScheduleBig.jpg" width="580" /></a></p> <p> <b>Hotel Info: </b></p> <p> Best Western (Bigwood Event Center is attached)<br /> &nbsp;218-739-2211 or 800-293-2216<br /> &nbsp;Rates: &nbsp;$70.00 plus tax - ask for block of rooms for Conservation Tillage Conference<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;$85.99 plus tax after January 9, 2011<br /> <br /> &nbsp; AmericInn Lodge &amp; Suites<br /> &nbsp; 526 Western Avenue<br /> &nbsp; 218-739-3900<br /> &nbsp; 2 queen beds or 1 king bed - $84.90 plus tax<br /> &nbsp; 1 queen bed - $81.90 plus tax.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p> <b>FOR MORE INFORMATION: </b></p> <p> Contact Jodi DeJong-Hughes<br /> 507-337-2800<br /> <a href="mailto:Dejon003@umn.edu">Dejon003@umn.edu</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/2011-conservation-tillage-conference#comments Events Tillage Conference 46.293319 -96.118011 Thu, 30 Sep 2010 18:30:00 +0000 47261 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Cover crops workshop to be held March 10 in Spencer, IA http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/cover-crops-workshop-be-held-march-10-spencer-ia <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) and Practical Farmers of Iowa will co-host a workshop focusing on cover crops at the Clay County Regional Events Center, Spencer, on Thursday, March 10, from 9:30 to Noon, with a free lunch following the workshop.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Clay County Regional Events Center</span> <div class="street-address"> West 18th Street at the Clay County Fairgrounds </div> <span class="locality">Spencer</span>, <span class="region">IA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="43.154808">43° 9' 17.3088" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-95.152655">95° 9' 9.558" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=43.154808+-95.152655+%28West+18th+Street+at+the+Clay+County+Fairgrounds%2C+Spencer%2C+IA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Ames, Iowa&mdash;Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) and Practical Farmers of Iowa will co-host a workshop focusing on cover crops at the Clay County Regional Events Center, Spencer, on Thursday, March 10, from 9:30 to Noon, with a free lunch following the workshop. &nbsp;The workshop is free and the public is invited to attend.</p> <p> The workshop offers information on several aspects of cover crops including: corn and soybean yield response following fall-seeded rye and other cereal grains, fall seeding and spring-kill or grazing timing, planter set-up tips for planting into a cover crop, soil quality improvement with cover crop usage, and the variety of cover crops that can be utilized. Speakers include Tom Kaspar, cover crop management researcher with the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, Iowa State University Agricultural and Biosystems engineer Mark Hanna, and ISU agronomy professor John Sawyer. Local NRCS personnel will provide information about cost-share programs for cover crop usage.&nbsp; &nbsp;Farmers who have tried fall-seeded cereal rye or other cover crops on their farms are encouraged to attend and share their experiences with other attendees.</p> <p> The workshop will be held at the Clay County Regional Events Center in Spencer, located on West 18<sup>th</sup> Street at the Clay County Fairgrounds. &nbsp;There is no charge to attend the workshop, but an RSVP is requested in order to obtain an accurate lunch count. &nbsp;Please phone the Clay County Extension Office at 712-262-2264 to register for the workshop.</p> <p> The Iowa Learning Farms are building a Culture of Conservation, encouraging adoption of residue management and conservation practices. &nbsp;Farmers, researchers and ILF staff are working together to identify and implement the best in-field management practices that increase water and soil quality while remaining profitable.&nbsp; Iowa Learning Farms is a partnership between the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa State University Extension, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Iowa Department of Natural Resources; in cooperation with Conservation Districts of Iowa and the Iowa Farm Bureau.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/cover-crops-workshop-be-held-march-10-spencer-ia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/cover-crops-workshop-be-held-march-10-spencer-ia#comments 43.154808 -95.152655 Thu, 24 Feb 2011 16:30:00 +0000 52281 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Conservation Tillage Conference http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation-tillage-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">St. Cloud, MN</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><a href="https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/conservation-tillage-conf/" target="_blank"><img alt="Conservation Tillage Conference" src="/site-files/cornandsoybeandigest.com/files/uploads/2014/10/conservation-tillage-conference-december-2014.png" style="width: 525px; height: 411px; margin: 5px;" /></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size:40px"><em><strong><a href="http://www.ndsu.edu/soilhealth/?page_id=1764" target="_blank">Click for more information!</a></strong></em></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation-tillage-conference#comments Tue, 11 Oct 2011 20:28:00 +0000 61021 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com