Janesville to Host Crop Production Management Meeting

The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management meetings at eight locations during 2019. First one is local and will be hosted on Monday January 7th at 12PM at the Holiday Inn Express 3100 Wellington Dr Janesville WI 53546. Nick Baker, Rock County Extension Agriculture Educator, will be the host. Joe Lauer and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s growing season, and updated recommendations for field crop production. A $45 registration fee covers a meal and informational materials. PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS WITH NICK BAKER ONE WEEK PRIOR TO SCHEDULED DATE

A “walk-in” fee will be charged to those whom do not pre-register.

Some Discussion topics will cover:

Corn: 

  • Corn hybrid grain response to banded (pop-up and starter) fertilizer at planting
  • Biological nitrogen fixation of corn
  • How does corn respond to “kitchen sink” grain management?

Soybeans and small grains:

  •  2018 soybean and small grains highlights and lowlights
  • What we thought we knew about soybean but really didn’t #fakenews
  • Understanding small grains growth and development to better manage the crop

Forages:

  • Hybrid winter rye forage and grain trial results
  • Corn silage: grain ratio changes over the last 20 years

PRE-REGISTER WITH NICK BAKER

Nick Baker

51 S Main ST

Janesville, WI 53545

(608) 757-5696 or nick.baker@ces.uwex.edu

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