CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The annual Franklin County Crops Day will be held on January 21 at Rhodes Grove Camp and Conference Center, 7693 Browns Mill Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17202. Event cost is $10. Join us to learn about the newest innovations for the coming growing season, obtain pesticide applicator recertification credits, and gain information on the latest agronomic research, products, and technology!
Of particular interest is a session to include a risk management panel led by Mike Hosterman of AgChoice Farm Credit featuring several prominent speakers:
- Sean Jones of Jones Family Farm in Massey, MD. Jones Family Farm is a family owned and operated dairy farm located on the upper eastern shore of Maryland dedicated to producing quality milk in an environmentally conscious way to support three generations of the Jones family.
- Jim Rexroth of Rexroth Farms in York County, PA. Rexroth Farms is a family farming organization devoted to the promotion of our agricultural lifestyle and the preservation of our agricultural heritage through innovative, sustainable, professional farming practices that benefit our families, employees, land partners and surrounding communities in the areas where we operate.
- Sharon Weigle representing the Farm Service Agency, Franklin County, PA. Sharon is the County Executive Director serving Franklin and Fulton counties.
- Zach Myers representing the Center for Dairy Excellence located in Harrisburg, PA. Zach’s position at the center is Risk Education Program Manager.
Risk management is a foundational aspect of agricultural success. Each of these panelists bring a vast wealth of knowledge and experience in being proactive in protecting your farm from a wide range of risks.
Other sessions include updates from Penn State Extension specialists that qualify for Pennsylvania and Maryland pesticide re-certification credits! Offered at this year’s meeting are 2 Core credits and 2 Category PC credits. Thank you to our many sponsors.
Register today online at: extension.psu.edu/crops-days and select Chambersburg. For assistance with registering or to register by phone, call 1-877-345-0691.
–Penn State Extension