LENA, Wis. — Corn and soybean producers and agronomists are invited to attend a two-part field day being held Oct. 14 at a pair of research and demonstration plots in Marinette & Oconto Counties. Soybean foliar fertilizer and biological products are the focus of the first portion. Corn nitrogen rates and nitrogen capture products are featured in the second portion.
The soybean plots are located at the intersection of Larmey Lane and Hogsback Road in the Town of Little River and will be where the event begins. Discussion topics there will feature soybean foliar fertilizer products and other foliar applied products and their effects on yield, timing of application, and the potential for combination with other management steps. Seventeen treatments were utilized in the plots at this location. Other topics will include the effects of soy population and other agronomic management factors on yield and pest management.
The second portion of the field day will take place just north of the soybean event, near the intersection of Murach Road and Townline Road in the Town of Pound (0.8 miles south of Cty. Hwy. M on Townline Road). The plots located there are testing the effects of differing nitrogen rates, with and without the EnvitaTM biological product, on corn yield. Discussion topics at this site will focus on setting the right nitrogen rate for various corn growing situations, do the new nitrogen enhancement products work in our area, and interactions of nitrogen products and rate recommendations. A general corn and soy management question and answer session will take place at the end of the event, as well.
This field day is being held on Thursday, October 14th, beginning at 10 a.m. The second portion of the event will start at approximately 11:15 a.m., with the event completing around 12:30 p.m. Both sites will have signage helping direct parking. Presenters include UW-Madison personnel Jamie Patton, Sr. Outreach Specialist with the Nutrient & Pest Management Program; Emma Matcham, Graduate Research Asst. and CCA with the Soybean Program; and Scott Reuss, Marinette and Oconto Counties’ Agriculture Agent.
The field day is free for all to attend, and Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Credits have been applied for this event. If you have questions about the event, contact Reuss by e-mailing to email@example.com or calling 715-732-7510. Thank you to host farm Aaron Behnke for conducting these plots and hosting the event.
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