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2018 New York Corn & Soybean Summer Crop Tour

July 26, 2018, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mt. Morris, NY
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Join us on July 26th, 2018 at Merrimac Farms, Inc. as we present Ready, Set, Grow! the 2018 NYCSGA Summer Crop Tour! We will feature keynote speaker Dr. Fred E. Below a Professor of Crop Physiology in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois. The program will focus on cover crops, soil health, and of course yields!


8:00 am Registration

9:00-9:15 am NYCSGA Welcome

9:15-11:00 am The Quest for High Yield Corn and Soybeans-Dr. Fred E. Below

11:00-11:15 am Legislative Affairs Update: Dean Norton, NYCSGA Director of Public Policy

11:15-12:00 pm Cover Crops-The Good, The Bad, The Ugly- Discussion panel moderated by Mike Stanyard

12:00-1:15 pm Lunch catered by Northern Oaks BBQ

1:30-3:30 pm Afternoon breakout sessions

  1. Determining if Sulfur is a Limiting Nutrient in Soil in NY Soybean Production: Jodi Letham, CCE-NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team
  2. Interseeded Cover Crop Demonstration: David DeGolyer, WNY Crop Management
  3. Optimizing Variable Rate Seeding in NYS: Savanna Crossman, Advanced Ag Alliance