Both farmers and dealers alike are invited to attend the 2014 National No-Tillage Conference. The 22nd annual event will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Springfield, Ill. This year's program has been completed and is ready for your review. With 17 general session speakers, 29 classrooms and 78 no-till roundtables, the 2014 program is the biggest yet. Register online now!
Here are just a few highlights of the program put together by No-Till Farmer:
The Wednesday evening general session will focus on high-yielding no-till corn, including presentations from NCGA yield contest winner David Wolfskill of Wernersville, Pa.; no-till planter specialist David Dum of Binkley & Hurst in Lititz, Pa.; and onfarm researcher Marion Calmer of Alpha, Ill.
The featured speaker for the Harry Young Jr. Memorial Lecture Series, sponsored by KB Seed Solutions, is fertility expert Neal Kinsey. The consultant and author of Hands-On Agronomy will help attendees understand and identify the right balance of applied fertilizer.
The Thursday evening general session focuses on crop protection. University of Missouri weed specialist Kevin Bradley will review the status of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth and best-management practices; Scott Brown of Murray State University will share the impact of water and offer tips on improving glyphosate effectiveness; and USDA-ARS researcher Jon Lundgren will discuss reasons why you might want to move away from Bt corn.
Friday morning's general session gets you below the soil profile with soil biologist Kris Nichols' ideas for improving soil biology and soil scientist and consultant Frank Gibbs' suggestions for unlocking the potential of earthworms.
And this just touches the surface. Download the conference program to see all the info you can absorb in 4 power-packed days in Springfield, Ill. Register online now or download a registration form, print it and fax or mail it.
Save $50 off the onsite rate when you register today. It's just $299 for the first registrant and $272 for additional farm or family members. You can call (866) 839-8455 to register directly.
You can reserve hotel rooms for just $94 per night at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel directly across the street from the host Hilton Springfield, which is currently in a sold out position. Call 1-866-788-1860 to reserve rooms at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel and be sure to mention the National No-Tillage Conference to get the special low $94-per-night rate.