SDSU Extension hosts 19th Annual Precision Ag Conference in Aberdeen Feb. 27

SDSU Extension
Farm Forum

BROOKINGS — SDSU Extension and area partners will host the 19th Annual Precision Ag Conference in Aberdeen on Feb. 27. The event will be held at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel (1400 8th Ave NW) and begins at 8 a.m. with registration.

Registration

Pre-registration is $30 per person, if received prior to Feb. 25, 2017. After Feb. 25 or at the door, registration will be $35 per person. Registration can be found at www.iGrow.org/events.

Event schedule:

• 8 a.m. — Registration, trade show open.

• 8:30 a.m. — RDO Equipment John Deere and Blue River Technologies – Presented by Jacob Maurer.

• 9 a.m. — Variable Rate Nitrogen – Based on What? – Presented by Brad Carlson, University of Minnesota Extension

• 10 a.m. — Trade show open, Break sponsored by Agtegra

• 10:30 a.m. — Is Digital The Future Of Ag? – Presented by Teddy Bekele, Winfield United

• 11:30 a.m. — Lunch Trade show open

• 12:30 — S.D. Keynote – Presented by Mike Jaspers, S.D. Secretary of Agriculture

• 1 p.m. — Off-target movement – Is weather a big deal? – Presented by Gared Shaffer, SDSU Extension weeds field specialist and Laura Edwards, SDSU Extension state climatologist

• 2 p.m. — Trade Show open, Break sponsored by The Climate Corporation

• 2:30 p.m. — Break out session #1

• 3 p.m. — Break out session #2

• 3:30 p.m. — Door Prize Drawings