Whitmore Field Day - Shelby, NE

Wednesday, September 07 2016, 9:30 AM - 2:15 PM [CST]

340 Oak Street, Shelby, Nebraska, United States

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Wednesday, September 07 2016, 9:30 AM - 2:15 PM [CST]

About the Events

Hosted by Greg Whitmore of Mega Farms, Inc., farmer enrolled in the Partnership, the field day will cover:

-Practical means to improve soil health, economics and yields

-AgSolver Precision Business Management

-Cover Crops Management

-Field and Equipment Demonstrations, including:

-strip-till demonstration

-cover crop interseeding

-late season nutrient management solutions

-soil pit to observe crop root growth and soil properties

-Nebraska Soil Health Partnership update

-NE Corn board and Corn Growers Association research and program update

Farmers, land owners and community members can engage in hands-on learning at the event. Lunch will be provided.

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About the Organizer

The Soil Health Partnership brings together diverse partner organizations including commodity groups, federal agencies, universities and environmental groups to work toward the common goal of improving soil health. Nicholas Goeser directs the Soil Health Partnership and soil health and sustainability for the National Corn Growers Association. Nick’s prior research background includes over a decade of research in the areas of crop production, nutrient cycling and management, and environmental quality. Prior to his work for the Soil Health Partnership and the NCGA, he held a Technology Development Representative role for Monsanto in Arlington, Wisconsin, focusing on germplasm and technology advancement. Nick completed a BS and MS in Agronomy and PhD in Horticulture from the University of Wisconsin. He grew up in Eastern Wisconsin with a dairy farming background.

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