Corn College Tillage College (Thursday)

Heyworth (near Bloomington), Illinois
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Corn College Tillage College
Thurs., July 24, 2014          Heyworth, Ill.

Your Roadmap to Tailored Tillage
Farm Journal brings you the first-ever Tillage College! No field or farmer’s approach to tillage are the same. With that in mind, Farm Journal and Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie launch Tillage College. 
With in-field experience in evaluating and improving soil density, Ferrie can help you think through your agronomic goals and the pathway to get there. Approximately 6 CCA CEUs will be offered. The exact quantity and types of credits will be posted as we near the event.

This one-day event includes sessions on:
  • Soil density management practices, ranging from no-till to aggressive corn-on-corn tillage, with the goal of helping all farmers farm in a vertical format. 
  • Water management.
  • Cover crops.
  • Soil health.
  • Live tillage demonstrations so farmers know how to evaluate the success of any tillage pass. 

Location: Corn College Campus
                   9051 Bucks Road
                   Heyworth (near Bloomington), Illinois 61745

Founded in 2008, the Corn College builds on the success of the Farm Journal Test Plot program, which has been helping farmers do a better job of growing corn for 22 years. It was a direct response to requests from farmers for more access to the vast corn production knowledge of the Farm Journal Field Agronomists.
This one-day session offers:

  • Hands-on Farm Journal agronomy classes.
  • Integrated classroom and field training to help attendees quickly move their production skills to the next level.
  • Classes that help attendees understand the Ken Ferrie’s Systems Approach to Crop Production.
  • Training that helps attendees learn agronomic management techniques that raise yields and increase dollar/acre return.
  • Unprecedented access to Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer – in group settings, breakouts and with question/answer venues.

    The Systems Approach 
    The Systems Approach requires understanding how one process influences others. This pyramid shows how one management change affects many other factors and ultimately yield. Read or watch how you can benefit from using Ken Ferrie's Systems Approach by clicking here.

    Click here to view a map to the Farm Journal Campus.
    PLEASE NOTE: Most internet maps and GPS devices give INCORRECT directions. Please print and use this map.

    Contact Information

    • Phone: 1-877-482-7203

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      Your registration is 100% refundable through May 30, 2014.
      From May 31 - June 13, your registration is 50% refundable. 
      Sorry, no refunds after June 13, 2014.