Corn College Fundamentals - Two Day Session (Wednesday-Thursday)

Coldwater, Michigan
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Corn College Fundamentals of High Yields:
The Foundation to the Systems Approach
Wed., July 30 - Thurs., July 31, 2014    Coldwater, MI

"Use the Tools in Your Toolbox"
The Farm Journal Corn College Fundamentals of High Yields session provides practical, hands-on training to help corn growers increase yields and improve their profitability. Classroom and in-the-field sessions provide hands-on fundamental agronomic tools that provide a foundation to maximize yields and revenue in 2014. This session is geared for the first-time Corn College attendee and will provide them with the core knowledge of how to use the Systems Approach on their farm. 12.5 CCA CEUs will be offered at this event. 

Nutrient Management: 4.5
Soil & Water Management: 3.5
Crop Management: 3
Professional Development: 1.5
Total CCA CEUs offered: 12.5

Come prepared to fill your toolbox with the latest, most innovative agronomic practices including: 

  • developing zone management
  • the importance of using ground truthing
  • in-field corn diagnostics
  • the impacts of starter fertilizer
  • nitrogen management
  • soil density pits


Location: Corn College Campus
                   277 North Fremont Road
                   Coldwater, Michigan 49036

Led by Farm Journal Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer, the event includes general instruction, breakout sessions in the field and an expo showcasing corn production tools.

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 is a direct response to requests from farmers for more access to the vast corn production knowledge of the Farm Journal Agronomists.

The two-day session in the Corn College “Fundamentals of High Yields” offers:

  • Hands-on Farm Journal agronomy classes.
  • Integrated classroom and field training to help corn growers quickly move their production skills to the next level.
  • Classes that help growers understand the Systems Approach to Crop Production.
  • Training that helps growers learn agronomic management techniques that raise yields and increase their dollar/acre return.
  • Unprecedented access to 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 for a map to the Farm Journal Campus.
    PLEASE NOTE: the campus is on Fremont ROAD not Fremont Street. Most internet maps and GPS devices give INCORRECT directions. Please print and use this map.
 

Contact Information

  • Phone: 1-877-482-7203
    Email:
    hsterrett@farmjournal.com









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    Your registration is 100% refundable through June 13, 2014.
    From June 14 - 27, your registration is 50% refundable. 
    Sorry, no refunds after June 27, 2014.