Wednesday, July 13, 2016

2016 Summer Crop Tour Comes to Cayuga County Aug. 4

The 2016 Summer Crop Tour put on by the Corn and Soybean Growers Association is set for 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 4 at Sunnyside Farms on Indian Field Road, Scipio Center, Cayuga County.

The event, titled "Optimizing Opportunities for Cows, Corn and Soybeans," will include a talk on maximizing profits in 2016, a panel discussions titled Cultivating the Relationship Between Cash Crop and Dairy Farmers, and breakout sessions on a large variety of topics. Lunch is included.

Some of the breakout session topics include
  1. Optimizing Variable Rate Seeding in NYS with Savanna Crossman
  2. Analyzing root function by digging though root pits in corn, soy and undisturbed ground and discussing soil health improvement as the foundation for growing great crops with David DeGolyer
  3. Maximizing yield potential of a hybrid and the soils using the Nitrogen response Trial in Corn with Brian Boerman
Tickets are $75 and available at

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