Program gives crop producers early start on 2007
Producers can get an early jump on the 2007 crop by attending a workshop sponsored by Purdue University Extension and the University of Illinois Extension.
The annual Bi-State Crop Management/Marketing Outlook Program takes place from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. EST Tuesday (12-5) at the Beef House, located at Interstate 74 and Indiana 63 near Covington, Ind.
Program topics include: "Drainage-Best Option for Your $"; "Corn After Corn"; "Insect and Weed Challenges"; and a regulatory update. A marketing panel is planned for the afternoon session, with speakers including Paul Coolley, ADM Investor Services; Corinne Alexander, Purdue agricultural economist; and Wayne Nelson, L&M Commodities.
Continuing education credits are available for Certified Crop Advisers, Indiana Commercial Pesticide Applicators and registered technicians and Indiana's PARP participants. Additional fees are applicable for all credits.
Registration is $15 and is payable at the door. The fee includes materials and a lunch buffet. The reservation deadline is today (12-1).
For more information or to register, contact Mark Spelbring, Purdue Extension Parke County, at (765) 569-3176 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.