Precision Ag Conference Features “Farmer Day”

Cindy ZimmermanEducation, General

InfoAg July 12th has been designated “Farmer Day” at the InfoAg 2007 International Precision Farming Conference which will be held July 10-12 in Springfield, Ill.

They are featuring a special Thursday only registration fee of $75 to attract producers from around the country to the event. The program includes producers talking about their experience with precision tools, consultants sharing their findings from on-farm trials and determined data analysis, and researchers providing practical tips for top production systems. The closing session will feature two distinguished panelists to discuss the impact on cropping systems management with the shift to broader adoption of fuel production crops.

Some highlights of the program include auto guidance, wireless technologies, high-tech scouting for rust and aphids, variable-rate nitrogen, leveraging the precision investment, remote sensing applications, and tips for maximizing PDAs and laptops.

The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois. Registration and more information is available on-line.