Experts to discuss crop production at Kentuckiana conference


First Posted: 11/2/2010

The annual Kentuckiana Crops Conference from Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in French Lick will feature presentations on trends and research involving corn and soybeans.

The conference will include two workshops each day. During the first workshop on Nov. 30, experts will discuss topics such as corn and soybean seed treatments and fungicide application. The evening workshop will be on the topics of hybrid selection, soybean physiology and more.

The workshops on Dec. 1 will be on topics such as interpreting soil results and volunteer corn.

Experts from Purdue University, and the universities of Kentucky and Illinois will speak at the forums.

"Conference-goers will learn the latest agronomic trends and the latest university research in the industry," said Laura Cole, associate director of the Agribusiness Association of Kentucky.

There will be a reception after the workshops on Nov. 30, giving attendees an opportunity to meet and greet professionals in the agriculture industry. There also will be a trade show for attendees to visit before, during or after the workshops.

The conference will be at the French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 W. Indiana 56, French Lick.

Registration is $60 for one workshop, $85 for two workshops, $125 for three workshops and $165 to attend all workshops both days. To register for the conference, contact Laura Cole at 502-226-1122 or lcole@kyagbusiness.org. There is no registration deadline.

Continuing education credits are available.

Hosts are the AgriBusiness Association of Kentucky, the AgriBusiness Council of Indiana and the Kentucky Certified Crop Advisors Program in cooperation with Purdue University and the University of Kentucky.

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