2019 Soybean Harvest Equipment Field Day

September 24, 2019 10:45AM - 3:30PM

In Calhoun County at 1350 12-Mile Road, Burlington, MI 49029; field is on east side of the road about 3/4 mile south of M-60. Follow the signs for parking.


Contact: Mike Staton, 269-673-0370, ext 2562

Reducing soybean harvest losses is an easy and effective way to increase farm income by $8.25 to $16.50 per acre in 2019. This field day will provide participants with new information and educational materials about reducing soybean harvest losses. Equipment company representatives will discuss specific recommendations for fine-tuning their combines and the following topics and equipment will be demonstrated or presented: draper heads, auger heads, air-assisted reels, harvest loss measurements, harvest recommendations, farm truck regulations and safety.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 24: The program will begin with a Michigan Farm Bureau presentation on farm truck regulations and safety at 10:45 a.m. and will conclude at 3:30 p.m.

There is NO CHARGE however registration is requested as a complimentary barbeque lunch will be provided. Register by noon on Friday, Sept. 13 by calling 269-673-0370 ext 2562. Please call this same number and extension for cancellation and rescheduling information.

Sponsors: Ed Groholski Farms, AWS Airbar Systems, Burnips Equipment Company, Crary Industries, GreenMark Equipment, Spartan Crop Insurance, Stine Seeds,  Wells Equipment, Williams Farm Machinery Inc, the Michigan Soybean Checkoff, and Michigan State University Extension.

Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Mike Staton at 269-673-0370 ext 2562 by Friday, Sept. 6 to make arrangements. Requests received after this date will be fulfilled when possible.

 

 

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Michael Staton
269-673-0370 ext 2562
staton@msu.edu

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