2021 Soybean Harvest Equipment Field Day

September 28, 2021 11:30AM - 3:30PM

Registration Deadline: September 24, 2021 - 12:00PM

In Gratiot County across the road from 6870 E. Tyler Road, Breckenridge, MI. The field and parking is on the north side of E. Tyler road about three quarters of a mile east of Wisner Road.


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

Reducing soybean harvest losses is an easy and effective way to increase farm income by $13.85 to $27.70 per acre in 2021. 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, common harvest mistakes, and harvest recommendations.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 28: The program will begin with a barbeque lunch at 11:30 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. 24 by calling 269-673-0370 ext. 2562. Please call this same number and extension for cancellation and rescheduling information.

Sponsors:  Kendall English Farms, AWS Airbar Systems, Burnips Equipment Company, Ellens Equipment, Hutson, Inc., Humm Farms, Janson Equipment Company, the Michigan Soybean Committee, 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. 17 to make arrangements. Requests received after this date will be fulfilled when possible.

 

 

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