Educational meetings set for wheat growers

Phil Needam, nationally known wheat expert, will be the featured presenter at this year’s wheat grower conferences being sponsored by the new Wheat Check-off Program and MSU Extension.

January 3, 2012 - Author: Martin Nagelkirk, Michigan State University Extension

There are multiple ways growers may be able to improve wheat yields. To explore profitable improvements, this winter’s wheat grower meetings will feature Phil Needham of Needham Ag Technologies from Kentucky. In addition, other presenters will share suggestions relative to weed and disease management. (View wheat meeting program and registration flyer)

The meetings will be held on consecutive days at two locations:

Monday, February 27 (9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
Comfort Inn and Suites (map)
2424 South Mission,
Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

Tuesday, February 28 (9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
Cabela’s (map)
110 Cabela Blvd.
Dundee, Mich.

To preregister, mail a check for $25 to MSU Extension, 37 Austin Street, Sandusky, Mich. 48871. In addition, the sender needs to specify which location he/she intends to attend. For further information, contact Martin or Cindy at 810.648.2515.

Tags: field crops, msu extension, wheat

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