2017 Soybean Harvest Equipment Field Day
Date: September 26, 2017
Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Just north of 4557 N Wheaton Road, Charlotte MI, 48813; about 3/4 of a mile north of West Vermontville Highway in Eaton County
Contact: Mike Staton, 269-673-0370 ext. 2562
Reducing soybean harvest losses is an easy and effective way to increase farm income by $9.40 to $18.80 per acre in 2017. 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
- Field rolling effects on harvest losses
There is no charge for this program which will be held from 11 am - 3pm on Tuesday, September 26th; the program will begin with a presentation on reducing the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds at 11am.
As a complimentary lunch and reference materials will be provided, registration is requested by noon on Friday, September 22nd by calling 269.673.0370 ext 2562. Please call this same number and extension for cancellation and rescheduling information.
Sponsors: Gary Parr Farms, Bader and Sons Company, Burnips Equipment Company, Crary Industries, Janson Equipment Company, Williams Farm Machinery, MSU Extension, and the Michigan Soybean Checkoff.
Please see Flyer for more details.