Big Iron’s 35th book offers far-reaching array of educational opportunities

August 26, 2015 - storage organizer

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Education has always been one of a vital components of a Big Iron Farm Show and this year’s uncover will underline several educational opportunities for those attending.

The opportunities operation from a latest in commodity marketplace trends to training about a latest enrichment in ag technology.

The preparation comes in a accumulation of forms as well. Certainly each exhibitor has something new to share with those who stop by their counter and educational opportunities are also centered in 3 locations.

The initial is a Extension Service area located inside a front of a Hartl Ag Building; a second is a site of a margin demonstrations; and a other is a Red River Farm Network’s Issues and Events Center that can be found on a north side of a Hartl Ag Building.

Extension Service Center

A far-reaching accumulation of topics will be lonesome in a Extension Service preparation area in a Hartl Ag Building, according to Ken Hellevang, NDSU Extension ag operative and organizer of a Extension Service module during Big Iron.

“Again this year there will be a need for some opposite pellet storage options,” Hellevang said. “I will have some information there, fundamentally usually a welfare that people can collect adult on choice pellet storage options. And afterwards we will be accessible on Tuesday and Wednesday to respond to any questions people have associated to a pellet area.”

Tom Peters, a Extension sugarbeet dilettante and consultant on insurgency weeds, will have a arrangement articulate about not usually a herbicide insurgency issue, though also a hazard that some of those insurgency weeds, such as Palmer amaranth, kochia and H2O hemp.

Peters also skeleton to have a arrangement arrangement a lot of a opposite crops that are grown in North Dakota.

The practical plantation economics organisation is going to have some information associated to a 2014 Farm Bill and an research on what impact a initial year of a new plantation legislation has been on a tillage race and to a several crops grown opposite a state.

Information on a plantation period devise will also be accessible during Big Iron, Hellevang noted. They will have a arrangement in a vaunt and their group will be in a area to revisit with people who competence have questions associated to a period devise of a farm.

Esther McGinnis, NDSU Extension horticulturist, will be in a Extension area this year with a arrangement and also usually be on palm to answer questions that those attending Big Iron competence have.

“We try to be manageable to what we are saying during a time as distant as a topics we cover,” Hellevang said. “But we wish to assistance people with whatever questions they competence have, or even if they usually need someone’s ear to hook usually a small bit.”

In addition, Extension specialists and several county Extension agents will be on palm all 3 days to answer questions on stand and stock production. This doubt and answer format will be on an spontaneous basis, designed to accommodate producers’ needs.

Field demonstrations

A apart essay in this Big Iron special territory will prominence a margin demonstrations involving margin sprayers during this year’s Big Iron Farm Show.

RRFN Issues and Events Program

Following is a report for a Issue and Events Center tent:

Tuesday, Sept. 15

10:30 a.m. – The Perspective from USDA with Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini.

1:30 p.m. – Market Seminar with a following participants: Christian Mayer, Northstar Commodity; Steve Wagner, CHS Hedging; Bret Oelke, Innovus Agra.

2:30 p.m. – Land Values Seminar by Farmers National Company.

Wednesday, Sept. 16

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – North Dakota and Minnesota FFA Foundation Silent Auction.

10:30 a.m. – Weather Outlook with Leon Osborne, University of North Dakota.

1:30 p.m. – Market Seminar with a following participants: Bryan Doherty; Stewart Peterson; Craig Haugaard, North Central Farmers Elevator; Tommy Grisafi, Advance Trading.

2:30 p.m. – Land Values Seminar by Farmers National Company.

Thursday, Sept. 17

10:30 a.m. – Strategies for Tighter Margins with Michael Swanson, Wells Fargo; and Frayne Olson, NDSU stand selling specialist.

1:30 p.m. – Market Seminar with a following participants: Ted Selfried, Zaner Ag Hedge; Phillip Claussen, FCStone; Ed Usset, University of Minnesota.

In addition, a network’s 7 daily radio programs will issue from a Big Iron tent on those days, that will yield an event for listeners to see an tangible radio uncover in action.

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