Agriculture Technology Day, Herington, Feb. 11

Keep your farming operation up-to-date and efficient by attending K-State Research and Extension’s “Agriculture Technology Day” on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in Herington at the Herington Community Building, 810 S. Broadway. Topics will include yield mapping, multi-data (soil type, yield, insects, etc.) inputs, GreenSeeker technologies, big data implications, phone apps for producers, and more.

K-State Speakers and topics:

  • Big Data Implications for Farmers – Terry Griffin, Agricultural Economist
  • Useful farm production apps for your personal smartphone – Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production Specialist
  • Current drone technologies – Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production SpecialistNitrogen Management
  • Using GreenSeeker and Grazing Management Phone App – Romulo Lollato, Wheat and Forages Specialist
  • Data integration on myFields site – Brian McCornack, Entomologist
  • Collecting and Using Yield Monitor Data – Lucas Haag, Northwest Area Crops and Soils Specialist

This event is free, and lunch is provided. Those wishing to attend should RSVP by Feb. 8 to either:

  • James Coover, Dickinson County Extension Agriculture Agent, 785-263-2001,
  • Lori Bammerlin, Flint Hills Extension District Agent, 620-767-5136,
  • Rickey Roberts, Marion County Extension Agriculture Agent, 620-382-2325,

In addition to K-State Research and Extension, sponsors include Concordia Tractor, Inc.; KanEquip, Inc.; and Farmers & Drovers Bank in Council Grove.