Wednesday, March 12, 2008

UGA/USDA Conservation Tillage Workshop

Folks, if you are interested in learning about the latest research in conservation tillage, this workshop will benefit you.

UGA/USDA Conservation Tillage Workshop
March 31, 2008
Tifton, GA


8:00 – 9:00 AM Registration in the NESPAL building on the UGA Tifton Campus

9:00 Dr. Dana Sullivan, USDA-ARS Tifton and Dr. Gary L. Hawkins, UGA-Tifton

9:10 Coexistence of Conservation Tillage and Bioenergy production
Dr. Tim Strickland, USDA-ARS, Tifton

9:40 Low cost management of cotton crops
Jeff Dean, Farmer, Appling County

10:10 Water management with different cover crops
Dr. Gary L. Hawkins, UGA-Tifton

10:40 Corn response to long term conservation tillage
Dr. Dana Sullivan, USDA-ARS, Tifton

11:10 Winter crop biomass response to fall deep tillage
Dr. Randy Raper, USDA-ARS, Auburn, AL

11:40 Economic Impact of the 2007 Farm Bill on Conservation Tillage farmers
Amanda Ziehl, UGA-Tifton

12:10 Lunch

1:00 Field tour
Various cover crops
Various planting dates
Potential new crops

For more information, please contact our office via email or phone 229.225.4130

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