Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch opened the Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo on Tuesday and then proceeded to tour the West Pavilion of the Indiana State Fairgrounds. She even had the chance to fly a drone with Purdue Extension! Hoosier Ag Today and Farm World newspaper, owners of the Expo, also presented a $2,000 check to the Indiana FFA Foundation to kick off the show.
Here is the seminar and demonstration schedule for Wednesday, 12/12.
|Dr. Bob Nielsen, Purdue Extension Corn specialist||9:00 AM||Chat and Chew in the Rural King Coffee Shop, free coffee and donuts|
|CCA Betsy Bower and Vermillion County farmer Carter Morgan||10:00 AM||The Practical Side of Cover Crops|
|Hoosier Ag Today meteorologist Ryan Martin||11:00 AM||2019 Weather outlook|
|Dr. Chris Hurt, Purdue Ag Economist||11:30 AM||2019 Market and Economic Outlook|
|Gary Coleman, Regional Vice President Agricultural Lending, Farm Credit Mid-America||1:00 PM||Lending in Today’s Ag Environment|
|Tanner Coulter/ CA Insurance||2:00 PM||Estate Planning for the Indiana farm family|
|Travis Burnett, CCA||2:30 PM||Beck’s Pratical Farm Research update|
|Purdue Drone Program||10:30 AM||Purdue Extension will demonstrate how drones can be used in a variety of farming applications|
|Cover Crop Demonstration||11:30 AM||Slake test, infiltration test, slump test, soil microbiology|
|Purdue Drone Program||12:30 PM||Purdue Extension will demonstrate how drones can be used in a variety of farming applications|
|Cover Crop Demonstration||1:30 PM||Unlock the Secrets in the Soil|
|Purdue Drone Program||2:30 PM||Purdue Extension will demonstrate how drones can be used in a variety of farming applications|