by | Feb 16, 2022

Intensive Corn Management Seminar and NFMS promote productive conversation among growers

KyCorn had a successful relaunch of their Intensive Corn Management Seminar in Louisville this week, as a prequel to the Farm Machinery Show for Kentucky corn growers.

Featuring agronomist John McGillicuddy and several Kentucky corn leaders and experts, the seminar provided robust discussion from participants on topics such as equipment fleet management and precision agriculture among others.

“This is the first time since 2005 that we have held this program,” remarked Adam Andrews, KyCorn programs director, “and we are very happy with the results and farmer feedback. We expect to hold more programs like this in the future.”

Grower Andy Alford had this to say: “The KyCorn Intensive Management Seminar was a great mix of practical agronomy tailored to today’s volatile input markets with valuable insights into managing your equipment fleet and the newest in technological advances. The seminar was a very motivating program before the spring rush. It gave an in depth look at managing soils in this volatile market, while giving experienced perspectives into fleet management and the newest technologies that could be game changers. A very motivating and informing program that I would not hesitate to attend again.”

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