Precision Ag Conference July 14-16 in Springfield

InfoAg, held at the Crowne Plaza, features the latest in precision farming.

Published on: Jul 1, 2009
InfoAg 2009, a conference focused on precision ag, will be held July 14-16, 2009 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield.

This year's conference figures to be another fine showing as precision technology expands its user base. The 16 hours of program include practitioners throughout the production chain. Experts will share their insights on how to put this technology to work.

Registration includes: Tuesday lunch, breaks, and exhibit hall reception; Wednesday breakfast, breaks, lunch, and reception at the Old State Capitol; and Thursday breakfast and break.

InfoAg features 13 sessions of five concurrent tracks plus three plenary sessions sure the stoke the imagination. The program features 66 speakers including producers, input suppliers, crop consultants, industry experts, extension specialists, and scientists. Visit www.infoag.org for more information.

Pre-Conference Tour on July 13

This year's pre-conference tour starts at the Brandt Consolidated research farm in Pleasant Plains. A tour of the fields and discussion of the trials will be complemented by an equipment demonstration from Jenner Sales. Lunch will follow at the Brandt headquarters building in Springfield.

After lunch, we will visit Johnson Grain which loads and ships 110-unit trains to Texas and Mexico. Following this stop will be a tour of the Dickey-john electronics facility in Auburn.

The pre-conference tour runs 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, July 13. The $50 fee includes comfortable charter bus transportation, lunch, and InfoAg apparel. We have applied for 4 CEUs for the tour.