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Indiana Farm Expo Thursday Schedule of Events

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The final day of the Indiana Farm Equipment and Technology Expo features free lunch, sponsored by Indiana Pork, and Certified Applicator Training by Purdue Extension. The West Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds will be open for attendees from 9-3. Dr. Shaun Casteel, Purdue Extension Soybean Specialist, will kickoff the day in the Rural King Coffee Shop. Come to hear him speak and answer your questions while you enjoy free coffee and donuts!

Kyle Tom from Tom Farms will take the seminar stage at 10am to discuss using soil sensors and big data on the farm. Pioneer Field Agronomist Brian Bush will follow Tom with an agronomy research update. See the full schedule of events below:

Thursday
Dr. Shaun Casteel, Purdue Extension Soybean Specialist 9:00 AM Chat and Chew in the Rural King Coffee Shop, free coffee and donuts
Kyle Tom, Tom Farms 10:00 AM Using soil sensors and big data technology on the farm
Brian Bush, field agronomist Pioneer 10:30 AM Agronomy research update
Ben Wicker, Indiana Agriculture Nutrient Alliance 11:00 AM Plan, Apply, Protect: Making the Most of Your Fertilizer and Manure Investments
Mark Anson, cover crop Farmer 11:30 AM Making Life on the Farm Easier on 20,000 Acres
Caroline Currie, Climate Corporation 12:00 PM The FieldView System
Certified Applicator Training by Purdue Extension 1:00 PM $10 registration fee required
Thursday
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