Feb 27, 2018
Penn State workshop to highlight precision farming benefits

Penn State Extension will host a workshop on March 19 focusing on cost savings strategies and the yield benefits of precision farming agriculture. See event details below:

What: Ag Profitability; Get Familiar with the Latest Precision Practices
Who: Farm and agriculture producers
When: March 19, 2018, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Dutch Way Farm Market, 365 Route 41, Gap, Pa 17527
Cost: $10.00 for Chester-Delaware County Farm Bureau members. $20.00 for non-members.

In this three-hour, evening workshop Penn State Extension educators and Nathan Hyles of GROWMARK FS, LLC, will provide an overview of precision agriculture technologies in a chorological approach.

Presenters will go through an entire production year and examine distinctive precision farming practices, and cost and benefit options during each field activity. Penn State Extension will provide production and business information on cost-reduction strategies and the expected profits of precision technologies. Plus, you will learn about the 4Rs of investing in precision technologies for nutrient management.

Penn State Extension and Chester-Delaware County Farm Bureau have teamed up for this producer workshop to serve producers with learning collaboration and networking opportunities. This event is being partially sponsored by the Chester-Delaware County Farm Bureau.

To register, visit: https://extension.psu.edu/ag-profitability-workshop-series-precision-ag-optimization, or call 1-877-345-0691.


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