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Crops seminar planned in Pa.

January 13, 2013

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Penn State Extension specialists and industry representatives will be at Rhodes Grove Camp and Conference Center, 7693 Browns Mill Road in Chambersburg, on Thursday, Jan. 31.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the sessions begin at 9 a.m.

Topics to be covered are world agriculture and risk management, grain crops, improving soybean yields, manure management, making sense of nitrogen credits, forage crop weed management, pests of 2012, seed technology and pesticide education (for two core and two category credits).

Speakers include John Bray and John Berry, Penn State Extension, and the following Penn State Extension specialists: Greg Roth, Bill Curran, John Tooker and Doug Beegle.

The registration fee, which includes lunch, costs $10 before the registration deadline of Jan. 24 and $15 after that date.

For more information, call 717-263-9226 or go to www.extension.psu.edu/crops-seminars.

The meeting is unique for Franklin County in that it offers two breakout sessions, giving each participant a choice of which session they would like to attend.

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