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93rd Audrain Soils and Crops Conference

Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 11:38 am

The 93rd Annual Audrain Soils and Crops Conference will be held Monday, January 29 at the Mexico Vocational Agriculture Center, just north of Mexico High School on Wade Street.
Supper will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the High School Cafeteria and the program will start at approximately 6:15 p.m.
The concurrent sessions will be held at the Mexico Vocational Agriculture Center, which is just across the parking lot. There will be an excellent variety of concurrent sessions including: Updates from USDA NRCS and Farm Service, Spray Nozzle Update, Transportation Rules and Regulations, Seed Treatments, Cover Crop Research Results, Soybeans after Soybeans, and Changes with New Tax Law affecting Agriculture. In addition, there will be family sessions including Mexico Farmer’s Market and 30-minute Meals. Mexico FFA will be providing a demonstration as well.
“The planning committee has chosen an superb variety of topics including updates, research and family. The committee tried to choose topics that would be helpful and interesting”. said Mary Sobba, Ag Business Specialist.
This program is open to all, but it is requested you RSVP by end of day January 26 by calling the Extension Center at 573-581-3231.
Supper will be provided by the Mexico Young Farmers and the Audrain Extension Council and served by the Audrain County Farm Bureau.
The program will conclude approximately 9 p.m. The planning committee consisted of Audrain Extension Council members Aaron Cope, Ryan Hollenberg, Samantha Jensen, Tina Schmeling, Bobby Stone, Ted DeVault (Mexico Young Farmer’s), Max Glover (agronomist), Kent Shannon (ag engineer), and Mary Sobba (ag business). For more information, call the Audrain Extension Center 581-3231 and visit the Audrain Extension Council website,