Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Spencer County Youth & Community Center

1101 E CR 800 N, Chrisney IN 47611

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Prepare for the 2020 planting season by going over your entire planter, hitch to closing wheels.  Join us to learn the agronomic's behind planter setup and maintenance, understand why planter setup and performance is so important, and leave with the tips, tricks, and tools to get your 2020 crop started off on the right foot.

Please note: all times below are in CST

8:00 Registration

8:30 Meeting Start Time

Topics of Discussion:

We will go through the planter, hitch to closing wheels, discussing the agronomic reasons for items such as proper hitch height and frame angle, how to know when to replace row unit bushings, proper no-till coulter depth, correct opener disk measurements, gauge wheel adjustments, planting depth recommendations, closing wheels and adjustments, and lastly planter applied fertilizer and starter systems.  This will be a hands-on, open discussion, so bring your questions. 

11:30 Lunch