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September 30, 2009   Email to Friend 

PRECISION AG & FIELD CROPS CONFERENCE SET DEC. 8
Darryal Ray
(334) 613-4187
September 30, 2009

ATMORE, Ala. --  Precision agriculture exhibits, equipment demonstrations and educational sessions will mark the fourth annual Precision Agriculture and Field Crops Conference on Dec. 8 at the Wind Creek Hotel in Atmore.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with sessions beginning at 9. After lunch, additional afternoon workshops on managing and using precision ag data will be held.

Among the topics on the agenda are section control technology, economics of precision agriculture, soil fertility applications and CORS (Continuously Operating Reference Station) for agriculture.

We are excited to bring our annual precision ag event to southwest Alabama, and are looking forward to this year's program," said Shannon Norwood, conference chairman and an agent with the hosting Alabama Cooperative Extension System. "There are a lot of great farmers in southwest Alabama, and we look forward to visiting with them."

Participating partners for the event include the Alabama Farmers Federation, Auburn University, University of Florida Extension, Alabama Natural Resources Conservation Service, Alabama Association of Conservation Districts, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Stations and USDA-ARS.

The conference is free to the public. For more information, visit www.AlabamaPrecisionAgOnline.com or contact Norwood at (256) 353-8702, Ext. 28 or email hubersr@aces.edu.


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