2016 Harrisonburg Winter Conference

February 17, 2016 — 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Rockingham County Fairgrounds

4808 South Valley Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

$10 Registration Fee — Pay in advance or at the door

Make checks payable to VANTAGE and mail to VCE Rockingham County, 965 Pleasant Valley Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Highlighted speakers

Ken Ferrie, consulting agronomist for Farm Journal

Ken Ferrie grew up working on his Iowa family farm, tending hogs, cattle, and a dairy herd. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science and Agricultural Business from Illinois State University. Much of his leading-edge agronomic training was received as an apprentice under Dr. Everett Dennis, private agronomist from Manhattan, KS. Ken currently manages Crop Tech Consulting (www.croptechconsulting.com) based in Heyworth, Illinois.

Paul Bodenstine

Paul W. Bodenstine is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Plant and Soil Science and is an ASA Certified Professional Agronomist. Bodenstine worked in commercial agribusiness as a professional agronomist for 20 years before starting ag.systems a private agriculture research and development company. For the past 19 years, ag.systems has worked with commercial farms and private agribusinesses in 12 states developing high yield crop production systems for wheat, barley, alfalfa, corn, soybeans, tobacco, sugarcane, cotton, fruits, and vegetables with an emphasis on balanced plant nutrition and plant health.

2015 Winter Conference Was a Success

Brochure and Flyer can still be viewed.  Click on title above to go to links. VANTAGE 2015 brochure GT  [PDF] VANTAGE 2015 Harrisonburg flyer GT  [PDF]  

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