CONFERENCE MATERIALS

2017

Conference Information

2016

Conference notes

2015

VANTAGE 2015 brochure GT

2014

Presentaions & Proceedings

2013

Presentaions & Proceedings

2012

Presentaions & Proceedings

2011

Presentaions & Proceedings

2010

Proceedings

2017 Winter Conference

2017-vantage-brochure-draft 2017-vantage-flyer-draft February 22, 2017 Rockingham County Fairgrounds Agenda   Speaker Bios   Sponsors

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2016 Winter Conference

February 17, 2016 2016 Flyer [PDF] 2015 Review [PDF] 2016 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 …

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2015 Winter Conference

February 3, 2015 Rockingham County Fairgrounds Check out the Landcaster Farming article about last year’s conference – 2-14-15 Thanks to our 2015 Sponsors! Speaker Bios Gail Fuller Gail Fuller of Emporia, Kansas farms over 1,700 acres where he raises 11 to 13 different cash crops, including grain sorghum, triticale, winter barley, winter oats, field peas, …

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2014 Presentations & Proceedings

As presented in Harrisonburg and Chatham. Calibrating drills and broadcast planters for small-seeded forages [PDF] Carbon to nitrogen ratios in cropping systems Cover crop selection chart Chapter 10 – Cover Crops [PDF – page 101], from Building Soils for Better Crops [website opens in a new browser tab] Disease management in no-till corn in Virginia [PDF] Growing …

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2013 Presentations & Proceedings

As presented in Harrisonburg, Chatham, Fredericksburg, and Colonial Heights All links open video in a new tab. Be patient as some take time to load! Vertical Tillage Effects on Soil Quality DeAnn Presley, Assistant Professor, Environmental Soil Science and Management, Kansas State University, Kansas Its Not Just Dirt Anymore Jay Furher, District Conservationist, Natural Resources …

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2012 Presentations & Proceedings

All links open video in a new tab. Be patient as some take time to load! Harrisonburg Corn Establishment Missy Bauer, B&M Crop Consulting (AUDIO ONLY) Cutting Through the Spin on Micronutrient Dr. Joel Gruver, Western Illinois University, School of Agriculture, Macomb, Illinois Making the No-Till Transition Panel – Anthony Beery, DJ Myers, Daniel Austin, …

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2011 Presentations & Proceedings

All links open video in a new tab. Be patient as some take time to load! Fertility Management for No-Till Mark Alley, W.G. Wysor Professor Emeritus, Crop & Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia Getting A Good Soybean Stand David Holshouser, Associate Professor & Extension Agronomist, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia Manure Injecting Panel Richard …

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2010 Proceedings

Chop It, Distribute It and Do It Evenly Phil Needham The Economic Value of Cover Crops to Shenandoah Valley Producers B. Jones Efficient Fertilizer Placement in No-till Systems Phil Needham Successful Opening, Closing the Seed Slot with No-till Planters and Drills Phil Needham Tillage Radish as a Soil Conditioning Cover Crop B. Jones

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