Agronomy Field Day Registration Ends Soon!

July 21, 2023

Registration for the 2023 Agronomy Field Day at The Andersons ends on Tuesday, July 25. Please call The Andersons at (260) 837-8162 to RSVP. Register soon!

The Andersons, in cooperation with Purdue Extension, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and the DeKalb and Steuben County Soil and Water Conservation Districts are pleased to announce the 2023 Agronomy Field Day.  All producers are welcome to attend and learn more about the latest updates in agriculture.

This free event will be held at the Andersons’ Waterloo Farm Center, 4743 County Road 28, on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, from 7:00 to 1:30 p.m.

Registration begins at 7:00 a.m., with an optional grain market session from 8 – 8:45 a.m.  Welcome and introductions for the day’s events are scheduled for 8:45 a.m., followed by plot tours at 9:00 a.m.  There will be three stops on the tour each with a 50-minute presentation.  Topics for the tour include:

  • “Railroad Crossings” with Fred Whitford, Purdue University
  • “Navigating the Fertilizer Maze: Strategies for Managing Price Trends and Risk in Fertilizer Procurement” with Josh Vollmar, The Andersons
  • “Improved Varieties for Cover Crop Use” with Dustin Johnson, Cisco Seeds

Following lunch, Elysia Berry of Purdue University will present a session titled “New Regulations for RUPs (Restricted Use Pesticides).”  Education credits for Private Applicators and other Ag Specialists will be announced the day of the event.

The day will wrap up with homemade ice cream at 1:30 p.m.

To reserve a place, please RSVP to The Andersons at (260) 837-8162 by July 25th.  RSVPs are appreciated for planning purposes.

The Andersons Inc. is an agribusiness established in 1947 (Maumee, OH) that began as Andersons Truck Terminal (ATT) in the 1940’s for the grain industry.  It now, in various phases, provides merchandising, production and distribution of products and services to the agribusiness community.  The Andersons is a proud partner of 4R Nutrient Stewardship.  The Waterloo, Indiana facility became the first in Indiana to become 4R Certified in June of 2016.  This voluntary certification program is a concentrated effort by the agriculture industry to significantly reduce and prevent nutrient runoff.