Please join us on Friday, July 27 for an Ag PhD Field Day on our farm near Baltic, SD. The event will run continuously from 8 am to 7 pm. Here are some of the things we’ll be doing that day:
- You will see some of the newest, latest technology in seed, pesticides, fertilizer, and equipment.
- Darren and Brian Hefty will be going through each of their plots with you talking about the successes and failures they’re seeing so far this year.
- Ag PhD is also proud to be offering a tribute to the military with a special ceremony on our farm.
- Guest speakers will include General Wesley Clark and the 2011 Miss America, Teresa Scanlan.
- You’ll see a NASCAR car and several other unique attractions.
- Live tiling will be going on most of the day, along with a live lift station demo.
- A large Ride & Drive area complete with tractors and tillage equipment
New technology displays and demonstrations from companies like Raven, FarmLogic, Ag Leader, TJ Technologies, and many more
- There will also be optional educational sessions including a Tile Design Class with Brian Hefty; Darren Hefty interviewing corn yield champion David Hula, who last year produced more than 400 bushel corn per acre; Drainage Law featuring one of the top ag drainage lawyers in the country; Estate Planning with a financial expert; Soil Mapping with a software technology company; Grain Marketing with one of the top grain marketers in the region; and Tile Guidance System Updates with Intellislope, AGPS, and Trimble.
- As always, we’ll have entertainment for your kids including inflatables, balloons, games, and even a little farm safety information for kids.
- Lunch, supper, snacks, and drinks will also be served throughout the day.
- Golf carts will be available for those who need that service.
- Discount lodging is available at several hotels. Just CLICK HERE for options or give us a call at 605.529.5413 for more details.