Using Drones for Corn Nitrogen Management An On-Farm Field Day Hosted by Stevens Farms (scroll down)

Interested in improving nitrogen management on your farm?

Come learn how drone-based sensors can fit into this equation!

10 AM – 2 PM, Thursday July 19, 2018

Dean & Deb Stevens Farm, 70225 656 Ave, Falls City, NE 68355

Join Dean & Deb Stevens on their farm as they share results of a North Central Region SARE-funded research project. The study evaluates the use of passive crop canopy sensors to direct in-season nitrogen fertilizer application by variable-rate aerial technology. Dale & Ronda Yoesel teamed up on the project which aims to help local farmers increase nitrogen use efficiency, assess cutting-edge technologies and improve management techniques.

Registration: No registration fees. RSVPs required by July 15 for lunch: Email Deb Stevens, debstevens@sentco.net or phone 402-245-5842 to register. Seating is limited—register early.

Event Details: Welcome reception starts at 10 AM and the program begins promptly at 10:30.

Directions: From Falls City: From the intersection of hwy 73 and hwy 159 at Runza, travel east 4.3 miles on hwy 159. Turn south (right) at 656 Ave (will see row of grain bins east of the intersection). Travel 3.75 miles south on 656 Ave. You will see 2 grain bins at the end of our farm driveway. The farmstead is to the west of the road. All roads are paved.


Laura Thompson

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