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Noem and Thune to speak on Farm Bill

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Congresswoman Kristi Noem and Senator John Thune will visit with South Dakota agricultural producers about implementation of the recently enacted farm bill during the Western Corn Belt Precision Ag Conference held March 18-19, 2014 in Sioux Falls at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, 1101 N. West Avenue, Sioux Falls.

Noem will speak March 18 at noon and Thune will speak March 19 at 10:40 a.m.

SDSU Extension, SDSU Plant Science Department and many industry sponsors are teaming up to present the Western Corn Belt Precision Ag Conference which will feature a wide variety of presenters and exhibits related to the latest in precision agriculture with the focus on increasing crop yields through the use of newly developed Precision Planting Technologies. The new precision planting technologies from Raven, Kinze, John Deere and other companies will be available for inspection.

SDSU precision research scientists and SDSU Extension specialists will bring updates for planting, pest control, and drainage for the 2014 growing season. Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits are available.

For a complete agenda and to register for the event, visit F

–SDSU Extension