Fremont Corn Expo


Jan 04, 2018 — 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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7:30 a.m     Breakfast and View Exhibits  – “The Waffle Man” serves breakfast compliments of the Fremont Chamber Ag Business & Natural Resource Council

8:45 a.m.    Welcome to the Fremont Corn Expo

  • Nathan Mueller – University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nebraska Extension
  • Tad Dinkins – Chair of Fremont Chamber Ag and Natural Resource Council
  • Scott Getzschman – City of Fremont Mayor

9:00 a.m.    Corn Stalk Lodging: What Role Did Stalk and Crown Rot Play?   Dr. Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Nebraska Extension Corn Plant Pathologist

9:30 a.m.    What’s in Store – Darin Newsom, DTN Senior Analyst

10:20 a.m.   Break – View Exhibits – Grab some Mom’s Popcorn for a Snack!

10:45 a.m.   Panel Discussion: Cover Crops after Seed Corn

  • Seed Corn Grower/Cattlemen – Scott Wagner
  • Seed Corn Company – Greg Beebe
  • Local Custom Applicator – Seth Feala
  • NRCS Conservationist – Jeremiah Schutz
  • Precision Ag Specialist – Jason Strand
  • Agronomist – Nathan Mueller

11:30 a.m.  Business & Industry Update  NE Farm Bureau, Fremont Chamber, Colfax-Dodge County Corn Growers Association, & NE Corn Board

Noon          Lunch – View Exhibits  – Dee’s Catering compliments of the Nebraska Farm Bureau in Dodge County

1:00 p.m.   Grain Storage Management and Technology  Dr. Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension Agricultural Engineer – Grain Drying, Handling and Storage

1:50 p.m.   How Long Will the Impacts of La Nina Last and What Role Will it Play in the 2018 Crop Production?  Al Dutcher, Associate State of Nebraska Climatologist

2:40 p.m.   Door Prize Winners Announced and Handed Out – Colfax-Dodge Corn Growers Association

3:00 p.m.   Safe travels

The Fremont Corn Expo is a free event open to the public. We hope that you can join us this year and enjoy our great expo!

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