Sunbelt Ag Expo

Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day To Be Held On July 9, 2015

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Are you looking for a one stop shop for the latest and most pertinent Agricultural research and technologies? Look no further. The Sunbelt Expo Field Day is scheduled for July 9, 2015 at the Darrell Williams Research Farm, located at the Expo Show Site. The goal of the Darrell Williams Research Farm is to provide farmers and agribusinessmen with the opportunity to combine education and practicality and this will be a theme of the 2015 Field Day.

Attendees will be able to learn from the region’s top agricultural consultants and specialists in many diverse areas of agriculture. Thirty of the best known names in Agriculture showcase plots at The Darrell Williams Research Farm. These industry leaders will be at Field Day to share their technologies and answer any questions you might have.

The day will start with registration at 7:15 a.m. and will be complete by noon so you will be able to return to your farm in a timely fashion. We understand time is of the essence, especially during this time of the year. Registration is free for anyone involved in agriculture and agribusiness and will be followed by a complimentary biscuit breakfast, exhibit viewing, and welcome from Georgia Department of Agriculture and Georgia Farm Bureau. You’ll have the chance to win some great door prizes and will also receive a complimentary Expo hat. The trams will depart for the field demonstrations at 8:00 a.m. sharp. The tours will conclude by noon with a BBQ lunch provided by Ameris Bank.

University researchers will also be on site to provide the latest information on topics such as soil fertility, crop protection, water management and irrigation technology, and cotton, peanut, corn, and soybean seed variety trials. Researchers and agricultural companies will address current issues like low commodity prices that are driving farmers to produce top yields with the lowest inputs, weed management practices on a budget, and new herbicide technologies released for 2015. These new herbicide technologies will be displayed in our cotton plots at Field Day. Static exhibits will also be set up for you to view the newest equipment and products new for 2015.

Research presented at Field Day is producer driven by those we serve. Our University researchers and company representatives gather information on the current issues facing the agricultural industry in the Southeastern region of the United States and will offer solutions catered to each farmer during Field Day. All research is done in collaboration with farmers, industry, government agencies, and other universities to determine the best approach- economically, environmentally, and socially. Anyone attending Field Day- owner, operator, land steward, agribusinessman, county extension agent, or Ag Advisor- will take away useful information on a variety of topics and subjects they can apply to their operation to ensure the best of 2015 possible.

The Expo is located southeast of Moultrie, Ga., on Georgia Hwy. 133. For additional information on the field day, check the Expo Web site: www.sunbeltexpo.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, contact the Expo by e-mail at info@sunbeltexpo.com, or call 229-985-1968.

The 2015 Sunbelt Ag Expo will be held October 20-22, 2015.

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