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Professional Crop Producers’ conference set for Feb. 17-19

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The 2014 Professional Crop Producers Conference (PCPC) scheduled for February 17-19 at the Best Western Eden Resort in Lancaster. It’s an exciting opportunity to hear presentations and network with other crop producers, consultants and industry professionals on state-of-the-art crop production tactics.

The program will kick off with a pre-conference symposium at 4 p.m. on Monday, February 17, with “Diagnosing Early Season Corn Production Problems” presented by Dr. Bob Nielsen, a noted corn expert from Purdue.

The conference will also feature presentations on soil health, managing grain drying and storage, grain marketing, herbicide resistance, cover crops, forages and more.

The PCPC is sponsored by a group of commodity associations including the Pennsylvania No-till Alliance, the Pennsylvania Forage and Grassland Council, the Pennsylvania Corn Growers Association and the Mid- Atlantic Soybean Association, working in conjunction with Penn State Extension.

The cost for the two-day conference is $75, with discounts available for one day at $50 and $20/day student registrations. The pre-conference program is an additional $35. For more information on registering or being a sponsor, visit www.professionalcropproducersconference.org or call 717- 635-2320.