In-season Fertilization Equipment
The Big Iron 2016 field demonstrations will be held daily at 1:00 p.m. at the demonstration site directly south of the Big Iron Show area. The field demonstrations will begin with NDSU Extension educational presentations on in-season fertilization recommendations and methods to develop variable rate fertilization maps.
Equipment companies are invited to demonstrate in-season fertilizer equipment for side-dressing and top-dressing crops. Each participating manufacturer or retail representative will have time to describe and demonstrate their equipment.
Daily Schedule: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Educational presentations – NDSU Extension Service
- Side-Dressing Fertilizer in Corn
- Top-dressing Nitrogen in Wheat
- Preparing In-season Fertilization Maps using:
- Active Optical Sensors
- Remote Sensing
In-Season Fertilization Equipment Demonstrations
- Company Representative Discussions
- Side-dressing Equipment
- Top-dressing Equipment
- Cover Crop Seeding/Side-dressing Equipment
A special thank you to Ellingson companies for Drain Tiling the Demonstration field in 2011. We greatly appreciate the generous contribution you provided.