Field Demonstrations

Daily: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  Location: South of the Grandstand
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


Ellingson CompaniesA special thank you to Ellingson companies for Drain Tiling the Demonstration field in 2011.  We greatly appreciate the generous contribution you provided.
Field Demonstrations are sponsored by:



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