DAILY: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
LOCATION: SOUTH OF THE GRANDSTAND
2019 FIELD DEMONSTRATIONS – PRECISION WEED MANAGEMENT
From 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The 2019 Big Iron Farm Show field demonstrations will focus on precision weed management.
The demonstrations will begin with an update of precision weed research at NDSU followed by demonstrations by major equipment companies of their precision field sprayers. The commercial sprayer companies will show how to prepare weed infestation maps of crop fields, and use the maps to demonstrate precision herbicide applications at the demonstration field.
The field demonstrations will also include commercial drones used for precision pesticide applications in field and range conditions.
NDSU Extension personnel will focus on precision weed management for each afternoon during the Big Iron Show on September 10 – 12. Demonstrations will be conducted daily from 1:00 – 3:00 pm in the field directly south fo the Red River Valley Fair Fairgrounds racetrack.