ALLEGAN, MI – The soybean harvest equipment field day that was scheduled to take place near Edwardsburg this coming Friday, Sept. 16 has been rescheduled. The new date is Tuesday, Sept. 27. The reason for the change is the field will not be ready to harvest on the 16th and the goal of the field day is to demonstrate equipment and management practices for reducing harvest losses.
The event will be held near Edwardsburg at 66863 Dailey Road. The field day will begin with a Michigan Farm Bureau presentation on farm truck regulations and safety at 10:45 a.m. and conclude by 3 p.m. The following topics and equipment will be demonstrated: Draper heads, auger heads, air-assisted reels, harvest loss measurements, and ground speed effects on harvest losses.
There is no charge for the field day. However, pre-registration is requested by calling 269-673-0370 ext. 2562 before noon on Friday, Sept. 23 as a complimentary barbeque lunch and educational materials will be provided. If rain is forecast, please call the same number and extension for cancellation or rescheduling updates.