2020 Winter Conference

Recordings of the 2020 VANTAGE Conference Presentations Now Available

The presentations were recorded and can be found at this link: 2020 Conference Presentations. You can refresh your memory of the presentations or use them as a reference resource.

The 2020 Directory/Proceedings can be accessed with this link.

Speaker line up includes:

Russell Hedrick — Hickory, North Carolina No-Till Farmer

Dr. Michael Flessner — Virginia Tech Weed Specialist

Daniel Austin — Franklin County, Virginia No-Till Farmer & owner of Green Sprig Ag

Josh Walker & Richard Fitzgerald — New developments with Manure Injection

Low Volatile Dicamba Training

  • Will be offered at the end of the Conference at 3:30 pm on Tuesday February 18th
  • Mandatory annual training to apply Extendimax, Engenia or FeXapan herbicides
  • Use this link to Register for the Dicamba Training.  Training is presented by Bayer.

Links For the 2020 brochure and flyer

2020 VANTAGE Conference Brochure

2020 VANTAGE Flyer


Agenda for February 18, 2020

8:00 a.m.         Registration and Trade Show  

9:00 a.m.     Benefits of Soil Health in Practice

  • Russell Hedrick-Farmer from Hickory, North Carolina

10:00 a.m.        Trade Show Break

10:30 a.m.   New Developments with Manure Injection

   *  Josh Walker & Richard Fitzgerald

11:15 a.m.    No-Till Champion Recognition        

11:45 a.m.        Lunch and Trade Show Break

1:15 p.m.     What’s It All Worth

*  Daniel Austin—Farmer from Franklin County, Virginia

2:15 p.m.     Using Cover Crops for Weed Management

*  Michael Flessner— Weed Scientist, Virginia Tech

3:15 p.m.           Sessions Adjourn                     

3:30 p.m.           Optional Session – Low Volatile Dicamba Training for 2020

*  David Mayonado — Bayer

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