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2014 Potato Field Day features research updates and demos of unmanned aerial vehicles for ag use

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The UW-Madison’s Hancock Agricultural Research Station will host the 2014 Potato Field Day on Tuesday, July 22, from 12:30–5 p.m.

Highlights include:

  • Updates on UW-Madison research on potato genomics, disease, weed and pest management, crop nutrition and related topics.
  • Presentations on the use of remote sensing technology and unmanned aerial vehicles in agl research and precision farming.
  • A chance to chat with grower and researchers while enjoying chicken and ribs, sweet corn and beer generously provided by the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association.

For details, download the agenda or contact Felix Navarro, station superintendent, at (715) 249-5961 or fmnavarro@wisc.edu.

The Hancock station is located at N3909 County Rd V Hancock, WI 54943. Contact the station at 715-249-5961 or hancock@cals.wisc.edu.

Detailed directions are available at http://ars.wisc.edu/hancock/directions.html