Keynote Speaker: Bob Stewart, Stewart Farms
"Our Farm's Precision Ag Experience: What Works for Us and What Still Needs Work"
Bob Stewart is the managing partner of Stewart Farms. Stewart Farms is
a multi-generation family, grain farm headquartered in Yorkville, Illinois. Bob operates the farm with family and a dedicated group of employees. Bob is responsible for the finance, land owner relations, and production sides of the farm business. The farm raises commercial corn, soybeans, and seed corn and utilizes a wide range of technologies, including RTK-based guidance systems on their machinery and controlled traffic patterns for field operations. The farm has collected GPS-based yield data since 1996. Bob holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois. He worked for Centrec Consulting after college prior to returning to the farm. Bob's work for Centrec included strategy development, economic modeling, educational product development, and agricultural research.
You MUST register by February 13, 2019
To Register: Open and Print the Flyer below! Fill out and send Registration Form with Payment (a check payable to GCC or Credit Card information) and Mail to: The BEST Center, Attn: PA Workshop, Genesee Community College, Batavia, NY 14020 or Call The BEST Center: 585-345-6868, M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
$59.00, includes lunch & materials
Genesee Community College Campus
One College Rd.
Batavia, NY 14020