Field Demos Expanded, Irrigated Crops at 2017 Empire Farm Days

Seneca Falls, NY.  Visitors to the August 8-10, 2017 Empire Farm Days at Rodman Lott and Son Farms in Seneca Falls, NY, will experience more equipment and expanded demos at the show that is the largest outdoor agricultural trade show in the northeastern U.S.

With leadership from Morrisville State College this year, the field demos have a renewed focus on big iron operating in real-time field conditions, says Empire Farm Days Manager Melanie Wickham.

The daily Cover Crops Field Demonstration Tour with King’s AgriSeeds and Seedway at 10:30 am will show cool and warm season cover crop species and mixes with a discussion on best seeding methods, timing, and purposes.

A new Demo Tram at the show is dedicated to carrying visitors to the field demos area.

The field demo and crop tour schedule for the 2017 Empire Farm Days is as follows:
All day:  Tours to irrigation field unit from Lot 522
10 am to 2 pm:  Test drive applicators, trucks, tractors, construction equipment, UTVs
10:30 am:  Hay mowing demonstration
10:30 am:  Cover crops field demonstration tour
11:30 am:  Hay merging and chopping demonstration
12:30 pm:  Tillage and GPS field demonstration
1:30 pm:    Hay baling demonstration
2:30 pm:    Hay handling.

Empire Farm Days show hours are 9 am to 5 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 am to 4 pm on Thursday; admission is $10 per vehicle. For more information on exhibits, seminars, live animal demonstration, farm safety and other presentations at the show, see or call 1-877-697-7837.

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