Brian Hefty on Big Crops, Tight Margins & Soil Management: A CropConnect Preview

As crop prices fall and margins tighten, every farmer is looking for an edge — whether a bump in production or more efficient use of inputs. The increased pressure to scratch out a profit takes extra time and effort on planning and management. Deciding on where to focus that extra time and effort is the topic of Brian Hefty’s discussion at the upcoming CropConnect Conference.

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Hefty and his brother Darren host the U.S.-based Ag PhD radio program and will be sharing their thoughts on soil management and input efficiency as a means to making the most of your farming dollars for 2014. Featured on Tuesday, February 18, at CropConnect, the Hefty brothers will focus on corn production with an eye to max yields.

This interview is a preview to the discussion Hefty and his brother Darren will present at the inaugural CropConnect conference in Manitoba. Slated for February 18 and 19, 2014 at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg, Man., CropConnect is a new conference put on by five producer groups and featuring engaging concurrent sessions and top-notch keynote speakers. Click here for more information and to register.

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Shaun Haney

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