Rushville Republican

Agriculture

September 17, 2012

CPS Field Day held at New Salem Lions Club

RUSHVILLE — Crop Protection Services hosted their Field Day Aug. 17 and 18 at a packed New Salem Lions Club

Dan Sunberg won 50 hours use of a CAT challenger and vertical tillage tool during the event.

Speakers included Mark Loux from Ohio State University and Bill Johnson from Purdue University on weed resistance.

A featured speaker Saturday was Matt Painter, Purdue University head basketball coach.

Activities throughout the even included equipment demos and tours.

Crop Protection vendor tents included: BASF, Dow Agrosciences, FMC, Monsanto, Syngenta and Mosaic.

Entertainment included contemporary Christian Bands, seminars, a playground for children, and food and drinks.

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