Onsite registration available beginning at 8:30am on Sept. 14th. $50/person, Lunch NOT included.
Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day returns Wednesday, September 14, 2022 to MSU Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center in Benton Harbor, MI.
What to expect…
- In-field demonstrations of cultivation tools for vegetables and row crops
- Demonstrations of implements on both four-wheel and two-wheel tractors
- Expo featuring industry-leading cultivation companies and cutting edge tools
- Conversations with international cultivation experts
- …and more!
Row crop demonstrations
Row-crop tools include the Treffler Harrow, Einbock Harrow, and several types of camera-guided cultivators with finger weeders. Demonstrations will be held in 5’’ corn.
Vegetable tools include the Tilmor Tractor and their basket weeder, parallel-unit cultivator and other tools, Steketee parallel units of side-knives and finger weeders mounted on the Franken-G, Treffler harrow, a variety of KULT-Kress belly-mounted and rear-mounted steerable tools, Mechanical Transplanter with their planting machine and plastic layer, and more!
8:30 am Registration & Check-in
9:30 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:45 am Roundtable Discussions & Trade Show
11:45 am Lunch
12:30 pm Demonstrations
4:00 pm Wrap-up
Registration closes September 11.
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
Interested in Sponsor and Exhibitor opportunities?
WALK BEHIND DEMO
Can’t wait until September? Check out the videos from Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Days past below.
2020 [virtual series]
Episode 1: Drone Wars
Jared Oomen of Oomen Farms, Ltd. discusses multiple cultivation implements and the set-up of a camera-guided cultivator in his shop in Hart, MI.
Episode 2: The Awakening
Sam Oschwald Tilton guides us through considerations for tool set-up in Peter Seely’s shop at Springdale Farm in Plymouth, WI.
Episode 3: The First Encounter
Sam Oschwald Tilton and Peter Seely discuss weed challenges and solutions from Peter’s farm in Plymouth, WI.
2019 [Gwenyn Hill Farm | Waukesha, WI]
2019 Promotional Video
2019 Roundtable Discussion: Sandy Syburg, Purple Cow Organics, “Controlling Weeds by Balancing Soil Calcium and Rotations”
2018 [PrairiErth Farm | Atlanta, IL]
2018 Promotional Video
Vegetable Growers News TV, Weed Control Field Day Highlights European Tools
2018 MMWCFD in the words of Epiphany Farms Founder / Chefarmer, Ken Myszka
The photo story below highlights our 2018 Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day hosted at PrairiErth Farm.
If you are no longer able to attend and need to cancel your registration, please contact us at 217-840-2128.
- Cancellations made up until two weeks prior to the event will receive a full refund minus a 5% processing fee
- Cancellations made up until one week prior to the event will receive a 50% refund
- Cancellations made the week of the event are not eligible for a refund
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