Registration is planned for 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. on the 18th, with the in-field harvesting demonstrations then conducted from 9:00 until 4:00 p.m. Each machine’s demonstration will be accompanied by discussions with company representatives. Demonstrations will be repeated morning and afternoon.
Beets harvested by the self-propelled units will be piled on field headlands, with truck loading and cleaning equipment and procedures also demonstrated.
Lunch will be served at the demonstration site. There is no registration fee.
For more information, contact Steve Poindexter, Michigan State University senior extension sugarbeet educator, at (989) 798-5848 or email@example.com.