Jason Koning

Jason Koning

Regional Manager, Precision Planting

Working with row crop farmers for several years, Jason applies the knowledge and experience gained in Agriscience & Agronomy – not only from MSU, but from his own farming operation in the Thumb. Jason and his Dad grow corn & soybeans, but they have also grown wheat, barley, navy beans, and pumpkins.

PHOSPHORUS MANAGEMENT IN ROW CROPS
TUESDAY 2:00 PM | CROP TENT

Phosphorus management in row crops is critical to early development. Here we will discuss how banded applications with the planter can help mitigate stress to a young corn plant during ear development, resulting in higher yields. We will also discuss how nitrogen fits into your corn crop’s early season nutrient plan.

MANAGING ORGANIC MATTER VARIABILITY
WEDNESDAY 2:00 PM | CROP TENT

Organic matter provides many benefits to crops including mineralized nutrients and water holding capacity. Here we will discuss
different strategies for identifying and managing organic matter variability throughout the field including variable rate technology &
hybrid selection.