Ivy Tech to host a seminar on farming with global positioning systems (GPS) on March 1

KOKOMO, Ind.—Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo will be hosting the sixth in a series of 10 farming and agri-business seminars taught by area experts. The seminar will cover the topic of farming with global positioning systems (GPS) and will be held in Alumni Hall, 1815 E. Morgan St., on Tuesday, March 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. The presenter of the seminar will be Scott Maple of Maple Farms, located in Howard County.

This year’s Ag Seminar Series has doubled to 10 seminars and is being presented at a variety of locations throughout the region. The seminars are held on Tuesdays and run from 6 to 8 p.m. through March 29. The topics of the remaining seminars include Trucking Rules and Regulations for Farmers, Welding and Agriculture, Safety on the Farm, and Careers in Agriculture. The remaining presenters include Indiana State Police; Ron Geik, Ivy Tech; Paul Marcellino, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service of Howard County; and Jennifer Vandeburg, Ivy Tech.

To register for this seminar, any of the remaining sessions or for more information, contact Gloria Carvey at 800-459-0561, ext. 533, or gcarvey@ivytech.edu. Advanced registration is required. Cost is $10 per session. In celebration of 60 years in business, Kokomo Grain will pay the $10 course fee for the first 50 registrants.


About Ivy Tech Kokomo Service Area

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Service Area serves Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, Pulaski and Tipton counties, including the communities of Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, Rochester, Tipton and Winamac. Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering associate degree and short-term certificate programs, and trainings that align to the needs of the community. The College also offers courses and associate degree programs that seamlessly transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor’s degree. For more information, visit www.ivytech.edu.
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