April Meeting Information - Joint Meeting ASQ - Hagie Manufacturing


April 2017 Meeting

Joint Meeting with ASQ

Hagie Manufacturing – Clarion, IA

Company Profile:

Hagie Manufacturing LLC, located in Clarion, IA, optimizes our customers’ growth by providing the most innovative crop protection solutions in the agriculture industry. Since Ray Hagie brought to market the world’s first self-propelled sprayer in 1947, Hagie Mfg. has continued to build upon a rich heritage as an industry leader in the business of solving problems. Innovative solutions and versatile attachments enhance capability for performing timely and precise full season crop protection, Nitrogen and cover crop seeding applications for optimal soil health and maximum yield productivity

Visit the Hagie Website, for more information.


Plant Tour

Talking Sessions: Two simultaneous sessions by Hagie Employees, participants can choose one to attend.

(1) Rachel Halbaach, Agronomist, Topic: “What Does an Agronomist do for an Equipment Company?” In this session, we will discuss the impact of having an agronomist on staff on the product lineup within Hagie Manufacturing.

(2) Travis Almond, Manufacturing Engineer, Topic: “SCRUM” Introduction to Scrum at Hagie. How to do more with less.

Keynote Speaker:

Vijay Kalivarapu, Research Scientist, Iowa State University; Topic: “Virtual Reality”. Refer to the attached Bio.

Date – Thursday, April 20, 2017

Event Location – Hagie Manufacturing, 721 Central Ave W, Clarion, IA 50525

Carpooling Location – TBD,depending on interest (will be communicated directly with folks interested)

Required PPE – Safety glasses, ear plugs, steel toed or closed toed shoes.

RSVP due April 14th

Event will cap at 30 participants! No late comers – Doors will close at 5PM!


4:00 - 4:30 Sign-up, Meet & Greet

4:30 - 5:30 Plant Tour

5:30 - 6:15 Talking Sessions

6:15 - 7:15 Dinner

7:00 - 7:45 Keynote Speaker (overlaps with dinner)

7:45 - 8:00 Meeting Adjourn

Click on the below link or paste it into a web browser for directions to the tour and dinner locations:


Dinner Menu

Taco Buffet - beef and chicken, with soft shell or tortilla chips and various toppings

Dessert Cookies


Dinner Costs

Members – Free

Retirees – Free

Students – Free

Non-Members – $9

(Attending only the tour is free.)

We encourage Spouses, Friends, and Significant Others to attend.

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