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ISSUE 13  July 26, 2001



An open invitation is extended to soybean producers, their family and friends to the annual soybean plot tours and suppers scheduled for September 6, 10, 17 and 18, 2001. The events are free of charge and sponsored by the North Dakota Soybean Council, the North Dakota Soybean Growers Association, and Agri Business leaders in the area.

The evenings will commence with field tours followed by research updated on the latest developments for the future of the soybean industry. The Council has invested checkoff dollars in a series of promising research endeavors from production issues to industrial uses.

The plot tours are scheduled to begin at the following locations and times given below:

Thursday, September 6 - 5 pm - Jeff and Maxine Leinen Farm ( mile west of Great Bend, ND just off I-29)

Monday, September 10 - 5 pm - Martinson Bros. Farm (8 miles west of Wyndmere, ND and mile south)

Monday, September 17 - 4 pm - Carrington NDSU Research/Extension Center (Carrington, ND)

Tuesday, September 18 - 5 pm - Gebeke Farm (Hwy 18 north of Casselton, to County Road 34, west on County Road 34 for 2 miles, then north on gravel road 1.2 miles).

Following the research portion of the program, all participants are invited to enjoy cold beverages and an evening meal.



The Hazelton ND field day has been changed to August 29, starting with dinner at 5:00 PM and the tour starting one hour later. In addition to confection and NuSUN varieties, the Hazelton location also has extensive herbicide demonstrations including Clearfield (IMI) Sunflower and Express (SU) tolerant sunflower. Other NSA Field Days scheduled are as follows:

Sunflower Field Day, Barnes County - Valley City, August 28, 2001 and Sunflower Field Day, North Central Research and Extension Center, Minot, September 18, 2001. Schedules and locations of all The NSA field days are posted on the NSA Website:


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