NDSU Crop and Pest Report

INTRODUCTION


ISSUE 2  May 9, 2002

 

CROP MANAGEMENT FIELD SCHOOL SCHEDULED JUNE 20 AT CARRINGTON

A crop management field school will be offered on Thursday, June 20 at the North Dakota State University Carrington Research Extension Center. The targeted audience is crop advisers but farmers also are welcome. The school will provide hands-on training on crop pest and soil management using field research trials and demonstration plots. Specific field sessions include weed identification, herbicide mode-of-action diagnosis, evaluation of herbicide performance, soybean aphid and sunflower insect updates, fungicide strategies for small grain and canola disease, and nitrogen management in bean and oilseed crops.

The school is organized and conducted by the NDSU Extension Service. For further details and preregistration information, contact the Carrington Center- telephone: 701- 652-2951, e-mail: gregory.endres@ndsu.nodak.edu , or website:

http://www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/carringt/events.htm 

A completed preregistration form and $50 fee is requested by June 14 ($60 after June 14). A total of 60 participants will be accepted on a first-come/first-serve basis. An application is being submitted to the Certified Crop Adviser program to provide participants with continuing education units including six IPM and one nutrient management.

 


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