ISSUE 3 May 15, 2003
CROP MANAGEMENT FIELD SCHOOL
A crop management field school will be offered Thursday, June 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the North Dakota State University Carrington Research Extension Center. The eventís targeted audience is crop advisers. The school is organized and conducted by the NDSU Extension Service.
The school will provide hands-on training on crop, pest and soil management using field research and demonstration plots. Specific field sessions include weed identification; herbicide mode-of-action diagnosis; corn, soybean, and sunflower insect updates; wheat and soybean disease management; corn growth stages and management strategies; and soil properties and management opportunities.
For further details and preregistration information, contact the Carrington center at (701)652-2951, e-mail email@example.com, or check the website
A completed preregistration form and $50 fee is requested by June 13 ($60 after June 14). A total of 50 participants will be accepted on a first-come basis. An application is being submitted to the Certified Crop Adviser program to provide participants with 4 IPM, 1 soil and water management, 0.5 crop management, and 0.5 nutrient management continuing education units.