NDSU Crop and Pest Report


ISSUE 6   June 10, 2004


The crop management field school will be offered Thursday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 4:45 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, crop pest and soil management using field research and demonstration plots. Specific field sessions include weed identification; herbicide mode-of-action diagnosis; soybean aphid and other insect management updates; small grain and soybean disease management; crop and soil impact with no-till; and supplying nitrogen to soybean.

For further details and preregistration information, contact the Carrington center at (701)652-2951 or see the website at:

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

A completed preregistration form and $50 fee is requested by June 14 ($75 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 4.5 IPM, 0.5 soil and water management, 0.5 crop management, and 0.5 nutrient management continuing education units.

Greg Endres
Extension Area Agronomist



The MN Field School for agricultural professionals offers two days of hands-on learning for pest ID and control, and production management for this regions major crops. The school offers training in weed ID, weed management, soil properties and crop production, crop diagnostics, and entomology. The school will be held at Crookston, MN July 13-14 at the Northwest Research and Outreach Center. The school is held from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm each day with sign in beginning at 8:00 am. Registration is $375 for individuals and deadline for registration is July 7. Registration form can be found at: http://iap.umn.edu  or call 612 625-2778. A total of 12 CEU will be offered.

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