ISSUE 3   May 24, 2007

CROP MANAGEMENT FIELD SCHOOL SCHEDULED JUNE 21 AT CARRINGTON

A crop management field school will be offered Thursday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the North Dakota State University Carrington Research Extension Center. The event’s targeted audience is crop advisers. The school will provide hands-on training on crop, pest and soil management using field research and demonstration plots.

Sessions include:

  • Weed identification - identify more than 60 living weed exhibits and review their biology and control
  • Herbicide mode-of-action - identify herbicide classes by examining crop and weed injury symptoms
  • Wheat disease management - review disease forecasting and fungicide use strategies
  • Insect management - review of current insect concerns in oilseed and grass crops
  • Corn - plant nutrition and tillage systems
  • Soil - using soil factors to efficiently manage crops
  • For further details and preregistration information, contact the Carrington center at (701) 652-2951 or go to www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/carringt/.

    A completed preregistration form and $50 fee is requested by June 18 ($75 after June 18). A total of 50 participants will be accepted on a first-come/first-served basis. Continuing education units for CCA’s include 4.5 integrated pest management, 1 soil and water and 0.5 nutrient management.


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