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Central Dakota Ag Day at CREC on December 17





The second annual Central Dakota Ag Day will be conducted on Thursday, December 17 at the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC). Thirty-one half-hour concurrent sessions will be offered in agronomy, ag economics, animal science and horticulture. In addition, event participants can attend an hour general session titled ‘Climate change/ND weather forecast’.

As examples of concurrent session offerings, the following are agronomy topics to be presented:

  • Will S (sulfur) make $?
  • Summary of corn emergence and yield study
  • Alternative specialty oil and legume crop production updates
  • Conventional vs. Roundup Ready soybean
  • Soil salinity management
  • Vegetative options for saline soils
  • Rainfall simulator demonstration
  • Live weed identification
  • Herbicide-resistant weed management
  • Herbicide spray adjuvants
  • Sprayer cleanout and temperature inversion effects on sprayer drift

The event begins with coffee and doughnuts at 9:30 a.m. Educational sessions start at 10 a.m. Lunch will be provided. Ag industry booths also will be available for viewing. Continuing education credits will be available for CCAs.

Central Dakota Ag Day is sponsored by the NDSU Extension Service and Agricultural Improvement Associations in Foster, Eddy, Wells, Griggs, Sheridan and Stutsman counties.

For program details, look in the ‘Events’ section of the CREC homepage: or contact the county Extension offices or CREC.

Area Extension Agronomist 

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