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NDSU Crop Management Field School Set for June 14


North Dakota State University Extension’s annual crop management field school will be offered Thursday, June 14, starting at 9 a.m. at the Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC).

The school will provide updates on crop, pest and soil management recommendations using hands-on training in field research and demonstration plots.


The program is designed for crop advisers, but it also will be beneficial for farmers.

Field sessions include:

  • Weed identification - identify about 60 living weed exhibits, plus receive brief reviews on selected weed biology and control
  • Herbicide site-of-action - identify herbicide classes by examining crop and weed injury symptoms
  • Cover crops - review trials and results with small-grain and row crops
  • Measuring soil quality - review field tools and tests
  • Late-season wheat management - review strategies for disease control and plant nutrition
  • POST soybean herbicides - examine the balance between crop injury and weed control

School instructors include NDSU agronomists and crop specialists Ezra Aberle, Ryan Buetow, Greg Endres, Mike Ostlie, Tom Peters, and Joel Ransom; and soil health researcher Caley Gasch.

Preregistration is required. A total of 50 participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants will receive reference materials, refreshments and a noon meal. Certified crop advisers participating in the event will receive 5 continuing education units in crop, pest, and soil and water management.

For more details and preregistration information, visit or contact the CREC at 701-652-2951. A completed preregistration form and $100 fee is required by June 11.


Greg Endres
Extension Agronomy Specialist

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