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Agronomy Educational Resources (04/30/20)

Controlled Drainage Video, NDSU Extension Dry Bean Production videos, NDSU Extension Soybean Production Videos

Controlled Drainage Video

Every spring NDSU Extension organizes a tile drainage design workshop. As a resource, a video with educational talk  is providing information about controlled drainage, control boxes, and how water table control can be utilized in an agricultural field.

Additional drainage water management training videos can be found at the transforming drainage web site. A great explanation about controlled drainage system design is provided by Gary Sands, Extension engineer, University of Minnesota.


NDSU Extension Dry Bean Production videos

Dry edible bean producers and crop advisers have an opportunity to learn about North Dakota State University’s current production research and recommendations from Extension's Getting-it-Right in Dry Bean Production webinar video’s. The six presentations have been posted on the Carrington Research Extension Center website.

The topics available are:

Hans Kandel: Market type and variety selection

Greg Endres: Plant establishment factors, row spacing, populations, planting date, tillage systems, and ground rolling.

Dave Franzen: Plant nutrition: Field selection; N, P, K, S and Zn; fertilizer application timing and placement.

Sam Markell: Plant protection: Disease management including rust, bacterial blights and white mold (Sclerotinia).

Joe Ikley: Weed management including Palmer amaranth and soil-applied herbicides.

Frayne Olson: Dry bean marketing.

NDSU Extension Soybean Production Videos

North Dakota State University Extension faculty discussed past soybean research conducted in North Dakota and the outlook and production issues for 2020. The videos provide information about all the major production decisions, which have to be made in order to grow a soybean crop.

Western Soybean School: Getting it Right webinar.

Chris Augustin: Soybean fertility and soil interactions.

Greg Endres: Soybean overview-planting to harvest.

Sam Markell: Soybean disease diagnostic series review.

TJ Prochaska: Insects in soybean, what to look for.

Joe Ikley: Learning from the east, weed management in soybean.


Hans Kandel

Extension Agronomist Broadleaf Crops


 Greg Endres

Extension Cropping Systems Specialist

NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center

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