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Crop Management Field School Set for June 19 at Carrington (05/23/19)

North Dakota State University Extension's annual crop management field school will be Wednesday, June 19, starting at 9 a.m. at the Carrington REC.

North Dakota State University Extension's annual crop management field school will be Wednesday, June 19, starting at 9 a.m. at the Carrington REC. The school will provide updates on crop, pest and soil management recommendations using hands-on training in field demonstration plots and research trials.

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Field sessions include:

* Weed identification - identify about 60 living weed exhibits, and receive brief reviews on selected weed biology and control

* Herbicide site-of-action - identify herbicide classes by examining crop and weed injury symptoms

* Late-season small grain disease management - review crop stages and disease identification, plus most effective use of fungicides to protect wheat seed yield and quality

* Improving soil productivity - dig in the soil and have audience interaction to learn about soil health

* Weed management - view selected research trials to discuss weed control issues

Preregistration is required, and 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 will receive five continuing education units in crop pest, and soil and water management. For more details and preregistration information, visit http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC/ or contact the CREC at 701-652-2951.

 

Greg Endres

Extension Cropping Systems Specialist

NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center

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