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Row Crop Tour at Carrington REC on Sept. 3 (08/27/15)

This year’s event will have two parts: a one-hour tour beginning at 3:15 p.m. and the main tour at 4:30.

Row Crop Tour at Carrington Rec on Sept. 3

This year’s event will have two parts: a one-hour tour beginning at 3:15 p.m. and the main tour at 4:30.

The 3:15 p.m. tour will provide a review of current research and recommendations for managing white mold (Sclerotinia) in dry beans, soybeans, and sunflowers.

Topics for the 3:15 p.m. tour will include:

  • Balancing soybean plant populations and row spacing for white mold management and soybean yield
  • Irrigation management in fields where white mold is a constraint
  • Optimizing fungicide application timing
  • Prospects for improving fungicide coverage and white mold disease control through the use of drop nozzles

Topics for the 4:30 tour include:

  • Corn plant populations and nutrient management
  • Dry bean plant establishment and nutrient management
  • Soybean variety selection and planting dates
  • An overview of disease management in dry beans and soybeans, with an emphasis on white mold and soybean cyst nematode

Additional information about the tour is available from the Carrington center at

(701) 652-2951 or https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC.

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Greg Endres

Area Extension Specialist/Cropping Systems

NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center

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