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NDSU Crop Management Field School Scheduled for June 25 at Carrington

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

A crop management field school will be offered Thursday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the North Dakota State University Carrington Research Extension Center.

The school is for crop advisers, but the program also will be beneficial for farmers. The school will provide hands-on training on crop, pest and soil management using field research and demonstration plots.

Specific field sessions include:

  • Weed identification - identify more than 60 living weed exhibits and review biology and control
  • Herbicide mode of action - identify herbicide classes by examining crop and weed injury symptoms
  • Wheat disease management - review disease forecasting and fungicide use strategies
  • Insect management - review current insect concerns
  • Update on strategies for use of nitrogen fertilizer
  • Row crop tillage systems and plant nutrition

For further details and preregistration information, contact the Carrington center at (701) 652-2951 or go to http://www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/carringt/. A completed preregistration form and $50 fee is requested by June 22 ($75 after June 22).

A total of 50 participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Certified crop advisers participating in the event will receive 4.5 integrated pest management, 0.5 soil and water management and 1 nutrient management continuing education units.


NDSU Agriculture Communication

Source:Greg Endres, (701) 652-2951, gregory.endres@ndsu.edu
Editor:Rich Mattern, (701) 231-6136, richard.mattern@ndsu.edu
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