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Dickinson Research Extension Center Field Day Set for July 10

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Participants at a past DREC field day tour learn about research being conducted at the center. (NDSU Photo) Participants at a past DREC field day tour learn about research being conducted at the center. (NDSU Photo)
Extension specialists will present on a variety of agronomy topics.

Weed management will be among the topics presented during the annual summer field day July 10 at North Dakota State University’s Dickinson Research Extension Center (DREC).

The program begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. at the center’s headquarters in Dickinson.

Field day topics and presenters are:

  • Acidic soils, what are the options - Chris Augustin, NDSU Extension soil health specialist at the North Central Research Extension Center (NCREC) and Ryan Buetow, Extension cropping system specialist, DREC
  • Potassium management in western North Dakota – John Breker, Agvise Laboratories, Inc. soil scientist
  • North Dakota’s beneficial insects and pollinators – Travis Prochaska, Extension cropping systems specialist, NCREC
  • Weed management update – Joe Ikley, NDSU Extension weed specialist
  • Precision weed management – John Nowatzki, NDSU Extension ag machines specialist

There also will be a cereal production workshop after the field day from 1-3 p.m.

Ryan Buetow, along with Andrew Friskop, Extension plant pathologist and Joel Ransom, Extension agronomist, will cover production and disease management of small grains. Producers also will be able to view weeds and talk with presenters at a weed identification table.

For more information about the field day, contact Buetow, who is coordinating the event, at 701-456-1106 or ryan.buetow@ndsu.edu.


NDSU Ag Communication - June 14, 2019

Source:Ryan Buetow, 701-456-1106, ryan.buetow@ndsu.edu
Editor:Kelli Anderson, 701-231-6136, kelli.c.anderson@ndsu.edu
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