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NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center Holding Virtual Row Crop Program

Prerecorded videos will be available Aug. 27.

North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC) is holding its annual row crop program virtually this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“This format will allow us to meet the objectives of our tour by providing updates on the center’s corn, dry bean, soybean and sunflower research and recommendations for farmers and crop advisers,” says Greg Endres, Extension cropping systems specialist at the center. “Ag audiences will be able to watch the videos at a time convenient for their schedules.”

Prerecorded videos will be available Aug. 27. The videos can be viewed at https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC/videos.

Topics and NDSU speakers for this year’s program are:

  • Incorporating cover crops into corn - Mike Ostlie, CREC research agronomist
  • Impact of nitrogen fertilizer rates on corn and dollar return in low- and high-yield environments - Jasper Teboh, CREC soil scientist
  • Dry bean breeding program and variety review - Juan Osorno, dry bean breeder
  • Black, navy and pinto bean plant populations and row spacings - Endres
  • Pollinator potential impact on dry beans - Savannah Adams, graduate student
  • Optimizing fungicide spray droplet size for improved management of white mold in dry beans - Michael Wunsch, CREC plant pathologist
  • Soybean cyst nematode considerations for dry beans and soybeans - Sam Markell, Extension plant pathologist
  • Considerations for soybean variety selection - Hans Kandel, Extension agronomist
  • Prospects for managing Sclerotinia head rot in sunflowers - Wunsch
  • Susceptibility of sunflowers to Sclerotinia head rot relative to growth stage - Wunsch

Agriculture Communication - Aug. 20, 2020

Source:Greg Endres, 701-652-2951, gregory.endres@ndsu.edu
Editor:Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391, ellen.crawford@ndsu.edu
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