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Durum Day at CREC on June 29

Topics that will be covered include variety performance, plant nutrition and disease management.

Producers and crop advisers have an opportunity to learn more about durum during a Durum Day on June 29 at North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC).

The program will run from 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“The objective of the event is to provide updates on durum production, grain quality and markets for established as well as potential durum growers,” says Greg Endres, NDSU Extension cropping systems specialist at the CREC.

The CREC developed this program in cooperation with Dakota Growers Pasta/8th Ave.

The event’s agenda includes presentations by NDSU and industry representatives during field tours of research trials. The event also includes a sponsored noon lunch.

Durum topics include:

  • Variety performance
  • Plant nutrition
  • Disease management
  • Grain quality and impact on pasta quality
  • Market outlook
  • Pasta industry insights and impact on farmers

For more information about the event, contact Dakota Growers Pasta/8th Ave (cole.hanson@8ave.com or 701-652-4804) or the CREC (https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC or 701-652-2951).

NDSU Agriculture Communication - June 18, 2021

Source: Greg Endres, 701-652-2951, gregory.endres@ndsu.edu

Editor: Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391, ellen.crawford@ndsu.edu

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