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North Central Research Extension Center to Hold Field Day

Acid soil management, canola insect pests and pulse crop breeding are among the topics that will be discussed.

North Dakota State University’s North Central Research Extension Center will hold an in-person field day tour on Wednesday, July 21, at the center, which is one mile south of Minot on U.S. Highway 83.

The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. Central time with a pest clinic and sun safety/skin screening clinic.

The crop tour starts at 9 a.m. NDSU researchers will highlight their work. Topics will include:

  • Acid soil management
  • Canola insect pests
  • Early season planting demonstration
  • Pulse crops breeding
  • Precision agriculture techniques for rock picking
  • Weed management in corn and soybeans
  • Weed resistance and Palmer amaranth

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the center’s new seed conditioning facility will be held at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch. The Northern Pulse Growers Association and Northern Canola Growers Association are partial sponsors of the lunch.

For more information about the field day, contact Shana Forster at 701-857-7679 or shana.forster@ndsu.edu.

NDSU Agriculture Communication

Source: Shana Forster, 701-857-7679, shana.forster@ndsu.edu

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



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