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North Central Research Extension Center to hold field day

The event includes a pest clinic, hay judging contest, plant root demonstration and field tour.

North Dakota State University’s North Central Research Extension Center (NCREC) will host its annual field day tour on Wednesday, July 20. The center is located 1 mile south of Minot on Highway 83 S.

The event will start at 8:30 a.m. with a pest clinic featuring weed, insect and plant disease specimens. Other events prior to the start of the tour will be a hay judging contest, plant root demonstration and pulse crop nutrition booth.

The field tour component will feature these topics and speakers:

  • NDSU hard red spring wheat breeding – Andrew Green, NDSU spring wheat breeder
  • Weed control updates – Brian Jenks, NCREC weed scientist; Joe Ikley, NDSU Extension weed specialist
  • Cool/warm season mixtures for forage production – James Rogers, Extension forage crop production specialist at the NCREC
  • Interseeding corn and alfalfa – Austin Kraklau, NCREC research specialist
  • Microbiome and biological products – Barney Geddes, NDSU Department of Microbiological Sciences assistant professor
  • Soybean insects – TJ Prochaska, Extension crop protection specialist at the NCREC
  • Soil Health – Leo Bortolon, Extension cropping systems specialist at the NCREC; Ryan Buetow, Extension cropping systems specialist at the Dickinson Research Extension Center; Rogers

A noon meal will be served following the tour.

Visit www.ndsu.edu/agriculture/ag-hub/events/2022-north-central-research-extension-center-field-days for more information.

NDSU Agriculture Communication – June 30, 2022

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

Editor: Elizabeth Cronin, 701231-5391, elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu

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