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NDSU Oakes Irrigation Research Site field day set for Aug. 3

Topics include potato breeding, soybean disease management, dry bean variety updates and spray quality for herbicide applications.

North Dakota State University’s Oakes Irrigation Research Site will host its annual field day Thursday, Aug. 3. Field day participants will tour the site and learn about select research being conducted this season.

The tour begins at 9 a.m. with a groundbreaking ceremony for a headquarters building following the tour at 11:15 a.m.

Field day topics include:

  • Potato breeding and new variety update
  • Soybean foliar disease concerns
  • White mold management in soybeans
  • Dry bean variety update
  • Spray quality for herbicide applications

A free lunch for attendees will follow the tour and groundbreaking.

The Oakes Irrigation Research Site is a substation of the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center. It is located 4.5 miles south of Oakes on U.S. Highway 1 S.

For more information, visit ndsu.ag/oakes-field-day or contact Mike Ostlie at 218-791-8912 or mike.ostlie@ndsu.edu.

NDSU Agriculture Communication – July 21, 2023

Source: Myrna Friedt, 701-652-2951, myrna.friedt@ndsu.edu

Editor: Elizabeth Cronin, 701-231-7881, elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu

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