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Langdon Research Extension Center to host annual field day on July 18

Pea and canola production, canola disease management and carbon credits for farmers are a few of the featured topics at the NDSU Langdon Research Extension Center annual field day on July 18.

North Dakota State University’s Langdon Research Extension Center, in cooperation with the Northern Canola Growers Association (NCGA) will host its annual field day on July 18.

“Local growers will receive the most up-to-date information regarding the challenges faced by farmers in northeastern North Dakota,” says Randy Mehlhoff, the center’s director.

The field day begins at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts. The field tours will depart at 8:45 a.m.

LREC field day topics and speakers are:

  • Pea and canola production in northeast North Dakota - Bryan Hanson, research agronomist
  • Insect update on all crops including canola - Anitha Chirumamilla, Extension cropping systems specialist
  • Canola disease management update - Venkat Chapara, research plant pathologist
  • Soil salinity and sodicity thresholds of annual crops - Naeem Kalwar, Extension soil health specialist
  • Carbon credits for farmers: “Will this affect me?” - Dave Ripplinger, associate professor and Extension bioproducts/bioenergy specialist
  • NDSU hard red spring wheat breeding update: New superior varieties for our region - Andrew Green, associate professor and hard red spring wheat breeder
  • NDSU woody plants breeding program update - Todd West, professor and woody plants breeder
  • Herbicide symptomology - Joe Ikley, assistant professor and Extension weed specialist
  • Prevent plant acres - Cavalier County Farm Service Agency (FSA)

A noon lunch sponsored by the NCGA will follow the tour.

The Langdon Research Extension Center is located at 9280 107th Ave NE, Langdon, North Dakota. For more information, visit ndsu.ag/lrec-field-day.

NDSU Agriculture Communication – June 28, 2024

Source: Randy Mehlhoff, 701-256-2582, randall.mehlhoff@ndsu.edu

Editor: Elizabeth Cronin, 701-231-7006, elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu

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