Isanti Soil & Water Conservation District

Corn & Soybean Workshop

Category
Event / Outreach
Date
2019-03-05 08:30
Venue
Pine City American Legion 525 N Main St on Old Hwy 61
Telephone
800-657-3813
Email
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The University of Minnesota Extension is pleased to announce the Corn & Soybean Crop Update Workshop for area Crop Producers on Tuesday, March 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pine City American Legion Heath Perkins Post 51 in Pine City, MN. The American Legion is located at 525 N. Main St. on Old Hwy #61 north of the fairgrounds in Pine City. Registration is now open online at http://z.umn.edu/pine-crops-day.

Farmers and agricultural professionals are invited to learn the latest corn and soybean management strategies from experts in the field.

By attending, you will learn about:

  • An update on weed control for corn and soybeans along with the management of waterhemp and other emerging weeds by David Nicolai, U of M Extension-Crops
  • Urea in crop production: Increasing efficiency with additives, placement and time of application for East Central Minnesota by Jared Spackman, U of M Soil Scientist
  • Crop insurance options update for 2019 – by Amy Kramer, Insurance Training Specialist, Compeer Financial.
  • Soybean white mold biology and management strategies for East Central Minnesota—What to consider in 2019 and beyond by Dr. James Kurle, U of M Plant Pathologist
  • Integrating cover crop into a conventional corn-soybean rotation in East Central Minnesota agriculture: A Farmer’s Perspective by Ryan Clark, Mn Dept. of Ag and Jason Zastera, fifth generation farmer at Pine View Farms
  • Changing soil pH and what options are available in East Central MN by Troy Salzer, U of M Extension Educator, Carlton County

Join us for the latest in Integrated pest management and crop management. As an agricultural producer, keeping up with new crop production challenges is a top priority. This workshop provides research-based knowledge and field-tested solutions that will help farmers in 2019.

Presentations and discussions will allow attendees to visit with experienced University researchers to discuss topics of interest or concerns in this area.

Registration begins at 8:30 am and the program begins at 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Coffee, cookies and lunch are included at the meeting.   Fee: $10 payable at the door to cover meal and program costs.

Participants are encouraged to register online at z.umn.edu/pine-crops-day in order to assist with meal and program planning; or call the Pine County Extension Office at 800-657-3813 or e-mail the office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

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Source: Dave Nicolai, Extension Educator, Crops, UMN Extension and Terry Salmela, Pine County Extension office

 
 

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