ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Learn about the latest nitrogen management and water quality research at the 8th annual Nitrogen: Minnesota’s Grand Challenge and Compelling Opportunity Conference. The conference will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, in St. Cloud and will also be available online.
In-person attendance will be limited to 100 people, with a fee of $20 payable at the time of registration. Lunch is provided for in-person attendees.
Virtual attendance is unlimited and free but registration is required.
This conference is organized by U of M Extension and the Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center (MAWRC). It offers continuing education credits (CEUs) in soil and water and nutrient management for Certified Crop Advisors (CCAs).
- Combining 4R nutrient stewardship with intensive agronomics to improve corn systems – Dr. Jeff Coulter, Univ. of Minnesota
- Integration of irrigation and nitrogen management for optimum corn production and reduced nitrate leaching in Minnesota – Vasu Sharma, Univ. of Minnesota
- Nitrogen management under different soil drainage conditions – Fabian Fernandez, Univ. of Minnesota
- On-Farm Nitrogen trial results from 2018-2020 AFREC funded research – Matt Wiebers, CropCentric
- The MRTN database and university nitrogen rate guidelines – Dan Kaiser, Univ. of Minnesota
- Balancing the MRTN approach with environmental outcomes – Newell Kitchen, USDA-ARS/Univ. of Missouri
- Reducing nitrous oxide from corn and soy systems with designed microbial communities – Alexander Frie, Univ. of Minnesota
- Vegetative buffers of intercropped kura clover – John Baker, USDA-ARS/Univ. of Minnesota
- On-farm monitoring of nitrate from tiled fields – Tim Radatz, Discovery Farms
- Current status, opportunities and challenges of cropping system diversification – Jeff Strock, Univ. of Minnesota
— University of Minnesota Extension