ST. CLOUD, Minn. — University of Minnesota Extension is offering four On-Farm Small Grain Field Days in Central and Southern MN in June and July to address small grain production issues, variety performance, and insect and disease pests.
These programs are designed to provide farmers and crop consultants the tools needed to make small grains a successful crop in their operation. This includes information on production agronomics, variety selection, disease identification, fungicide use, fertility, and economics. These programs are interactive and discussion based, featuring a tour of current research plots and discussion of on-farm experiences.
Dates, Locations, and Times are as follows:
Thursday, June 28, 2018 – Le Center, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lunch served at farm prior to the plot tour.
Ruth Hoef/Ron Pomiji Farm
20676 340th St., Le Center, MN
Thursday, June 28, 2018 – New Ulm, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Meal served following the tour.
2215 N. Garden St., New Ulm, MN
Friday, June 29, 2018 – Kimball, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lunch served at the Pearl Lake Lodge prior to plot tour
Dave Lochen Farm
Intersection of Cty Hwys 8 and 141 in Marty, MN
Monday, July 2, 2018 – Benson, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Lunch served following the tour.
Lee’s Seed Farm
670 50th Ave NE, Benson, MN
Presenters will vary by location and include Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota Extension Small Grain Specialist and Madeleine Smith, University of Minnesota Extension Small Grain Pathologist.
For more information or to receive a brochure contact Jared Goplen (320-589-1711 x2128 or firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jochum Wiersma (218-281-8629 or email@example.com).
— University of Minnesota Extension
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