BROOKINGS, S.D. — SDSU’s Southeast Research Farm will host its annual Fall Field Day on September 7, 2017 at the farm (29974 University Road, Beresford).
The farm is located six miles west of Beresford on Highway 46 and 2.75 south on University Road. Alternate routes are available due to road construction on University Road.
The Fall Field Day will have a field tour and presentations from SDSU Extension Personnel including; Tying It All Together: No-Till – Cover Crops – Grazing; Managing Forage under Drought; Calf Value Discovery at Beresford and Volga; Grain Market Overview; and Nitrogen Management in Oats.
Fall Field Day is free of charge and open to the public. No pre-registration is necessary.
9:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee
10 a.m. Tying It All Together: No-Till – Cover Crops – Grazing: Peter Sexton, SDSU Southeast Farm Supervisor, Brad Rops, SDSU Southeast Farm Operations Manager and Jack Davis, SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist;
10:40 a.m. Plot Tour – Cover Crops & Grazing: Peter Sexton, SDSU Southeast Farm Supervisor and Brad Rops, Southeast Farm Operations Manager;
11:45 a.m. Lunch provided by Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm Corporation
12:45 p.m. Grain Market Overview: Jack Davis, SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist;
1:15 p.m. Managing Feed and Forage under Drought Conditions: Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate;
1:45 p.m. Calf Value Discovery at Beresford and Volga: Julie Walker, Associate Professor & SDSU Extension Beef Specialist;
2:15 p.m. Nitrogen Management in Oats: First year results; David Karki, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist and Peter Sexton, SDSU Southeast Farm Supervisor;
2:40 p.m. Program concludes
The tour is presented collaboratively by the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at SDSU, SDSU Extension, College of Agricultural & Biological Sciences and the SESD Experiment Farm Corporation.
For more information on the Fall Field Day please call 605-563-2989 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to road construction on University Road please use alternate routes to reach the farm:
From East: I-29 Beresford exit 2.5 miles west on Highway 46; turn south (left) on Greenfield Road go three miles south, turn west (right) go three miles on 300th and turn north (right) on University Road 0.25 mile.
From west: Corner of Highway 46 and 19 turn south and go three miles to 300th Street; turn east (left) and go three miles; turn north (left) on University Road 0.25 mile.
— SDSU Extension
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