Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop Set for Feb. 9-10 in Fargo
The workshop is designed for those who advise farmers with crop production recommendations.
The Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop is scheduled for Feb. 9-10 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo.
The workshop is designed to provide in-depth discussion of selected topics for agricultural professionals to enhance their crop production recommendations for farmers.
The event is organized and conducted by the North Dakota State University Extension Service and University of Minnesota Extension.
Feb. 9 educational sessions are:
Alternate crop disease management
Microorganisms and cover crops
What’s emerging with corn stands?
Insect and disease issues
Utilizing Iowa experience to assist us with managing herbicide-resistant weeds
Also, the presentation “African and Asian small-scale farming: What can we learn?” will be given during lunch.
Feb. 10 educational sessions are:
Current and future farm financial challenges
Controlling herbicide-resistant weeds
Developing water issues facing agriculture
Split nitrogen application for corn and wheat
Preregistration is required. The workshop fee is $140 if received by Feb. 5, or $75 if attending one day. Late registration fees are $175 or $100 for one day. The fee includes three meals and refreshment breaks, and reference materials.
Certified crop advisers will have the opportunity to receive 11 continuing education units.
A brochure that contains workshop details, including a preregistration form, is at http://bit.ly/CarringtonRECworkshop. Electronic preregistration and credit card payment can be made at http://.tinyurl.com/CRECstore.
For more information, contact Greg Endres at the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center at (701) 652-2951 or Phillip Glogoza, Minnesota Extension Service in Moorhead, at (218) 236-2008.