Title

2022 Dickinson REC Agronomy Field Day

Date(s)
- MST
Location
Location:
Dickinson Research Extension Center, Dickinson, ND
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The program begins with registration and weed and insect identification at 8:00 a.m. (MST) at the center’s headquarters in Dickinson and following with a lunch provided by the Dickinson Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee at noon.  After the lunch we will have a horticulture tour.

 Field day topics and presenters are:

  • Weed and Insect Identification
    • Joe Ikley, NDSU Extension Weed Specialist, Fargo
    • TJ Prochaska, NDSU Extension Crop Protection Specialist, Minot NCREC
  • Introduction to the Dickinson REC (8:45)
    • Dr. Chris Augustin, NDSU Soil Scientist and Director of DREC
  • Small grain diseases to out for in 2022
    • Andrew Friskop, NDSU Extension Plant Pathologist, Fargo
  • NDSU wheat breeding program & traits to look out for
    • Andrew Green, NDSU Wheat Breeder, Fargo
  • NDSU Dickinson REC agronomy projects & soil pH overview
    • Ryan Buetow, NDSU Extension Cropping Specialist, DREC
  • Grain bin safety
    • Angie Johnson, NDSU Farm and Ranch Safety Coordinator, Fargo
  • Rhizobia and nitrogen fixation
    • Barney Geddes, NDSU Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Fargo
  • On-farm research and untrapped potential
    • Leo Bortolon, NDSU Extension Cropping Systems Specialist, Minot NCREC
  • Market Update
    • Frayne Olson, NDSU Extension Crop Economist, Fargo

 Certified Crop Advisor CEU Credits have been applied for,          

There will be a horticulture tour after lunch.  Presenters and topics of the Horticulture tour are: hops variety trials, soil testing, pollinator garden, and rehoming established trees.

  • Tom Kalb, NDSU Extension Horticulture Specialist, Fargo
  • TJ Prochaska, NDSU Extension Crop Protection Specialist, Minot NCREC
  • Blake Johnson, City of Dickinson Forester
  • Jon Sticka, Temporary Farming-Machinery
  • Chris Augustin, NDSU Soil Scientist and Director of DREC

For more information about the field day, contact Buetow, who is coordinating the event, at 701-456-1106 or ryan.buetow@ndsu.edu.

Contact Information

Contact Information

Ryan Buetow

Requests for accommodations related to disability should be made to the event contact person at least two weeks in advance of the event.