40th Annual Western Dakota Crops Day

Hettinger Armory, 1207 4th Ave S, Hettinger ND 58639


Field work at Hettinger REC


9:30 AM Registration- Coffee and doughnuts.  Free time to view exhibits and visit with Program Sponsors.

10:00  Early Bird Drawing and Opening Announcements

10:05 Crop Variety Updates and Highlights of Ongoing Regional Crop Production Research 

Caleb Dalley, Weed Scientist, NDSU Hettinger Research Extension Center.

  • Herbicide and weed control research update.

John Rickertsen, Research Agronomist, NDSU Hettinger Research Extension Center.

  • Variety updates and agronomy research.

11:00  Fall and Spring Strategies for Weed Control

Brian Jenks, Weed Scientist, NDSU North Central Research Extension Center

11:50  Adams County Commodity Elections

12:00  Lunch- Provided by Program Sponsors.  Free time to visit with sponsors.

1:00  NDAWN Weather Network

Cassidy Holth, Meteorologist and Research Specialist for NDAWN

1:45  Highlights of Ongoing Regional Crop Production Research (cont.)

Patrick Wagner, SDSU Extension Entomology Field Specialist, Rapid City, SD. 

  • Entomology Update, Sunflower Survey.

Chris Augustin, Director & Soil Scientist, NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center.

  • Acid Soil Management.

3:00  Conclusion- Drawing for door prizes, coffee and opportunity to visit with sponsors.


Thank You Sponsors!

Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce, AGT Foods, Agtegra, Calcium Products, CHS, Farm Credit Services of Mandan, Helena Chemical Company, Minn-Dak Growers, North Dakota Soybean Council, Proseed, Southwest Grain, Stone Mill LLC





Contact Information

Contact Information

John Rickertsen

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