Oakes Irrigation Research Site Field Day

9251 Highway 1 North, Oakes, ND

Several topics will be covered during this year’s field day at the North Dakota State University Oakes Irrigation Research Site -- Robert Titus Research Farm.

  • Potato breeding and new variety information - Asunta (Susie) Thompson, NDSU Extension potato breeder
  • Dry bean varieties - Kristin Simons, Carrington REC agronomist
  • Soybean foliar disease concerns - Richard (Wade) Webster, NDSU Extension soybean pathologist
  • White mold management in soybeans - Michael Wunsch, Carrington REC plant pathologist
  • Spray quality for herbicide applications - Rob Proulx, NDSU Extension ag tech systems specialist

A ground breaking ceremony will be held to begin construction on a new headquarters building for the Oakes site. The new mixed-use space will contain offices, labs, community conference space, and an adjoining shop. This facility will enhance research capabilities, improve working conditions, and provide better service to south-central North Dakota..

The approximately 40-acre site, which is 4.5 miles south of Oakes on North Dakota Highway 1, is a substation of the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC).

The field day will begin at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be served following the tour.

Contact Information

Contact Information

Linda Schuster

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