Oakes Irrigation Research Site Field Day
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.
Requests for accommodations related to disability should be made to the event contact person at least two weeks in advance of the event.