Michael Wunsch addresses people sitting on two trailers, near research plots on a sunny afternoon.
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Greg Endres

Row Crop Tour Set for August 31

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Farmers, crop advisers and agricultural industry representatives are invited to view field research trials and receive production recommendations on corn, soybean and dry bean during the annual row crop field tour on Thursday, August 31, at NDSU’s Carrington Research Extension Center.

Registration begins at 4 p.m. with educational exhibits and refreshments. The tour begins promptly at 4:30 and includes:

  • Field and silage corn updates
  • Dry bean variety performance
  • Rhizobia bacteria for nitrogen production with soybean and dry bean
  • White mold management in soybean and dry bean
  • Cover crop management in soybean and dry bean

Tour speakers include NDSU agronomists Greg Endres, Mike Ostlie and Kristin Simons; NDSU plant pathologists Michael Wunsch and Sam Markell; NDSU dry bean breeder Juan Osorno; and NDSU microbiologist Barney Geddes.

A supper will follow the tour sponsored by North Dakota commodity organizations.

Continuing education credits in crop and pest management will be available for certified crop advisers participating in the event.

For more information about the tour, visit or call the Carrington center at 701-652-2951.

Greg Endres
Extension Cropping Systems Specialist