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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
8:45am to 11:30am
Oakes Irrigation Research Site Field Tour (Special Events)

"This field day will provide us the opportunity to present new research-based information to producers and showcase research projects being conducted at Oakes," says Blaine Schatz, director and research agronomist at the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center.

The approximately 20-acre site, which is 4.5 miles south of Oakes on North Dakota Highway 1, is associated with the Carrington center.

The field day will begin with refreshments at 8:45 a.m. The tour will run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Topics that will be covered and the presenters are:

* Corn plant development this season and a review of the new nitrogen fertilizer recommendations - Joel Ransom, NDSU Extension agronomist

* Updates on managing white mold (sclerotinia) disease in dry bean and soybean - Michael Wunsch, Carrington center plant pathologist

* Highlights of soybean production research and recommendations - Greg Endres, Carrington center Extension agronomist

* Impact of residue removal and nitrogen fertility in strip-till corn - Endres and Mike Ostlie, Carrington center research agronomist

* Resistant-weed management in soybean and corn - Ostlie

* Sulfur fertility research in corn - Jasper Teboh, Carrington center soil scientist

* Results and experiences from a regional energy/industrial beet project - Schatz

Tour participants also will have the opportunity to review the site's irrigated corn hybrid and soybean performance tests.

More information...
Location: 4.5 miles south of Oakes on North Dakota Highway 1, is associated with the Carrington center
Price: FREE
Contact: Blaine Schatz
(701) 652-2951

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