Farmers, crop advisers and agricultural industry representatives can view field research trials and receive production recommendations on corn, dry edible beans and soybeans during row crop field tours scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 3, at the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center.
The event will have a one-hour tour beginning at 3:15 p.m. and the main tour at 4:30 p.m.
The first tour features a review of current research and recommendations for managing white mold (Sclerotinia) in dry beans, soybeans and sunflowers.
The 4:30 p.m. tour will include an overview of disease management in dry beans and soybeans, with an emphasis on white mold and soybeans cist nematode, as well as discussions on corn plant populations and nutrient management, dry bean plant establishment and nutrient management, and soybean variety selection and planting dates.
Scheduled tour speakers are NDSU Extension Service and research agronomists Greg Endres, Hans Kandel, Mike Ostlie and Blaine Schatz; and plant pathologists Michael Wunsch, Sam Markell, Michael Schaefer and Suanne Kallis.
A meal sponsored by associated North Dakota commodity organizations will follow the main tour.
Continuing education credits will be available for certified crop advisers participating in the event.
Additional information about the tour is available from the Carrington center at 701-652-2951 or https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC.
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