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2024 Best of the Best

2024BEST OF THE BEST IN WHEAT AND SOYBEAN RESEARCH

The North Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota Extension, along with the MN Association of Wheat Growers, MN Wheat Research & Promotion Council, MN Soybean Research & Promotion Council, ND Soybean Council, ND Grain Growers Association, and ND Wheat Commission have joined together to present producers with current research information. In this workshop growers will have the opportunity to learn from researchers and extension specialists. Meetings are free. Pre-registration is requested. To register call (218) 253-4311, ext 4 or register by filling out the registration form online.

Wednesday, February 7, 2024ALERUS CENTER, GRAND FORKS

Thursday, February 8, 2024COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT, MOORHEAD

PROGRAM

8:00 a.m. – Registration

8:20 a.m. – Welcome

8:30 a.m. – Wheat Disease Management for Eastern ND and Western MN – Dr. Andrew Friskop, NDSU Extension, Fargo

9:00 a.m. – Pigweed Control (Grand Forks only) – Dr. Debalin Sarangi, U of M Extension, St. Paul

Herbicide Resistance & Pigweed Control (Moorhead only) – Dr. Joe Ikley, NDSU Extension, Fargo

9:30 a.m. – Spring Wheat Variety Selection and Management for High Yield & High Quality – Dr. Claire Keene, NDSU Extension, Fargo

10:10 a.m. – Fighting Phytophthora: Combatting Soybean Disease in the Great Plains – Wade Webster, NDSU Extension, Fargo

10:55 a.m. – Field-scale Analysis of On-Combine Protein Mapping in Spring Wheat – Melissa Carlson, MN Wheat Research & Promotion Council

11:15 a.m. – Managing Nitrogen in ND and Western MN – Dr. Dave Franzen, NDSU Extension, Fargo

11:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Lunch and Hands on Demonstrations

Lunch Speaker – Ag Equipment Prices & Questions – Bryon Parman, NDSU, Fargo

2:05 p.m. – Commodity Market Update – Dr. Frayne Olson, NDSU Extension, Fargo

2:50 p.m. – Closing Q & A

3:00 p.m. – Adjourn

HANDS ON DEMONSTRATIONS

  • Roots So Deep – Dr. Angie Peltier, U of MN Extension, Crookston
  • Insect Defoliators – Patrick Beauzay & Dr. Jan Knodel, NDSU Extension, Fargo
  • Soil Salinity Effects on Wheat & Soybean – Naeem Kalwar, NDSU Extension, Langdon
  • IDC Ratings in Soybean – Carrie Miranda, NDSU, Fargo
  • Pigweed ID – Dr. Debalin Sarangi & Navjot Sinhgh, U of MN Extension, St. Paul

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