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Crop management tour

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Jun 29th, 2012
Posted in All Agriculture

The 2012 Crop Management Tour will be held at the University Center, Rochester, on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 am. The tour will provide research-based information for crop producers, crop consultants, agribusiness staff, farm managers, government agency personnel, and anyone involved in agricultural crop production.

The first wagon tour will leave at 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning, July 10 with additional wagons departing as they fill. Field trials are signed, and visitors are welcome to view trials not discussed during the tour. Visitors are also invited to return and view trials on a later date to monitor changes. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. There is no charge for attending this event.

DIRECTIONS TO UNIVERSITY CENTER, ROCHESTER: Field plots are located directly east of University Center, Rochester, at the intersection of Hwy. 14 and Co. Rd. 22 (E. Circle Drive).

The topics and speakers you will hear include: Southern Minnesota Corn and Soybean Weed Management Trials, Jeff Gunsolus, Extension Weed Specialist, UM Agronomy and Plant Genetics, Lisa Behnken, Extension Educator, and Fritz Breitenbach, IPM Specialist; Technology in Spraying, Dave Nicolai, Extension Educator, Crops & Institute for Ag Professionals Coordinator; Fertilizer Trials in MN-Focus on Corn & Soybean Micro Nutrient Trials in So. MN, Daniel Kaiser, Extension Soil Scientist, Nutrient Management; and Alfalfa Pests and Pest Management Opportunities-Insects and Disease, Ryan Miller, Extension Educator, Crops.

Visit the SROC website for more information on events at to inform you of upcoming events electronically, and reduce mailing costs, please send an email to In the subject of your email, simply write: Please add me to the SROC events listserve.

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