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Crop Management Tour - July 7


Fri, Jun 24th, 2011
Posted in Agriculture

Extension Notes

By Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston counties

The Crop Management 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 at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, July 7, 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; Liberty Link© Soybeans − Are We There Yet? Lisa Behnken & Ryan Miller, Extension Educators, Fritz Breitenbach, IPM Specialist; You Are Now Entering the "Interface" Zone, Identify the yield impacts of herbicide application at the interface zone of RR/GT/LL corn adjacent to RR/GT or Liberty Link© Soybeans, Adam Hazel & Molly Kuisle, Ag Interns; What's New in the Herbicide World? Pyroxasulfone: Anthem©, Zidua©, Fierce©, Kixor© Programs: Sharpen©, Verdict©, OpTill© Capreno©, Lisa Behnken & Ryan Miller, Extension Educators, Fritz Breitenbach, IPM Specialist; Poster Presentations: Fungicide Use in Alfalfa − Year 1; +Crown Rust Control in Oats − Year 3

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