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Becker irrigation and nutrient management field day

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Date

Add to Calendar 2022-08-31 16:00:00 2022-08-31 19:30:00 Becker irrigation and nutrient management field day The Becker Irrigation and Nutrient Management Field Day is being hosted at the Sand Plains Research Farm on August 31st from 4 - 7:30 pm. Boxed dinner will be provided. Registration is free! Presentations topics will include: Effects of irrigation and nitrogen on corn yield, nitrate leaching, and water and nitrogen use efficiency Enhancing soil health in potato cropping systems Improving N use efficiency for corn and potato Improving N management for irrigated corn with N source and application timing Expanding a statewide irrigation scheduling application, sensors, models, and protecting irrigator privacy Nitrogen requirements for hybrid rye as a grain and forage crop Wagon tour of research farm Sand Plains Research Farm Sand Plains Research Farm Sand Plains Research Farm America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Sand Plains Research Farm
Becker, MN

Contact

Anne Nelson, Extension Educator, crop resources
annenel@umn.edu or 320-203-6058

The Becker Irrigation and Nutrient Management Field Day is being hosted at the Sand Plains Research Farm on August 31st from 4 - 7:30 pm. Boxed dinner will be provided. Registration is free!

Presentations topics will include:

  • Effects of irrigation and nitrogen on corn yield, nitrate leaching, and water and nitrogen use efficiency
  • Enhancing soil health in potato cropping systems
  • Improving N use efficiency for corn and potato
  • Improving N management for irrigated corn with N source and application timing
  • Expanding a statewide irrigation scheduling application, sensors, models, and protecting irrigator privacy
  • Nitrogen requirements for hybrid rye as a grain and forage crop
  • Wagon tour of research farm

Cost

Free

Registration

Registration is required

Directions to Sand Plains Research Farm:

From the intersection of Highway 10 and Minnesota County Road 11, proceed south to 157th Street SE and turn right. Travel 100 yards and prepare to  turn left. Look for signs.      

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