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Extension is expanding its online education and resources to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.

Crop & Pest Management Connect

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Dave Nicolai, Extension educator

Larisa Hohrman, Administrative specialist

Crop & Pest Management Connect  continues the tradition of a strong educational program with a wealth of pest, crop and fertilizer management topics. This three-day, online conference will focus on different crop topics each day:

  • Tuesday, December 8:  Corn 
  • Wednesday, December 9: Soybean
  • Thursday, December 10: Wide range of topics - Alfalfa, tillage, weed science, cover crops and others 

Each day will include eight short presentations followed by a live question and answer period, so that participants can engage with academic experts from Minnesota and surrounding states. Presentations will be offered via Zoom each day from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm.


This program is targeted toward agronomists, sales people (seeds, crop protection products and fertilizers), crop consultants, crop production specialists, government agency personnel, farm managers and anyone else who appreciates high-quality, research-based professional training.

Certified crop adviser credits

Certified crop advisers (CCA) will be able to earn a total of 12 continuing education units (CEUs) over the course of the three-day program. CCA-CEUs have been applied for in the following categories:

  • Nutrient management (NM) - 3.0 CEUs
  • Integrated pest management (PM) - 4.5 CEUs
  • Crop management (CM) - 2.5 CEUs
  • Soil and water (SW) - 2.0 CEUs


The cost for each day of Crop & Pest Management Connect is $55.


Registration is required by December 6, 2020. No refunds will be issued as sessions will be recorded and made available to paid registrants after the live events.


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