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Rochester weed management tour

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Weed management research trials
44.024138, -92.425515


Ryan Miller, University of Minnesota Extension crops educator

Mary Jane Stearns, Executive administrative specialist

people on field tour

Would you like to tour herbicide trials, see what's new and on the horizon in corn and soybean weed management? Join us for an in-person tour at the research site near the recycling center  in Rochester, MN. 

Tour topics

  • Herbicide-resistant weed update
  • Soybean herbicide program
  • Corn herbicide program
  • Cover crop seeding rate and termination timings in corn and soybean
  • Trials with new corn and soybean products 


  • Dr. Debalin Sarangi, Extension weed scientist
  • Ryan Miller and Dave Nicolai, Extension educators - crops
  • Eric Yu, Graduate research assistant

Cost and registration

There is no cost to attend the tour and pre-registration is not required.  On-site registration starts at 8:30 a.m. with the tour following at 9:00 a.m.


The Rochester weed management trials are located just east of the Olmsted County Recycling site on County Rd 9 (Collegeview RD), a short mile north and a bit west of our previous location. If you head to the recycling and composting site, you will see our sign at the entrance, then head east on a gravel field road (GPS coordinates: 44.024138, -92.425515).

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