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Sand Plain Research Farm Field Day

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Date

Add to Calendar 2024-07-16 16:00:00 2024-07-16 19:00:00 Sand Plain Research Farm Field Day This free field day will focus on advanced agricultural management practices and research conducted at the Sand Plain Research Farm.Topics covered include precision irrigation and nutrient management in corn and potatoes, chloride cycling in potato cropping systems, and potato varieties research.SpeakersIan MacRae, UMNCarl Rosen, UMNYuxin Miao, UMNFabian Fernandez, UMNAshish Ranjan, UMNLaura Shannon, UMNVasu Sharma, UMNAndrew Robinson, NDSUPresentationsA superbug is not a superhero! Updates on the management of Colorado potato beetlePotassium management effects on yield and chloride cycling in potato cropping systemsDeveloping precision nitrogen and irrigation management strategies for potatoesPolymer-coated urea and time of applications for irrigated corn productionVerticillium wilt and common scab of potatoes: Investigating varietal resistanceTrialing new potato varieties at the Sand Plain Research FarmOptimizing irrigation and nitrogen management in corn: Key insights from central Minnesota Sand Plain Research Farm Sand Plain Research Farm Sand Plain Research Farm America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Sand Plain Research Farm
15003 157th St. SE
Becker, MN 55308

Contact

Brenda Postels, post0060@umn.edu

This free field day will focus on advanced agricultural management practices and research conducted at the Sand Plain Research Farm.

Topics covered include precision irrigation and nutrient management in corn and potatoes, chloride cycling in potato cropping systems, and potato varieties research.

Speakers

  • Ian MacRae, UMN
  • Carl Rosen, UMN
  • Yuxin Miao, UMN
  • Fabian Fernandez, UMN
  • Ashish Ranjan, UMN
  • Laura Shannon, UMN
  • Vasu Sharma, UMN
  • Andrew Robinson, NDSU

Presentations

  • A superbug is not a superhero! Updates on the management of Colorado potato beetle
  • Potassium management effects on yield and chloride cycling in potato cropping systems
  • Developing precision nitrogen and irrigation management strategies for potatoes
  • Polymer-coated urea and time of applications for irrigated corn production
  • Verticillium wilt and common scab of potatoes: Investigating varietal resistance
  • Trialing new potato varieties at the Sand Plain Research Farm
  • Optimizing irrigation and nitrogen management in corn: Key insights from central Minnesota

Language

This offering is delivered in English. Interpreter services may be available with an advance request.

Cost

Free. Dinner will be provided.

Accessibility 

University of Minnesota Extension is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services, and activities. To request accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Brenda Postels, post0060@umn.edu, two weeks before the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Registration

Registration is required.

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