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Small grain summer plot tours - Rochester

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Add to Calendar 2024-06-17 12:30:00 2024-06-17 15:00:00 Small grain summer plot tours - Rochester The small grain summer plot tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. Learn how to manage wheat, barley, rye, triticale, and oats at these in-person, free events across the state. Farmers will get to see up to 180 varieties in the field, participate in hands-on demonstrations, and ask questions of UMN experts.Pests, diseases, and what to expect from this crop after a record warm winter and a wet spring will be top of the agenda. Crop variety selection and other production concerns such as herbicide carryover will also be highlighted during each of the tours. Participants are highly encouraged to bring any field samples for diagnosis and/or conversation.A boxed lunch will be served before the tour.The plot is located near the corner of Collegeview Rd E. and 70th Ave. NE (GPS: 44.023910, -92.341220).To see other tour locations, visit Small grain summer plot tours.The Southern Wheat Tour is sponsored by the Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council. Lawler Farms Lawler Farms Lawler Farms America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Lawler Farms
1301 70th Ave NE
Eyota, MN 55934

Contact

Jochum Wiersma, Extension small grains specialist
wiers002@umn.edu

The small grain summer plot tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. Learn how to manage wheat, barley, rye, triticale, and oats at these in-person, free events across the state. Farmers will get to see up to 180 varieties in the field, participate in hands-on demonstrations, and ask questions of UMN experts.

Pests, diseases, and what to expect from this crop after a record warm winter and a wet spring will be top of the agenda. Crop variety selection and other production concerns such as herbicide carryover will also be highlighted during each of the tours. Participants are highly encouraged to bring any field samples for diagnosis and/or conversation.

A boxed lunch will be served before the tour.

The plot is located near the corner of Collegeview Rd E. and 70th Ave. NE (GPS: 44.023910, -92.341220).

To see other tour locations, visit Small grain summer plot tours.

The Southern Wheat Tour is sponsored by the Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council.

Audience

Farmers, agriculture professionals, state and federal agency staff, Extension educators

Cost

Free

Registration

No registration is required.

The University of Minnesota Extension is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services, and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Jochum Wiersma, wiers002@umn.edu, two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

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