NWROC Crops & Soils Day July 21st

July 21, 2021

In-person tours will resume for the NWROC Crops & Soils Day in 2021! This year's field day will be held Wednesday, July 21st and feature a morning small grains program and an afternoon sugarbeet program. The morning session registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. and tours beginning at 8:00 a.m. A complimentary lunch will be served at noon. The afternoon session registration begins at 12:15 p.m. with tours beginning at 12:45 p.m.

Small Grains Program

7:30 a.m. registration | 8 a.m. tours I & II (break and switch tours around 10 a.m.)

Presenter Title
Lindsay Pease Performance of NWROC's new subsurface drainage installation
Angie Peltier Over or within the canopy: Sprayer configuration and white mold management
Ruth Dill-Macky Disease of small grains
Ian MacRae Insect research, 2021
Jim Anderson Wheat breeding variety update
Kevin Smith Hulless barley: Naked but not afraid
Beverly Durgan Weed management in small grains
George Weiblen Breeding drug-free industrial hemp for fiber production in Minnesota and the Dakotas

Sugarbeet Program

12:15 p.m. registration | 12:45 p.m. tour

Presenter Title
Ashok Chanda Management of major sugarbeet diseases
Tom Peters Sugarbeet Tolerance with Ultra Blazer and S-Metolachlor in Sugarbeet
Dan Kaiser Is fall urea an option for sugarbeet production?
Austin Lien Importance of tank-mixing for managing Cercospora leaf spot of sugarbeet


A complimentary noon lunch will be served between the two tours. The field day is free to attend. For additional information, contact Megan Benoit at [email protected] or 218.281.8610.