Events and Outreach

People sit on hay racks and look at sugarbeet plants that a man is holding in front of them

The NWROC fulfills its outreach mission through Extension programs, an annual field day, off station field tours and programs, and personal accessibility to faculty and staff expertise. NWROC faculty plan and/or participate in approximately 140 different events annually that are held throughout the state of Minnesota and the region, including Canada. Our experts also receive several hundred contacts through phone, email, tweet, text, and personal office visits.

Upcoming Events

NWROC Crops & Soils Day July 21st

July 21, 2021

In-person tours will resume for the NWROC Crops & Soils Day on July 21, 2021! The morning session features small grains research, with 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 features sugarbeet research. Registration begins at 12:15 p.m. with tours beginning at 12:45 p.m. The event will take place at the maintenance/farm operations building located south of Polk County Hwy 71 on NWROC's campus. Parking is across from the office. View a full list of presenters and topics.


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