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NDSU Extension Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop set for Feb. 7-8

NDSU Extension
Agricultural professionals at the 2022 Advanced Crop Advisors Workshop hear the latest crop production recommendations from Extension experts.

North Dakota State University Extension and University of Minnesota Extension will conduct the annual Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop on Feb. 7-8 at the Fargo Holiday Inn.

“This workshop is designed to provide in-depth discussion on selected topics to help agricultural professionals enhance their crop production recommendations for farmers,” says Greg Endres, NDSU Extension cropping systems specialist at the Carrington Research Extension Center and workshop co-chair.

Registration begins at 10:15 a.m. on Feb. 7 with the program scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Educational sessions include:

  • 2023 Market Expectations and Cash Flow
  • The War Against Weeds
  • Conversations Recapping the 2022 Growing Season
  • Considerations for Rye and Sunflower
  • Ag Stress Overview
  • Timing and Placement of N and P
  • How to Handle Tense or Uncomfortable Interactions

Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m. on Feb. 8 and educational sessions are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Topics include:

  • Football to Field
  • Soil Conservation
  • Conversations Recapping the 2022 Growing Season
  • Insect Pests in Wheat
  • Acid and Compacted Soils
  • Timing and Placement of N and P
  • Managing IDC and SCN in Soybean
  • Insect Pests of Soybean and Corn

CCAs will have the opportunity to receive 9 continuing education units by participating in both days of the event.

For more information, contact Endres or Linda Schuster at 701-652-2951, or Angie Peltier, University of Minnesota Extension in Crookston, at 218-281-8692.