2015 Small Grains Plot Tours in Northwest Minnesota

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Plan to attend one of five upcoming Small Grain Plot Tours in Northwest Minnesota. The programs include Drs. Madeleine Smith and Jochum Wiersma discussing small grain variety performance, plant diseases, and other small grain management considerations. Feel free to bring plant samples with insect or disease problems and participate in an open discussion around small grain production. Each event will take place on small grain research sites, offering hands-on demonstrations and real field scenarios.

Dates, times, towns are as follows:

• July 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. on the John/Chad Walkup Farm near Campbell. Plots are located just east of Cnty Rd 3. Supper and refreshments will be served.

• July 13, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. on the Bryan Hest Farm near Perley. Plots are located just east of Perley along Cnty Rd 39. Refreshments will be served.

• July 14, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. on the Swenson Seed Farm near Oklee. Plots are located just north of the farm along MN Hwy 92. Refreshments will be served.

• July 17, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. on the Hunt Seed Farm near Hallock. Plots are located west of Hallock on Cnty Rd 1. Breakfast and refreshments will be served at the farm.

• July 17, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. on the Kukowksi Farms near Strathcona. Plots are located just east of the seed plant on Cnty Rd 6. Lunch and refreshments will be served at the farm.

• July 22, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. north of the CHS plant west of Roseau. Refreshments will be served.

Contact Jochum Wiersma @ 218-281-8629 or wiers002@umn,edu for additional details