Crop management field day to be held August 4 in Lewiston

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A Crop Management Field Day is scheduled for Tuesday, August 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Lewiston, MN. Highlights include looking at split nitrogen application research plots in corn, hearing about new herbicide options and their effectiveness on problem weeds, and learning about cover crops. In addition, A new best management practice outreach program will be introduced by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

The event will be located in a field adjacent to the Lewiston Sales Barn at 21241 Dutchmans Crossing. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the Green Lodge at Farmer’s Park, located along MN-Hwy 14 between Lewiston and Stockton.

There is no charge to attend the field day. Pre-registration is preferred to help with refreshment and grounds planning: Call 507-457-6440 or visit http://z.umn.edu/xjy to register.