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Soybean Field Day: Winning the Battle Against Yellow Beans – Fighting IDC and SCN


by Dave Nicolai, Extension Crops Educator

The University of Minnesota Extension is offering a workshop and field tour on Tuesday, August 14th highlighting soybean management strategies for battling Iron Deficiency Chlorosis (IDC) and Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN). The tour will feature a UMN research site studying the interactions between IDC and SCN, along with trials evaluating commercial products from Bayer, Valent, Monsanto, and West Central Inc.

All farmers and agricultural professionals are welcome to join us for this workshop and plot tour. The Field Day will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Doug Teichert Seed, located at 115 10th St. SE, Montevideo, MN. The discussion-based workshop begins with morning refreshments and on-site registration at 9:00 a.m, with a free lunch, catered by Trish’s Catering, following the program.

Doug Teichert Seed is located 4 miles North of MN Hwy 7 or 7 miles South of MN Hwy 40 on Chippewa County Road 6 (GPS: 45.0069, -95.5916). Click here for directions on google maps.

Registration is free of charge thanks to support from industry sponsors. Program materials, refreshments, and lunch are provided.

Presenters will include UMN Extension Soybean Agronomist, Seth Naeve, UMN Extension Educators in Crops, Jared Goplen, Dave Nicolai, and Angie Peltier, UMN graduate student Austin Dobbels, and industry representatives.

Agenda

9:00  Registration and Refreshments
9:30  SCN and IDC management workshop (UMN Extension)
11:00  Field tour and discussion with industry reps
12:30  Lunch




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