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Join us June 16 on Field Notes for weather and pest updates

An all-new weekly crops program from the University of Minnesota Extension Crops Team!

Join us Wednesday, June 16 for Field Notes when we welcome Dr. Dennis Todey, Director of the USDA Midwest Climate Hub, and Bruce Potter, Extension IPM specialist, to discuss weather and pest updates. Dr. Todey will focus on current, short- and medium-range outlooks for precipitation and temperature. Bruce Potter will update us on pest activity, including corn rootworm, soybean gall midge and spider mites, and preview SWROC's June 23rd Pest resistance webinar.

What is Field Notes?

The Field Notes program is designed for farmers and agricultural professionals as a weekly webinar program addressing all your crop-related questions in real-time in an interactive, discussion-based format.

The Field Notes program will run Wednesday mornings from 7:30-8:00 a.m. throughout the growing season. It features a live webinar with interactive discussions that address in-season cropping issues as they arise. Topics may include nutrient management, agronomics, pest management, equipment, and more.

Do you have questions or topics you would like addressed during Field Notes? Submit them in advance of the program through the Google Form or send to In addition you will have the opportunity to ask questions during the webinar program.

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Can’t make the live session? No problem. The discussion-based series will be posted immediately following the webinar to your favorite podcast-streaming service to listen at your convenience ( Subscribe now on your favorite streaming service to get new episodes pushed to your device. Find us on Spotify, iTunes, stitcher, Google podcasts, and more!

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