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2023 Research Updates for Ag Professionals

Register soon to reserve your spot at one of the six  Research Updates for Ag Professionals across the state sessions.  In the first week of January, the updates will be held in Waseca, Oronoco, and Lamberton on January 3, 4, and 5. The following week there are updates in Willmar, Morris, and Crookston on January 10,11, and 12th. The program starts at 12:30 pm and ends around 5:00 pm at all locations. The registration fee is $60 through the end of this year and $70 at the door. Follow the link below for online registration. On-site registration begins at 11:30 a.m. at each location.

This year's speakers are Drs. Robert Koch,  Debalin Sarangi, Dean Malvick, Fabian Fernandez, and Jeff Coulter at the first five updates, and Drs. Ian MacRae, Debalin Sarangi, Andrew Friskop, Lindsay Pease, and Jochum Wiersma at the update in Crookston. All will share their latest research finding with you to allow you to develop the best management tactics and strategies for the coming growing season. Click below on the location you like to attend to learn more about the titles of the talks and the subject matter that will be discussed. As always, we have applied for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Certified Crop Advisors. 


Tuesday, January 3, 12:30–5:00
Southern Research and Outreach Center 35838 120th Street (map)


Wednesday, January 4, 12:30–5:00
People's Energy Cooperative, 1775 Lake Shady Ave S (map)


Thursday, January 5, 12:30–5:00 
Southwest Research and Outreach Center, 23669 130th Street (map)


Tuesday, January 10, 12:30–5:00
West Central Research and Outreach Center, 46352 State Highway 329 (map


Wednesday, January 11, 12:30–5:00
Best Western Plus, 240 23rd St. SE (map)


Thursday, January 12, 12:30–5:00
Northwest Research and Outreach Center 2900 University Avenue (map)


Click on the link above or here to start your registration.  Make sure you select the location you want to attend.  We do not offer refunds for no-shows but do accept location changes.  Simply contact us when you need to attend the Research Update for Ag Professionals at a different location than the one you registered for this coming January.

For more information

If you have questions about the program content or any special accommodation requests contact Jochum Wiersma at or 218-281-8629. If you need assistance with the online registration, contact Larisa Horhman at or 651-480-7732.

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