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Reminder: Feb. 7 Nitrogen Conference available in-person or online

University of Minnesota Extension and the Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center’s 9th annual Nitrogen: Minnesota's Grand Challenge and Compelling Opportunity Conference is Tuesday, February 7 in Mankato.

This annual event brings together soil scientists and educators from Minnesota and neighboring states to share their research and recommendations on nitrogen management and water quality issues. This year’s topics include: sugarbeet’s nitrogen fertilizer needs, using the pre-sidedress nitrate test, polymer-coated urea, on-farm research, soil health, bioreactors, and more!

Register now: In-person event or online webinar (Zoom)

In-person event location: Mayo Clinic Health Systems Event Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001

Certified crop advisers (CCAs) can earn continuing education credits (CEUs) in soil & water and nutrient management by attending the conference.


  • Nitrogen management for sugarbeet, John Lamb, U of M (retired)
  • PSNT as a way to manage nitrogen, Emerson Souza, U of M
  • Polymer-coated urea in Minnesota, Fabian Fernandez, U of M
  • Conducting research in your own farm, Gabriel Paiao, Vayda
  • Nitrogen fertilizer decisions based on climate data, Brad Carlson, U of M
  • Weather outlook for the 2023 season, Dennis Todey, USDA-ARS
  • Economics of fertilizers, Bryon Parman, NDSU
  • Nitrogen management in the context of soil health, Marshall McDaniel, ISU
  • Update on the Groundwater Protection Rule, Margaret Wagner, MDA
  • Mitigating nitrate losses with woodchip bioreactor, Gary Feyereisen, USDA-ARS
Thank you to our supporters
The Nutrient Management Conference is organized by U of M Extension and the Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center (MAWRC) and is supported by: Koch Agronomic Services, Minnesota Corn Growers Association, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Corteva, Minnesota AgriGrowth Council, Minnesota Valley Testing Laboratories, Inc. (MVTL), Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative (SMBSC), Syngenta, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Minnesota Department of Agriculture, and the Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council (AFREC).


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