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Extension Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop set for Feb. 8-9

Preregistration is required by Feb. 4.

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The annual Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop conducted by NDSU Extension and U of M Extension will be held Feb. 8-9 at the Fargo Holiday Inn.
Contributed / North Dakota State University<br/>

North Dakota State University Extension and University of Minnesota Extension will conduct the annual Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop on Feb. 8-9 at the Fargo Holiday Inn.

“This workshop is designed to provide in-depth discussion on selected topics to help agricultural professionals enhance their crop production recommendations for farmers,” says Greg Endres, NDSU Extension cropping systems specialist at the Carrington Research Extension Center and workshop co-chair.

Registration begins at 10:15 a.m. on Feb. 8 with the program scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Educational sessions on Feb. 8 are:

  • 2022 Cash Flow – Outlook for Farm Profitability
  • Carbon Programs: The Wild West or a Promising Opportunity?
  • Conversations Recapping the 2021 Growing Season
  • Soil Variability and Fertilizer Recommendations for 2022
  • Weed Management Challenges in 2022 Due to the 2021 Crop Season

Also, the North Dakota certified crop adviser (CCA) of the year will be recognized at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 8.Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m. on Feb. 9 and educational sessions are scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon:

  • International Ag Experiences: What Can We Learn from Small Scale Tropical Farmers?
  • Biology and Management of Economic Insect Pests with Fewer Tools
  • Weed Management Challenges in 2022 Due to the 2021 Crop Season
  • Tile Drainage: When it Pays, Where and Which Crop Production Challenges it Can (and Can’t) Address
  • Input Limitations

Visit https://bit.ly/3zQ1nIc to view a brochure with workshop details and for preregistration info. Preregistration is required by Feb. 4. The workshop fee is $140 per person or $100 if attending only one day of the workshop. Electronic registration and credit card payment can be submitted at: www.tinyurl.com/CRECstore .

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CCAs will have the opportunity to receive 7.5 continuing education units by participating in both days of the event.

For more information, contact Endres or Linda Schuster at 701-652-2951, or Angie Peltier, U of M Extension in Crookston, at 218-281-8692.

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