The 2018 research Updates for Ag Professionals will be held in Waseca and Rochester early in January. It seems every year there is something new to deal with in corn and soybean production. Maybe it is a new or changing insect pest, a weed, nutrient issues or new environmental concerns. The 2018 Research for Ag Professionals is a meeting to provide science based strategies to deal with these concerns.

The updates will be held at the Southern Research and Outreach Center at Waseca on January 2, 2018 and in Rochester at the event Center near the airport on January 3, 2018. The updates will begin at 12:30 and wrap up at 4:40 pm.Dr. Fabian Fernandez will discuss Nitrogen when, what and how to apply. D. Dean Malvick will talk about Yearly patterns of crop diseases and management practices. Dr. Kenneth Ostlie will discuss development in insect issues and management  and finally Dr. Jeff Gunsolus has a topic What do dicanbia and Palmer Amaranth have in common/

All the presentations and discussions will allow you to talk with experienced University of Minnesota researchers and other Ag Professionals about topics of interest in your area. The Research Updates are open to anyone who feels they could benefit from the professional training. Registration is $55 through December 31 and $60 in January. To register or questions contact Larisa at 651-480-7732 or email: jenri001@umn.edu.