The Dakota Rice Corn and Soybean Growers are sponsoring a Crops and Marketing Update on Tuesday March 2, 2021 from 8:45 to 11:30 am. This is a free webinar tailored for Dakota and Rice County, but residents in surrounding counties are welcome to join the webinar too. You must pre-register so a Zoom Link can be emailed to participants. You can register at z.umn.edu/DakotaRice Crops.

University of Minnesota Extension Educator Claire LaCanne in Rice and Steele County and Dave Nicolai Extension Educator Crops Farmington were asked to organize the speakers. The following Program Agenda and speakers was in a news release written by Claire LaCanne and Dave Nicolai.

Grain Marketing Strategies

Ed Usset, UMN Grain Marketing Specialist

Nitrogen BMPs in Southeastern Minnesota

Taylor Becker, UMN Extension Educator, Ag Water Quality

Sun Dogs on the Horizon: reflections on corn rootworm dynamics, resistance, and management

Ken Ostlie, UMN Extension Entomologist

Hot topics in weed and disease management

Ryan Miller, UMN Extension Educator, Crops

Planting rates and stand establishment for corn

Jeff Coulter, UMN Extension Corn Agronomist

Soil and Water Conservation District Program Updates

Steve Pahs, Rice County Soil and Water Conservation District

Ashley Gallagher, Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District

University of Minnesota Extension Updates

            Claire LaCanne, UMN Extension Educator, Rice and Steele Counties

Dave Nicolai, UMN Extension Educator, Crops

If you need help registering or have questions contact Claire LaCanne lacanne@unm.edu or call 507-330-0447.

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