Dakota County Field Day
When: Tuesday, August 13, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Loren and Paul Bauer on-farm research plots on Knox Path, Hastings, MN
Dakota County Field Day will bring University of Minnesota specialists to Dakota County to showcase local, on-farm nitrogen (N) management research. This year’s research focuses on different fertilizer nitrogen products designed to increase efficiency. The event will also include a hands-on clinic for evaluating corn rootworm damage.
2013 Nitrogen (N) Research: A look at N stabilizers
Dr. John Lamb, Extension Soil Scientist, University of Minnesota
- Four products compared to best management practice of split-applied fertilizer N: ESN, Instinct, SuperU and NZone
- Two application times: Preplant or V6
Corn Rootworm Clinic
Dave Nicolai, Extension Educator – Crops, University of Minnesota Extension
- Corn root evaluation
- Resistance management
Grilling (with) the experts
Stay for grilled brats.
From Hastings, drive south on U.S. Hwy. 61 (0.5 miles), turn west onto 170th St. E. Follow signs to field tent on Knox Path.
Event is free and open to the public.
Two (2) CEUs for Certified Crop Advisors applied for
For more information, contact Phyllis Bongard, University of Minnesota Extension – Dakota County
Dakota County Field Day is sponsored by University of Minnesota Extension, Dakota County and funded in part by U.S. EPA Clean Water Act Section 319, through the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.