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Eighth Annual Crops Day
When:  Tuesday, March 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Dakota Electric Association, 4300 220th St. West, Farmington, Minnesota

Crops Day will bring University of Minnesota and agency specialists to Dakota County to share local research results and crop management strategies with producers and other agricultural professionals.

Pre-registration requested by March 11. Contact Peggy Madden, University of Minnesota Extension, Dakota County at 651-480-7747 or

Minnesota Irrigation & Ground Water Sustainability: An Update
Jason Moeckel, Division of Ecological and Water Resources, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Nitrogen Management: The role of Additives, Extenders, and other technologies
Dr. Fabian Fernandez, Extension Soil Scientist, University of Minnesota

SWCD & NRCS Updates
Brad Becker & Michelle Wohlers

Weed Control Update for Corn & Soybeans
David Nicolai, University of Minnesota Regional Extension Crops Educator, Farmington

Soybean Insects: Review of 2013 and Updates on Research
Dr. Bob Koch, Extension Entomologist, University of Minnesota

Energy Conservation Programs
Mike Plutowski, Dakota Electric Association

Dakota County/MDA ‘Targeted Townships’ Nitrate Sampling Project: Results and Trends
Jill Trescott, Groundwater Protection Supervisor, Dakota County


Last updated: 4/24/2014 6:31 AM