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MSU-EARC/Extension 35th Annual Field Day Speakers & Events


The EARC/WREC advisory board meeting will start at 8 am. Refreshments and registration for pesticide application credits at 9 am till 9:30 am.

Dr. Chengci Chen, MSU/MAES EARC Superintendent, will then welcome all guests and start the tour at 9:30 am.

Mr. Russ Fullmer, Agronomist at Sidney Sugars, Inc., Sidney, MT will present Sugarbeet Variety Trial at 9:50 am.

Dr. Jerry Bergman, Director & Professor of Agronomy at NDSU-Williston Research Extension Center, Williston, ND will follow with Safflower at 10:10 am.

Dr. Prashant Jha, Assistant Professor, PhD at MSU-Southern Agricultural Research Center, Huntley, MT presents Herbicide Resistant Weed Management at 10:30 am.

Dr. Chengci Chen, Superintendent, EARC, Sidney MT and Ms. Sherry Turner, Research Associate at EARC, Sidney, MT present Pulse Crop Variety and Fungicide Trial at 10:50 am.

Dr. Luther Talbert, Spring Wheat Breeder at MSU Dept. of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Bozeman, MT will follow with Spring Wheat Breeding at 11:20 am.

Dr. Jamie Sherman, Associate Research Professor at MSU Dept. of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Bozeman, MT presents Barley Breeding at 11:40 am.

Dr. Ashok Alva, Soil Scientist at USDA-ARS, Sidney, MT and Mr. Bill Iversen, Physical Scientist at USDA-ARS, Sidney, MT present Sensors for In-Time Soil Monitoring and Soil Electrical Conductivity at 12:00 pm.

The luncheon begins at 12:30 till 1:30 pm, sponsored by area businesses. During the luncheon there will be remarks from Dr. Barry Jacobsen, Research Centers Dept. Head/Associate Director MAES at MSU-Bozeman and Dr. Charles Boyer, V.P. of Ag-Dean & Director at MSU-Bozeman.

Mr. Tim Fine, Agricultural Agent at MSU Extension-Richland County, Sidney, MT presents Energy Efficiency at 1:30 pm. At 2 pm the 35th Annual Field Day is adjourned.


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