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MSU-EARC/Extension Holds 36th Annual Field Day


Dr. Maninder Walia, MSU-EARC Sidney, presented a study on the possible benefits of application of the sugar beet processing byproduct, spent lime, in sugar beet production.

The MSU Eastern Agriculture Research Center Extension held its annual field day on June 30 in Sidney. Research scientists and agronomists presented the findings on ongoing studies and also discussed issues important to local producers.

Research topics pertaining to sugar beet, pulse crop, wheat and barley production and seed varieties were presented. Strategies to defend against pests and invasive weeds were also discussed.

Tim Fine, Agricultural Agent at MSU Ext. Richland County, discussed the keys to controlling herbicide resistant Marestail also known as Horseweed.


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