NDSU Will Hold Nesson Valley Irrigated Research Farm Field Day July 13

NDSU will be holding a field day at the Nesson Valley Irrigation Research and Development farm, 23 miles east of Williston on Hwy. 1804 from 9 a.m.-noon CT, Thursday, July 13. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Justin Jacobs, Williston Research Extension Center irrigation research specialist, will talk about some of the new varieties being tested as well as some of the results from last season. If there is an opportunity, he might briefly highlight some of his work with intercropping.

Dr. Gautam Pradhan, NDSU, Williston REC dryland research agronomist, and Tyler Tjelde, NDSU, Williston REC irrigation research agronomist, will talk about soil moisture management in soybeans and its impact on growth and yield. Pradhan will also discuss his research on two new pulse crops, guar, and blackgram, for MonDak region under irrigated conditions.

Andrew Friskop, NDSU Plant College of Agriculture associate professor and extension plant pathologist, will discuss plant disease in corn and small grains.

Charlie Lim, NDSU, Williston REC Extension weed specialist, will be speaking on the weed control update and management of resistant weeds.

Dr. Rob Proulx, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Division Extension technology systems specialist, will be talking about Spray Quality and Delta T.

There will also be a discussion on the market outlook for fall 2023.

The day will conclude with a noon luncheon sponsored by Agri-Industries.

NDSU Field Days will sprovide an opportunity for farmers, ranchers, and others to hear about the latest research and practices in forage production, agronomy, and horticulture.

For more information contact Violeta Hobbs at [email protected] or by phone at 701-774-4315.


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