Williston Horticulture Field Day To Be Held Wednesday, July 12

NDSU will be holding a Horticulture Field Day and Tour at the Ernie French Center, 14120 US-2, Williston, on Wednesday, July 12 at 4 p.m. The presentations are for those interested in flowers, gardening, fruit and vegetable production.

Rojee Chipalu-Pradhan, NDSU Williston Research Extension Center horticulture research specialist, will lead the tour of the horticulture program.

There are four speakers in total, including Chipalu-Pradhan, who will showcase a garden tour and will speak about keeping a pollinator garden as well as All-America selections of flowers and vegetables.

Kelly Leo, NDSU Agriculture extension agent, specializing in agriculture and natural resources, will do a talk on weed identification and pesticides.

Dr. Joe Zeleznik, a forester, will do a talk on conifer trees.

Horticulturist Dr. Tom Kalb, will be speaking on raspberries and strawberries.

A free steak and lamb dinner for attendees will follow the completion of the tours.

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

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


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