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NWROC's annual Crops & Soils Day is planned for Wednesday, July 19th. Registration for the morning small grains program begins at 7:45 with tours beginning at 8:15 a.m. Registration for the afternoon sugarbeet  begins at 12:15 p.m. and the tour begins at 12:45 p.m. Click here to view a full list of presentations. A complementary lunch will be served at approximately noon. 

Crops & Soils Day is intended for producers and agricultural professionals. CEU’s are available for all tours. The field day will be held at the NWROC’s North Farm, located one mile north of the University of Minnesota Crookston campus on Highway 75 North. In case of rain, a modified program will be presented indoors and the speakers will be available for consultation.

There are six locations scheduled for the 2017 Research Updates: Waseca, Kasson and Lamberton (January 3, 4 and 5 respectively) and Willmar, Morris and Crookston (January 10, 11 and 12 respectively) from 12:30 pm–4:40 pm. Registration fee: $55 through 12/31/2016, $60 beginning 1/1/2017.  Online registration and session abstracts can be found on our website at z.umn.edu/iapru or onsite registration begins at 11:30 am at each location.

‘Shelly’ wheat is newest University of Minnesota release

A nearly $5 million state investment in agricultural productivity at the University of Minnesota will be used this year to hire scientists and improve infrastructure across seven areas of collaboration spanning three U of M colleges and at research and outreach and Extension sites across the state. Read more here.