University of Minnesota Extension Institute for Ag Professionals Field School

July 25, 2018
8:30am to 4:30pm

Staff in the fieldThe University of Minnesota Extension is offering a hands-on, in-field program emphasizing crop and pest management diagnostic skill building in field crops. The University of Minnesota’s Field School for Agricultural Professionals is being held July 25 and 26, 2018 at the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota.

This hands-on field experience is taught by top University faculty and provides personalized instruction and hands-on group activities, as attendees hone their diagnostic skills and disease, insect, and crop management topics.

Topics on Day 1 include corn and soybean agronomics or herbicide mode of action and crop injury symptoms, insect identification, and implementing variable rate nitrogen prescription technology.

Topics on Day 2 include weed identification, crop diagnostics, and managing soybean diseases, understanding soybean yield components, recognition of corn caterpillars as effected by Bt traits, and alfalfa & small grain agronomics.

Certified crop advisers can earn up to 12 continuing education units. You can register for one or both days of the Field School, but space is limited so register early.

For additional information please contact Dave Nicolai at nico0071@umn.edu