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For the thirteenth year, Crops Day will bring specialists to Dakota County to share local research results and crop management strategies with producers and other agricultural professionals. This event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is requested. Please RSVP to Jackie at 651-463-6319 or [email protected].

Dakota Electric Association
4300 220th St. W
Farmington, MN 55024

9:00 AM
4R Nitrogen for Corn Production — Jeff Vetsch, Soil Scientist, University of Minnesota, Waseca

9:45 AM
Irrigation Water Management: Methods and Tools — Vasudha Sharma, Irrigation Specialist, University of Minnesota, St. Paul

10:30 AM

10:45 AM
What weed, what works, what trait? Weed control strategies in corn and soybeans — Lisa Behnke, Regional Crops Educator, University of Minnesota, Rochester

11:15 AM
Feasibility of Perennial Crops in Dakota County — Gregg Johnson, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, Waseca

11:45 AM
2019: Your Projects, Our Programs — Ashley Gallagher, Resource Conservationist, Dakota County Soil & Water Conservation District

12:00 PM
Energy conservation programs — Mike Plutowski, Energy Services Representative, Dakota Electric Association

12:15 PM
Lunch with the experts and tradeshow

The Southeast Minnesota Irrigators Association will hold their annual meeting after lunch.

Crops Day is sponsored by Dakota Electric Association, Kimmes-Bauer Well Drilling, the Southeast Irrigators Association and the University of Minnesota Extension, Dakota County.

For program information or questions, contact David Nicolai, regional extension crops educator, at 651-490-7700 or [email protected].