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Agenda

Splitting nitrogen applications: When are they worth your time?
Dr. Fabian Fernandez, nutrient management specialist, U of M Extension

Rolling out the nitrogen fertilizer management plan in Dakota County
Ron Struss, supervisor, Fertilizer Field Unit, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Understanding nitrogen best management practices for Dakota County
Gregory Klinger, extension educator, Ag Water Quality Protection, U of M Extension

Understanding corn root zone water use, evapotranspiration and yield
Jeppe Kjaersgaard, research specialist, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Are you resistance ready? Weed control update for corn and soybeans
Lisa Behnken, regional extension crops educator, U of M Extension

Unlocking the secrets to soil health: Soil health tips for Dakota County
Kristin Brennan, assistant state soil scientist/soil health specialist, USDA-NRCS

Minnesota’s water strategy: Why should farmers care?
Ashley Gallagher, resource conservationist, Dakota County Soil & Water Conservation District

NRCS & FSA updates
Michelle Wohlers, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Scott Newburg, USDA Farm Service Agency

Energy conservation programs
Mike Plutowski, Dakota Electric Association

Lunch with the experts and trade show

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].

For program information or questions, contact David Nicolai, regional extension crops educator, at 651-480-7700 or [email protected].

The Southeast Irrigators Association Annual Meeting will be held in the same space immediately following the Crops Day meeting.