Events:

University of Minnesota Annual Production Agriculture Symposium

February 22, 2017
St. Paul

The Applied Plant Sciences Graduate Program from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities will host the 4th University of Minnesota Annual Production Agriculture Symposium highlighting cropping system diversity at the Continuing Education and Conference Center at the St. Paul Campus Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration for the Symposium is free and Certified Crop Consultant Continuing Education Units will be available. Lunch will be provided.

The symposium aims to bring together researchers,

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UMN Extension Workshop: Are You Resistance Ready?

February 22, 2017 to February 24, 2017
Multiple Locations

Weed management research, weed biology, cultural tools, and the new herbicide-resistant crop technologies will be discussed to help develop effective weed management programs for today and the long-run.

Locations include:

  • February 22 at the American Legion, 613 Legion Drive, in Montevideo.
  • February 23 at the 4-H Building-Exhibit Hall, 3048 S Broadway Ave., in Slayton.  (NOTE this session will be followed by a noon lunch, a cover crop and manure presentation at 12:30,

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Insect Management Workshop

February 28, 2017
Lamberton, MN

February 28 at the Southwest Research and Outreach Center, Lamberton, Minn.

Please RSVP to Bruce Potter at bpotter@umn.edu by February 10.

Growers are invited to a small-group discussion with Dr. Bob Koch and Dr. Ken Ostlie on corn and soybean insect management issues. The session is designed to help growers work through their  corn and soybean insect management decisions, and will use a question and answer and  case-study  approach.

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Todd County Corn & Soybean Growers Association Annual Meeting

March 8, 2017 6:00 pm
Thunder Lodge, Long Prairie

The Todd County Corn & Soybean Growers Association would like to invite you to their annual meeting! Warren Formo will be giving an update on buffers and the latest legislative news.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
6:00 pm:  Registration & Social Hour
6:30 pm:  Dinner
7:00 pm:  Guest Speaker
Annual Meeting to Follow

Thunder Lodge, There will be a burger bar

Please RSVP by March 6 for dinner to:
Roger Zastrow at 320-815-9003,

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2017 MN AgrAbility Fenceline Conference

March 12, 2017
St. Cloud, MN

Every year farm families gather for the two day conference and training workshop to learn about the most recent advances in technology, gathering ideas for making life easier on the farm, and learning from others who have recovered from serious illness or injuries. The cornerstone of the conference is a peer support group networking opportunity with special topics and speakers during the conference.

Farmers who have a disability can share their stories and learn from others how to overcome barriers while increasing productivity following an injury or illness.

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