U of M webinar series focuses on research-based crop management

University of Minnesota Extension is releasing a five-part webinar covering a wide variety of research-based crop production information. Set to debut on Dec. 19, the “Strategic Farming – Optimizing Management for 2020” series will feature University of Minnesota specialists and educators addressing key management topics.

Each of the below will take place live at the designated time, providing an opportunity for farmers to ask questions. Each session will also be recorded and available for later viewing. Farmers can register here for each of the live webinars and learn more about the series.

Dec. 19, 2 to 3 pm: A Back to Basics Approach to Nutrient Management

Speakers: Dan Kaiser, Nutrient management specialist and Brad Carlson, Extension educator

Jan. 16, noon to 1 pm: Soybean Management for 2020 and Beyond

Speakers: Seth Naeve, Soybean agronomist and Bob Koch, Soybean entomologist

Jan. 29, noon to 1 pm: Cover crops: Matching Your Management Strategies and Goals

Speakers: Axel Garcia y Garcia, Agronomist – Sustainable cropping systems and Paulo Pagliari, Nutrient management specialist

Feb. 13, noon to 1 pm: New Pests and Pathogens Complicate Minnesota Soybean and Corn Production

Speakers: Bruce Potter, Extension IPM specialist, and Dean Malvick, Extension plant pathologist

February 27, noon to 1 pm: Hot topics in Weed Management – Putting the Pieces Together

Speakers: Ryan Miller, Extension Educator, Lisa Behnken, Extension Educator and Tom Peters, Sugarbeet Weed Specialist

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