Events:

MN Ag EXPO

MN Ag Expo 2020

January 22, 2020 to January 23, 2020 10:00 am
Mankato

MN Ag EXPO 2020, hosted by the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) and Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, returns to the Mankato Civic Center January 22-23.

Registration is now officially open for one of the state’s premier agricultural trade shows. MN Ag EXPO is free to attend; however, pre-registration is required by January 10 to ensure meal tickets during the two-day trade show. Visit MNAgEXPO.com to register today!

This year will again feature an excellent list of exhibitors and an engaging lineup of speakers. 

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Kandiyohi/Stearns Annual Meeting

January 27, 2020 6:00 pm
New London Legion (Ash St NE, New London, MN 56273)

January 27th, New London Legion

6:00 – Registration/ Social Hour

6:30pm – Meal

7:00 PM – Short Annual Meeting and Speaker, Jerrid Sebesta

You may recognize Jerrid as a long-time TV meteorologist, most recently at KARE11 in the Twin Cities. Jerrid continues utilizing his media background at Taatjes Financial Group. Jerrid also travels the region speaking and doing financial wellness training for companies, associations and non-profits.

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Swift County Annual Meeting

January 28, 2020 8:30 am
McKinney’ (300 14th St S, Benson, MN 56215)

Swift County Annual Meeting

January 28, 2020

Location: McKinney’s, 300 14th St S, Benson, MN 56215

8:30am –Registration/Breakfast

9:00am- Program Begins

  • Annual Meeting
  • Speaker Mark Glady, WinField United
  • Plot updates from Seed DSM

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Webinar: Cover crops: Matching your management strategies and goals

January 29, 2020 12:00 pm
Webinar

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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There are a number of important considerations to address when deciding which cover crops fit best with your operation. In this presentation, we will discuss U of MN research to help match cover crop management strategies with your goals. Research results on potential benefits and limitations will be highlighted, with a particular emphasis on impacts on cash crop yield and nutrient management.

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Webinar: New pests and pathogens complicate Minnesota soybean and corn production

February 13, 2020 12:00 pm
Webinar

Date: Thursday, February 13, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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The soybean gall midge: Will this insect drive changes in Minnesota soybean production?

Learn the latest information on this new Minnesota pest.

New disease challenges: Tar spot in corn and frogeye leaf spot in soybean

Soybean and corn crops continue to be challenged by various diseases. Some have long been in MN and we manage them with various levels of success,

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