• U of M Winter Crops Day Meeting January 18

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    January 11, 2019
    The U of MN, Southern Research and Outreach Center’s 2019 Winter Crops Day will be held Friday, January 18, 2019 at the UM Southern Research and Outreach Center, Waseca and Heintz Center, Rochester. Registration at the door begins 8:30 a.m. at both locations with the program to begin at 9:00. Cost of the event is $40, which will include morning refreshments, lunch and handout materials. Continuing education credits have been applied for Certified Crop Advisers. The program is the same at both locations, flipping order from morning to afternoon session at each location. The Heintz Center in Rochester is located at 1926 Collegeview Drive East, the Southern Research and Outreach Center is located at 35838 120th Street, Waseca. The program will focus on production agriculture with emphasis on crop and soil science. One session will highlight all aspects of cover crop management including species selection, seeding/establishment date and methods, crop rotation, and soil health. The other half of the program will cover all aspects of potassium, nutrition in crops and soil test methods. For specific topics and times, details can be found at the SROC web site at: http://sroc.cfans.umn.edu or contact the SROC at (507) 835-3620. The annual Winter Crops Day meetings are open to the public. Producers, farm managers, ag consultants and salespeople, or others interested in learning more about production agriculture with an emphasis on crop and soil science are encouraged to attend. 
    Contact:
    Thomas R. Hoverstad, Scientist
    507-835-3620
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