SDSU Extension will host an agronomy meeting on Jan 31 at 9 AM CST at Burke Civic Center (822 Main Street, Burke, SD 57523).
Lunch will be served at noon. Private applicator training will be held prior to the start of the agronomy meeting beginning at 9 a.m. and running until noon. All are welcome to come listen to pest related topics during pesticide applicator training and/or attend public Agronomy Meeting.
RSVP by January 24 to Sara Bauder, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist by email or 605.995.7378. The meetings are provided at no cost thanks to SDSU Extension and the following sponsors: Missouri Valley Mutual Insurance Co., South Central Livestock Supply, Suzette Johnson - Farm Bureau Financial Services and Gregory County Farm Bureau.
9:00 - 10:00 am Pesticide License Update* - Connie Strunk, SDSU Extension Plant Pathology Field Specialist
10:00 - 11:00 am Understanding Labels* - Sara Bauder, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist
11:00 - Noon 2019 Pest Concerns* - Gared Shaffer, SDSU Extension Weeds Field Specialist; Connie Strunk, SDSU Extension Plant Pathology Field Specialist
Noon - 12:30 Lunch
12:30 - 1:00 pm Climate Update - Mike Gillispie, NWS
1:00 - 2:00 pm Grain Storage During Wet Years - Dr. Kenneth Hellevang, NDSU
2:00 - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 - 3:00 pm Current Farm Economics - Jack Davis, SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist
3:00 - 3:30 pm Dealing with Field Ruts - Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist
*Topics with asterisk are required for pesticide applicator certification