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Feb 18

2020 Brookings Area Crops Clinic and Private Applicator Training

Tuesday, February 18

SDSU Extension will host a Crops Clinic and Private Applicator Training event on Feb 18 at 8 AM CST at the McKnight Event Center (228 W. Main St., White, SD).


  • 8:00 AM CST: Registration at the Gate & Visit Booth
  • 8:30: Cereal Rye Cover Crop in Corn- Soybean Rotation - David Karki, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist
  • 9:00: Cover Crops & Soil Health - Eric Barsness, Agronomist, USDA-NRCS, SD
  • 9:50: BREAK
  • 10:15: Climate Outlook 2020 - Laura Edwards, SDSU Extension State Climatologist
  • 11:00: Compaction Reaction - Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist
  • 11:45: Lunch (included with registration)
  • 12:45 PM CST: Registration for Private Applicator Training. Photo ID required, Please bring your old applicator license as well.
  • 1:30: What to Expect in 2020 after 2019? - Paul Johnson, SDSU Extension Weed Science Coordinator
  • 2:15: Management of the Major Insect Pests in SD, Adam Varenhorst, SDSU Extension FIeld Crop Entomologist & Assistant Professor
  • 3:00: Private Applicator Training - What you need to know in SD, David Karki, SDSU Extension 


Registration is $10 at the gate. Please bring a photo ID and current or old pesticide applicator license number to register for the afternoon PAT sessions for re/certification. For more information, please contact David Karki, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist at the SDSU Extension Watertown Regional Center at 605.882.5140.