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Jul 14

Northeast Research Farm Field Day

Thursday, July 14

SDSU Northeast Research Farm near South Shore, South Dakota.
Courtesy: SDSU Northeast Research Farm

The South Dakota Agriculture Experiment Station at SDSU will host a field day at the SDSU Northeast Research Farm near South Shore, South Dakota on Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 4:30 p.m. CDT until dusk. The is farm located 2.5 miles west of Interstate 29 off Exit 193, or the South Shore/Stockholm exit (5710 455th Ave., South Shore, SD 57263).

The field day will feature four continuous running tours, with each lasting about an hour (see descriptions below). Between tours, stop by and talk with Connie Tande, SDSU Extension Plant Diagnostician, about plant sample issues, identification of pests or field problems.

The event will include a meal provided by our sponsors. This year the tour is being sponsored by the South Dakota Crop Improvement Association, South Dakota Wheat Commission and South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council.

For more information, contact David Karki, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist, or call the SDSU Northeast Research Farm at 605-688-4591.

Field Tour Descriptions

Tour 1: Weed Management

  • Paul O. Johnson, SDSU Extension Weed Management Coordinator, will talk on how pre-emergent herbicides worked in this very wet and late spring year and discuss weed management strategies in the glyphosate-resistant weed period, like dicamba, Enlist and GT 27 beans.

Tour 2: Corn Fertility

  • Jason Clark, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Soil Fertility Specialist, and Peter Kovacs, Assistant Professor Agronomy, will speak on starter fertilizer management in corn.
  • It will feature nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium use in corn.

Tour 3: Insects and Oats

  • Adam Varenhorst, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Field Crop Entomologist, will cover insect problems in soybeans and wheat.
  • David Karki, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist, will cover information on oats.

Tour 4: Soybean Fertility and Biological Agronomy

  • Jonathan Kleinjan, SDSU Extension Agronomist, will cover soybean fertility.
  • Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist, will give a talk on biological agronomy.