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SDSU Extension hosts Winter Agronomy Meetings

January 17, 2019

BROOKINGS, S.D. - SDSU Extension will host agronomy meetings in Mitchell, January 14; Tyndall, January 16; and Burke, January 31.

All meetings will cover the following topics led by SDSU Extension staff and partners:

  • Climate Update: Mike Gillispie, National Weather Service
  • Grain Storage During Wet Years: Kenneth Hellevang, NDSU
  • Current Farm Economics: Jack Davis, SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist
  • Dealing with Field Ruts: Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist

Pest Related Topics will be covered during the concurrent Pesticide Applicator Training by SDSU Extension staff.

Meeting details

Mitchell Agronomy Meeting

Date: January 14, 2019
Location: Mitchell Technical Institute Technology Center Amphitheater (1800 E. Spruce St.)
Meeting Time: Noon to 3:30
RSVP by January 7 to Sara Bauder, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist by email or 605.995.7378.

More details: Lunch is 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.

Tyndall Agronomy Meeting

Date: January 16, 2019
Location: Tyndall Community Center (1609 Laurel St.)
Meeting Time: 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
RSVP by January 9 to Sara Bauder, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist by email or 605.995.7378.

More details: Supper is served at 5:30pm. Private applicator training will begin following the agronomy meeting. It will run 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. All are welcome to attend public Agronomy Meeting and/or come listen to pest related topics during pesticide applicator training.

Burke Agronomy MEETING

Date: January 31, 2019
Location: Burke Civic Center (Main Street)
Meeting Time: Noon to 3:30 p.m.
RSVP by January 24 to Sara Bauder, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist by email or 605.995.7378.

Meeting details: 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.

Registration details

The meetings are provided at no cost thanks to SDSU Extension and the following sponsors: 
Mitchell: CHS Farmers Alliance; 
Tyndall: Tabor Lumber Coop, Koch Insurance; 
Burke: Missouri Valley Mutual Insurance Co., South Central Livestock Supply, Suzette Johnson - Farm Bureau Financial Services and Gregory County Farm Bureau. 

To plan for meals, registration for these meetings is requested to Sara Bauder, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist by email or 605.995.7378. For more information visit the Events page