July 8 Is A Special Day For Farmers
Southeast Research Farm will host Summer Research Day July 8, 2014 at the farm (29974 University Road, Beresford SD; location is 6 miles west of Beresford on Highway 46 and 2.75 miles south on University Road).
This Research Day will feature field tours, a producer panel as well as presentations by SDSU Extension staff, SDSU faculty and NRCS personnel. This Research Day is open to the public.
Field tours will start at 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 6 p.m. Indoor presentations will start at 3:30 p.m. and repeat at 6 p.m.
Speakers and topics
Multi-Hybrid Planter presented by Peter Sexton, Southeast Farm Supervisor, SDSU Plant Science;
Tiling presented by Chris Hay, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Water Management Engineer;
Soil Health presented by Sara Berg, Research Assistant within SDSU Plant Science Dept.;
Corn Nitrogen Response presented by Eric Barsness, NRCS;
Cover Crops Interseeded into Soybeans and Soybean On-Farm Research presented by Greig Reicks, Research Associate, SDSU Plant Science;
Nitrogen Timing in Corn presented by Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist;
Weed Control Options presented by Paul Johnson, SDSU Extension Weed Science Coordinator and Darrell Deneke, SDSU Extension IPM Coordinator;
Selecting Winter Wheat Lines for Ability to Compete with Weeds presented by David Karki, SDSU Plant Science;
Climate Weather Update presented by Dennis Todey, SDSU Extension Climate Specialist, SDSU Ag & Biosystems Engineering;
Soybean Pest Update presented by Kelley Tilmon, SDSU Extension Soybean Entomology Specialist;
BT Resistance and Corn Rootworms presented by Ada Szczepaniec, SDSU Extension Entomology Specialist;
Phosphorus Cycling presented by Howard Woodard, SDSU Plant Science;
Soybean Disease Updates presented by Emmanuel Byamukama, SDSU Extension Plant Pathologist;
Soil Microbial Activity and Cover Crops presented by Mike Lehman, USDA-ARS; and
Twin Row Soybeans and Lupines presented by Brad Rops, Operations Manager, Southeast Farm, SDSU.
A producer panel will discuss and take audience questions on "No-Till Crop Management" during supper hour.