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Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
  • Ag roundup begins today

  • For the latest in farming, weed control, markets and technology related to agriculture production the NDSU Extension Roundup has something for nearly everyone.
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  • For the latest in farming, weed control, markets and technology related to agriculture production the NDSU Extension Roundup has something for nearly everyone.
    The Roundup began Jan. 8 at 8 a.m. with a free breakfast open to everyone sponsored by BASF, CPS (Crop Production Services, Dow AgroSciences/Mycogen, Lake Region Grain, DuPont, Feist Soil, Asgrow/DEKALB, Bayer, Bremer Bank and American Bank Center.
    The first general sessions started at 9:30 a.m. with a break at 10:30 a.m. and lunch at noon.
    Afternoon general sessions
    At 1 p.m. the general session is “What will our weather be in 2013?” by Drew Lerner from World Weather, Inc.
    At 2 p.m. is New Research at CREC by Blaine Schatz, director, NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center.
    A break at 2:30 p.m. sponsored by LR Radio Works and AgCountry Farm Credit Services.
    At 3 p.m. is Roundup Ready 1 Trait: Patent Expiration Issues by Ken Bertsch from the N.D. State Seed Department.
    At 3:30 p.m. Troublesome Weeds and Stripe Rust update by Scott Knoke, extension agent, Benson County NDSU Extension Service.
    Concurrent Sessions
    Armory Room
    At 2 p.m. What will the New Farm Bill Look Like? by Dwight Ackre.
    3 p.m. Winter Wheat: Fungicide Comparisons by John Lukach, agronomist, NDSU Langdon Research center.
    Courthouse Meeting Room
    3 p.m. What’s new in Soybean Production in 2013? with Hans Kandel.
    Memorial Building Basement
    2 p.m. Sodium: How much is too much? Karen Armstrong, Extension agent Rolette County, NDSU Extension Service.
    Wednesday, Jan. 9 schedule:
    General Sessions
    8 a.m. breakfast
    9:30 a.m. Herbicide Resistance with Brian Jenks, weed scientist, North Central Research Extension Center, Minot.
    10 a.m. Corn Industry update from Greg LaPlante, North Dakota Corn Growers Association.
    11 a.m. Fertility Product Reviews by Dave Franzen, soil specialist, NDSU Extension Service.
    1 p.m. Sulfur Fertility and Deficiency by Dave Franzen.
    2 p.m. Canadian Wheat Board Ruling and How it will affect U.S. Farmers by Frayne Olson, crops economist/marketing specialist, NDSU Extension Service.
    2:30 p.m. The Money Farm with Mike Krueger.
    Concurrent Sessions
    Armory Room
    At 9:30 a.m. Dry Bean Markets and Updates with Lionel Olson Extension agent, Grand Forks County and Greg Endres, area specialist, NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center and John Berthold, Walhalla Bean Co.
    11 a.m. Develpments in Corn Production with Greg LaPlante.
    1 p.m. Cell Phone Apps by John Nowatzki, ag machine systems specialist, NDSU Extension Service.
    Page 2 of 2 - 1:30 p.m. Dry Bean Research and Grower Panel by Greg Endres.
    Courthouse Historical Room
    At 9:30 a.m. Vitamins and Minerals: the Last Trimester by Lindsay Maddock, extension agent, Wells County.
    11 a.m. Improving Feed Value of Low-quality feeds via NH3 or Quickline by Karl Hoppe, area Extension specialist.
    1 p.m. Why now is the time to focus on pregnancy by Carl Dahlen, beef specialist, NDSU Extension Service.
    Courthouse Meeting Room
    At 9:30 a.m. What’s our land worth? (repeat) by Dwight Aakre, Andy Swenson and Willie Huot, NDSU Extension Service.
    1 p.m. Minimizing Fertility Loss by John Lukach.
    2 p.m. Cell Phone Apps (repeat) John Nowatzki
    Memorial Building Basement
    At 9:30 a.m. Soybean Cyst Nematode by Ken Nichols
    10 a.m. Latest in Satellite Imagery by John Illich, Agri ImaGIS Technologies.
    11 a.m. Wine Making Basics by Steve Sagaser, Grand Forks Extension
    1 p.m. NRCS Program update Paul Thompson
    1:30 What we have learned at the Edmore Tile Site by Jasper Teboh and Bill Hodous.
    2 p.m. Latest in Satellite Imagery (repeat) by John Illich.
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