North Dakota State University’s Langdon Research Extension Center (LREC) will hold its field day live this year on July 22.

Staff Feature

NORTH DAKOTA - The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon, followed by lunch.

“Local growers will receive the most up-to-date information regarding the many challenges of the 2021 growing season in northeastern North Dakota,” says Randy Mehlhoff, the center’s director.

Topics that will be covered and the presenters are:

  • Cover crops on saline and sodic field areas, Naeem Kalwar, Extension soil health specialist at the LREC
  • NDSU soybean crop breeding program update, Carrie Miranda, NDSU soybean breeder
  • NDSU pulse crop breeding program update, Nano Bandillo, NDSU pulse crop breeder
  • NDSU hard red spring wheat (HRSW) breeding program report, Andrew Green, NDSU HRSW breeder
  • 2021 small-grain disease update, Andrew Friskop, NDSU Extension specialist in small grain diseases
  • 2021 canola growing season report, Ron Beneda, CHS agronomist
  • 2021 insects affecting canola and other crops in northeastern North Dakota, Anitha Chirumamilla, Extension agriculture and natural resources agent for Cavalier County  
  • 2021 canola disease update, Venkat Chapara, LREC research plant pathologist
  • Soybean and dry bean row spacing study, Bryan Hanson, LREC research agronomist
  • Northeastern North Dakota weed problems, Joe Ikley, NDSU Extension weed specialist

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