Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4To help address key management issues of southwestern Minnesota producers, Barriers to Bushels will be held at four locations in late Feburary and early March. This is a program developed by the University of Minnesota Extension aimed at current issues and research in crop production with the intent to ultimately help increase a producer’s bottom line. Topics include soybean ground rolling research, corn, wheat, and soybean disease update, corn pest management, corn fertility, weed management, and more. Past participants expressed that they have benefited from the useful, research based and timely information the University brings to these meetings. This program is aimed to provide crop-management benefits for producers and ag professionals alike.

Registration is $30 and a free lunch will be provided courtesy of local sponsors at each location. Registration starts at 9:30 at each location.

Feb 25th - Dawson from 10:00 - 3:00 at Jeppe’s Sandtrap and Grill. Topics include:
* 7 Ugly Sins of Fertilizer N Management
* Miscellaneous Pest Management
* Is Ground Rolling for You?
* Update of Disease and Fungicides in Wheat
* Wheat Variety Update and Other Interesting Tidbits

Feb 27th - Benson from 10:00 - 3:00 at McKinney’s. Topics include:
* Is Ground Rolling for You?
* Update of Disease and Fungicides in Wheat
* Wheat Variety Update and Other Interesting Tidbits
* Miscellaneous Pest Management
* Utilizing BMP’s for Nitrogen: What is the Benefit for You?

March 3rd - Fergus Falls from 10:00 - 3:30 at the Bigwood Event Center. Topics include:
* Ruts, Residue, and Compaction, Oh My!
* Corn Fertility and Research Update
* Soybean Insect Control: How Much is Too Much?
* Soybean and Corn Disease Management Update
* Roundup Ready Technology are there Changes Ahead?
* Plant Populations and Stand Establishment for Corn

March 5th - Marshall from 10:00 to 3:00 at the Prairie Events Center. Topics include:
* Is Ground Rolling for You?
* The Perfect Marriage: RTK and Banding
* Miscellaneous Pest Management
* Utilizing BMP’s for Nitrogen: What is the Benefit for You?
* Roundup Ready Technology are There Changes Ahead?


Five CEU’s have been applied for at each location. For more information contact Jodi DeJong-Hughes at the Marshall Regional Extension Center (888-241-3261). See you at Barriers to Bushels!