Crop & Pest Management conference is Dec. 8-10
ST. PAUL — Crop & Pest Management Connect offers a strong educational program with a wealth of pest, crop and fertilizer management topics. This three-day online conference will focus on different crop topics each day:
Dec. 8: Corn topics highlighting hybrid selection, nitrogen and fungicide research results, updates on nitrogen inhibitors, corn rootworm and a grain price outlook.
Dec. 9: Soybeans will be the focus with topics including phosphorus and potassium management, foliar fungicide, soybean cyst nematode, soybean stem diseases and SDS management.
Dec. 10: A wide variety of topics will be covered, including controlled drainage, alfalfa fertility, Kernza and Camelina crop alternatives, integrated weed management, soil health and water management, tillage management, manure nutrient credits and understanding herbicide resistance in difficult to control weeds.
Individuals may attend one, two, or all three days, with a set cost per day. Certified crop advisors can earn up to 12 continuing education units (CEUs) over the three-day period.
Each day will include eight short presentations followed by a live question-and-answer period for participants to engage with academic experts from Minnesota and surrounding states. Presentations will be offered via Zoom each day from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
For more information and to register, visit z.umn.edu/cpmconnect.