UMN Extension Announces Small Grain Plot Tours

Photo courtesy UMN Extension.

The UMN Extension is offering Small Grain Summer Plot Tours to provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable.

Tours will be held in several locations from late June through July.

Presentation topics include:

  • Production agronomics
  • Variety selection
  • Pest identification and management
  • Fungicide use

These programs are interactive with hands-on demonstrations of genetics, pests and growth stages. They feature tours of current research plots as well as discussions of on-farm experiences. Feel free to bring any field samples for diagnosis or discussion!

Monday, June 27, 2022
Southern MN small grain plot tours—LeCenter
12:30–3 p.m.
Ruth Hoefs/Ron Pomije Farm (Farm shop)

Monday, June 27, 2022
Southern MN small grain plot tours—New Ulm
5–7 p.m.
Gieseke Farms

Monday, July 11, 2022
Northern MN small grain plot tours—Fergus Falls
9–11 a.m.
John Walkup Farm

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Northern MN small grain plot tours—Oklee
9–11 a.m.
Swenson Seed Farm

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Northern MN small grain plot tours—Humboldt
9–11 a.m.
Mark & Neil Wiese Farm

Friday, July 22, 2022
Northern MN small grain plot tours—Strathcona
1–3 p.m.
Jim Kukowkski Farm

For more information visit: https://extension.umn.edu/courses-and-events/small-grain-summer-plot-tours.


UMN Extension Announces Small Grain Plot Tours

Photo courtesy UMN Extension.

The University of Minnesota Extension will be offering Small Grain Summer Plot Tours in several Minnesota locations from late June through July. The tours will provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable.

Small grain specialists and educators will present information on production agronomics, variety selection, pest identification and management, and fungicide use.

These programs are interactive with hands-on demonstrations of genetics, pests, and growth stages. They feature tours of current research plots as well as discussions of on-farm experiences. Attendees are welcome to bring field samples for diagnosis or discussion!

For the full schedule of events, visit the UMN Extension website, here. The events are also listed on the MCIA calendar, here.


Small Grain Plot Tour—Strathcona

The Small Grain Summer Plot Tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. University of Minnesota Extension small grain specialists and educators will present information on:

  • Production agronomics
  • Variety selection
  • Pest identification and management
  • Fungicide use

Small Grain Plot Tour—Humboldt

The Small Grain Summer Plot Tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. University of Minnesota Extension small grain specialists and educators will present information on:

  • Production agronomics
  • Variety selection
  • Pest identification and management
  • Fungicide use

Small Grain Plot Tour—Oklee

The Small Grain Summer Plot Tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. University of Minnesota Extension small grain specialists and educators will present information on:

  • Production agronomics
  • Variety selection
  • Pest identification and management
  • Fungicide use

Small Grain Plot Tour—Fergus Falls

The Small Grain Summer Plot Tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. University of Minnesota Extension small grain specialists and educators will present information on:

  • Production agronomics
  • Variety selection
  • Pest identification and management
  • Fungicide use

Small Grain Plot Tour—Benson

The Small Grain Summer Plot Tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. University of Minnesota Extension small grain specialists and educators will present information on:

  • Production agronomics
  • Variety selection
  • Pest identification and management
  • Fungicide use

Small Grain Plot Tour—Becker

The Small Grain Summer Plot Tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. University of Minnesota Extension small grain specialists and educators will present information on:

  • Production agronomics
  • Variety selection
  • Pest identification and management
  • Fungicide use

Small Grain Plot Tour—New Ulm

The Small Grain Summer Plot Tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. University of Minnesota Extension small grain specialists and educators will present information on:

  • Production agronomics
  • Variety selection
  • Pest identification and management
  • Fungicide use

Small Grain Plot Tour—Lamberton

The Small Grain Summer Plot Tours provide farmers and crop consultants with the tools to make small grain production successful and profitable. University of Minnesota Extension small grain specialists and educators will present information on:

  • Production agronomics
  • Variety selection
  • Pest identification and management
  • Fungicide use