It’s never too early to think about spring planting. Sunflower producers will get some expert advice on making 2015’s crop profitable and how to battle diseases and insects and more at the National Sunflower Association’s annual Research Forum January 7-8, 2015 at the Ramada Plaza Suites and Convention Center in Fargo, ND.
Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, North Dakota State University, South Dakota State University, University of Nebraska, Kansas State University, and Iowa State University will present their findings on sunflower studies they have conducted. Topics will cover everything from diseases, to protecting sunflower from blackbirds, preventing combine fires during harvest, precision planting, and insect control.
Dr. Brent Hulke, USDA-ARS, Northern Crops Science Lab, Fargo, ND will speak about the results and highlights of the 2014 spring planting survey during Wednesday’s noon luncheon.
Registration information and the agenda for the meeting can be found on the NSA website: www.sunflowernsa.com/events
For more information, contact John Sandbakken or Jody Kerzman.