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Dakota Lakes Research Farm Annual Field Day June 28
South Dakota Ag Connection - 06/24/2018

Cool-season crop varieties will be one focus of the SDSU Dakota Lakes Research Farm Annual Field Day scheduled for June 28. The field day will begin at 3 p.m. CDT and conclude at 8:30.

Attendees will view winter wheat, field pea and lentil variety trials. Discussions focusing on the varieties will be led by Sunish Sehgal, SDSU assistant professor and winter wheat breeder, Chris Graham, SDSU Extension Agronomist, and Emily Paul from Pulse USA.

Information will be provided on the SDSU Mesonet by Nathan Edwards, Mesonet director, including recently added tools such as the spray tool and inversion predictor.

Other demonstrations will include herbicide drift symptoms, grazing and native pasture restoration work, the impact of field fires and damage mitigation and protecting soils from wind erosion. Presenters include Ruth Beck, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist, Cody Zilverberg, SDSU adjunct professor, Jose Guzman, SDSU assistant professor of soils management, and Dwayne Beck, SDSU Dakota Lakes Research Farm manager.

Jason Miller from the USDA-NRCS will lead a tour with information regarding the long-term rotations and no-till crop production systems that have been the backbone of the farm's research work for many years.

A light meal will be served. There is no cost or required registration. Everyone interested is encouraged to attend.

The farm is located 17 miles east of Pierre on Highway 34. For more information on the SDSU Dakota Lakes Research Farm Field Day call 605-773-8120.

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