2019 International Crop Expo

Wednesday, February 20th - 9am to 5pm

Thursday, February 21st - 9am to 4pm

Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND

2019 International Crop Expo

Wednesday, February 20th - 9am to 5pm

Thursday, February 21st - 9am to 4pm

Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND

2019 International Crop Expo

Wednesday, February 20th - 9am to 5pm

Thursday, February 21st - 9am to 4pm

Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND

International Crop Expo Programming

Wednesday, February 20th

9am to 5pm

SMALL GRAINS PROGRAM

9:00 - 9:30 am
What you need to know and do before meeting with your banker!
Greg Goodman, Chief Credit Officer, Choice Financial

9:40 - 10:10 am
New ND Fertilizer recommendations, Micronutrients and Myths
Dr. David Franzen, NDSU Extension Soils Specialist

10:20 - 10:50 am (Joint Session w/Beans)
Rethinking soil and water conservation practices
Dr. David Lobb, Dept of Soil Science, University of Manitoba

11:00 - 11:30 am (Joint Session w/Small Grains)
Tips for using Soil Health Building Practices  
Dr. Abbey Wick, NDSU Extension Soil Health Specialist


SOYBEAN/DRY BEAN PROGRAM
(with NDSU Extension Grand Forks County)

9:00 - 9:30 am
Dry Bean Breeding Update
Dr. Juan Osorno, NDSU Dry Bean Breeder/Geneticist

9:40 - 10:10 am
Soybean/Dry Bean Disease Update
Dr. Sam Markell, NDSU Extension Broadleaf Plant Pathologist

10:20 - 10:50 am (Joint Session w/Small Grains)
Tillage, Buffers, Costs, and Remedies for a cleaner Red River Watershed
Dr. David Lobb, Dept of Soil Science, University of Manitoba

11:00 - 11:30 am (Joint Session w/Small Grains)
Tips for using Soil Health Building Practices
Dr. Abbey Wick, NDSU Extension Soil Health Specialist

 

POTATO PROGRAM

9:00 - 9:30 am
Mark Klompien, CEO United Potato Growers

9:30 - 9:45 am
Blair Richardson, President and CEO Potatoes USA

9:45 - 10:15 am
RJ Harvey, Global Marketing Manager, Potatoes USA

10:30 - 10:55 am
John Keeling, Executive VP and CEO, National Potato Council

10:55-11:10 am
Update on potato crop insurance policies
Shelia Schenk, USDA Risk Management Agency

11:10-11:35 am
Overview of the Potato Sustainability Initiative program
Ida Yu, Potato Sustainability Initiative

Thursday, February 21st

9am to 4pm

SMALL GRAINS PROGRAM

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Small Grain Insects update
Dr. Ian MacRae,  U of M Extension Entomologist

9:40 – 10:10 a.m.
Herbicide-resistant Weed ID and Potential UAV Spray Applications”
John Nowatzki, NDSU Extension Specialist ABEN

10:20 -10:50 a.m. (Joint Session w/Beans)
Market Outlook
Dr. Frayne Olson, NDSU Extension Service Crops Economist/Marketing Specialist

11:00 - 11:30 a.m. (Joint Session w/Beans)
Palmer Amaranth: A Discussion
NDSU Extension

SOYBEAN/DRY BEAN PROGRAM
(with NDSU Extension Grand Forks County)

9:00 - 9:30 am
Soybean Drying and Storage Tips – 2019 Edition
Dr. Kenneth Hellevang, NDSU Extension Engineer

9:40 - 10:10 am
Dry Bean Production Tips
Greg Endres, NDSU Area Extension Specialist, Cropping Systems

10:20 - 10:50 am (Joint session w/ Small Grains)
Market Outlook
Dr. Frayne Olson, NDSU Extension Service Crops Economist/Marketing Specialist

11:00 - 11:30 am (Joint session w/ Small Grains)
Palmer Amaranth: A Discussion
NDSU Extension

POTATO PROGRAM

9:00 – 9:10 a.m.
Minnesota Certified Seed Report
Jeff Miller, MN Department of Agriculture

9:10 – 9:20 a.m.
North Dakota Certified Seed Report
Kent Sather, ND State Seed Department 

9:50 -10:15 a.m. 
Recognizing Herbicide Injury
Dr. Andy Robinson

10:300 - 11:00 a.m.
Disease Management in Storage
Dr. Nora Olsen

11:00 - 11:30 AM
42 years of Potato Pathology Research
Dr. Neil Gudmestad, NDSU

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tuber Quality Following Cold Injury
Dr. Nora Olsen