2020 International Crop Expo

February 19-20, 2020

Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND

2020 International Crop Expo

February 19-20, 2020

Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND

2020 International Crop Expo

February 19-20, 2020

Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND

International Crop Expo Programming

February 19, 2020

 

Soybean/Dry Bean Program

 

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

Optimizing Fungicide Application
Methods for Improved Management
of White Mold in Soybeans and Dry Beans

Dr. Michael Wunsch,
Carrington Research Extension Center,
Plant Pathologist
9:40 – 10:10 a.m

 

North Dakota Soybean Fertility Revisions
Dr. Dave Franzen, NDSU Extension,
Soil Science Specialist
10:20—10:50 a.m.

 

Updated Soybean Management Practices
Dr. Hans Kandel, NDSU Extension Agronomist for
Broadleaf Crop Production
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

 

 

 

Emotional Stress on the Farm: Implementing
Practical Strategies to Cope
Monica Kramer-McConkey, LPC, Rural Mental
Health Specialist, MN Dept. of Ag
(Joint Session with Small Grains)
February 20, 2020

 

Soybean/Dry Bean Program

 

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

 

Soybean Weed Management Challenges in 2020
Dr. Joe Ikley,
NDSU Extension Weed Specialist
9:40 – 10:10 a.m

 

 

 

 

 

 

What’s New for Insect Pests of Dry Beans
and Soybean
Dr. Jan Knodel, NDSU Extension Entomologist
Soybean aphid pyrethroid resistance update (still
alive in ND), soybean gall midge (new invasive
pest coming toward ND), and foliage feeding
caterpillar (Thistle caterpillars and green
cloverworms were bad in 2019 on soybeans
and dry beans.)
 
10:20—10:50 a.m.

 

 

2020 Marketing without 20/20 Vision
Bret Oelke,
President, Innovus Agra LLC
(Joint Session With Small Grains)

International Crop Expo Programming

February 19, 2020 Potato Program
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Fertilization after Fall Flooding
- Dr. Carl Rosen
9:30– 10:00 a.m United Potato Growers Potato Outlook
- Mark Klompien, CEO United Potato Growers
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

 

Washington Update
- Kam Quarles, Executive VP and CEO, National Potato Council
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.

 

Potato Market and Programs Update
- Kendra Keenan, Global Marketing Manager, Foodservice, Potatoes USA
11:15 – 11:30 a.m

 

BASF – New Products for Potato: Provysol, Zidua and Sefnia - Ken Deibert, BASF
11:30 a.m.
– 12:00 p.m.
Use of aerial imagery for potato growers 
- Kirk Stueve, Ceres Imaging
February 20, 2020 Potato Program
9:00 – 9:10 a.m.
Minnesota Certified Seed Report
- Eric Byre, MN Department of Agriculture
9:10– 9:20 a.m

 

North Dakota Certified Seed Report
- Kent Sather, ND State Seed Department
9:20 - 9:50 a.m.

 

What’s with the Wild Fall Weather?
- Daryl Richison, Director NDAWN
9:50 - 10:20 a.m.

 

Trapping Spores of Late Blight: The Canadian experience
-Eugenia Banks, Ontario Potato Board 
10:30 – 11:00 a.m Pointers on Spring Fumigation
- Kyle Coleman, NovaSource 
11:00 – 11:30 a.m

 

2020 Vision on Seed Management
- Andy Robinson, Gary Secor, NDSU 
11:30 – 12:00 p.m

 

Common Scab Management
- Eugenia Banks, Ontario Potato Board

International Crop Expo Programming

February 19, 2020 Small Grains Program
9:00 – 9:30 a.m
Soil Testing after a Wet Fall: How Low Can You Go?

– John Breker, Soil Scientist, AGVISE Laboratories

9:40 – 10:10 a.m.

 

 

Challenges and Opportunities of Using Drones to
Aid in Crop Management Decisions

– Dr. Joel Ransom, NDSU Extension Agronomist
for Smalls Grains and Cor
n
 

10:20—10:50 a.m.

 

 

Options for Spring Application of Fertilizer
– Marla Riekman, Manitoba Agriculture,
Soil Management Specialist,
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

 

 

 

Emotional Stress on the Farm: Implementing
Practical Strategies to Cope
Monica Kramer-McConkey, LPC, Rural Mental
Health Specialist, MN Dept. of Ag
(Joint Session with Small Grains)
February 20, 2020

 

Small Grains Program

 

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

 

Small Grain Disease Update: What We Learned in 2019 
- Dr. Andrew Friskop, NDSU Cereal Crop Extension
Plant Pathologist
9:40 – 10:10 a.m

 

 

Drying and Storage Options for High Moisture Grain
– Dr. Ken Hellevang, NDSU Extension Ag Engineer

 

10:20—10:50 a.m.

 

2020 Marketing without 20/20 Vision
– Bret Oelke, President, Innovus Agra, LLC
(Joint Session with Beans)