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NDSU Extension virtual canola production meeting March 12

Farmers and crop advisers interested in canola production management updates should plan to participate in the 2024 Getting-it-Right in Canola Production virtual meeting on March 12, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

This online-only meeting is conducted by North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension and is supported by the Northern Canola Growers Association.

"University and industry professionals will provide research updates and recommendations to assist canola farmers with production decisions for the 2024 growing season," says Anitha Chirumamilla, Extension cropping systems specialist at the Langdon Research Extension Center and co-organizer of the event.

The webinar will be delivered by Zoom. There is no fee to attend but pre-registration is required at http://www.ndsu.edu/agriculture/ag-hub/getting-it-right. All who preregister will receive emailed instructions for participating in the event.

"This meeting will focus on the latest research in canola and will help growers and consultants make sustainable and profitable decisions," says Greg Endres, Extension cropping systems specialist at the Carrington Research Extension Center and co-organizer.

Topics that will be covered include agronomic practices in irrigated and dryland canola, such as cultivar selection, seed rate, plant establishment and intercropping, fertilizer recommendations, disease, insect and weed management, and biofuel and crop market updates.

The presentations will be recorded and archived. Attendees also will receive a list of pertinent Extension canola production reference materials that will supplement information from the presentations. Certified crop adviser continuing education credits will be available for meeting participants.

 
 
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