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Nitrogen Smart Program Comes to Northwest Minnesota in February

Join University of Minnesota Extension for Nitrogen Smart in Crookston on February 12 or Parkers Prairie on February 17. The morning session covers fundamentals of nitrogen management and begins at each location at 9 AM. Afternoon advanced sessions begin at 1 PM and differ between locations.  The Crookston location will feature an advanced session called "A Deep Dive into the 4 Rs" and the Parkers Prairie location will feature an advanced session focused on manure management.  At individual locations participants are welcome to attend either or both sessions. Because this program is sponsored by the Minnesota Corn Growers there is no cost to attend.  No pre-registration is required.   February 12: UMN Northwest Research & Outreach Center, Youngquist Auditorium, 2900 University Ave., Crookston February 17: Prairie Event Center, 201 W. Main St., Parkers Prairie

Program set for 2020 Best of the Best Conferences

The Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Research conferences are opportunities for farmers in the Red River Valley to learn more about some of the latest check-off funded research taking place at University of Minnesota and North Dakota State University. Short presentations from university researchers will recap some of the 2019 challenges and help growers to prepare for the 2020 growing season.  Uniquely, these workshops also feature universally popular hands-on demonstrations. The programs begin at 8:25 AM and adjourn at 3:05 PM on February 5 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, ND and on February 6 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead. To view or download the conference agenda, click here . While there is no registration fee, for meal planning purposes pre-registration is encouraged. Register online by clicking on the "Best of the Best" link at or call (218) 253-4311 ext. 7.