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Advanced Crop Advisors Workshop - February 7-8, 2023

The Advanced Crop Advisors Workshop agenda has been set. With registration capped at 150 attendees, registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. When: February 7 (10:15 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.) & 8 (7:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.), 2023 Where: Fargo Holiday Inn (1-29 & 13th Ave S); 3803 13th Ave S; Fargo, ND 58103 Cost: $150 for both days, and $100 for one day (choose to attend either Feb. 7 or Feb. 8) Visit the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center website for more information and to register. Up to 9 continuing education units (CEUs) will be offered when attending both days.  General session topics & speakers 2023 Market Expectations & Cash Flow. Randy Zimmerman, West Central Ag Services; Ulen, MN      This session will review 2023 crop price outlook, grain marketing strategies, projected cash flows and  breakeven for area crops. (1 CM CEU)   Football to Field. Kevin Hollands Centrol Crop Consulting: Fisher, MN & Dr. Sam Markell, North Dakota State University;

Calling all NW MN Crop Advisors in Need of CEU Opportunities

Happy New Year! Do you need to earn some continuing education units (CEU) this winter to maintain your certified crop advisor certification? If so, find some great regional opportunities to do so in January and February 2023. Research Updates for Ag Professionals - Crookston When:     Thursday, January 12, 2023, 12:30 - 4:40 p.m. Where:   Youngquist Auditorium, Northwest Research & Outreach Center                   2900 University Ave., Crookston, MN 56716 Cost:        $60 in advance (credit card), $70 at the door (check or credit card)   Up to 5 CEUs will be offered. Topics and Speakers 1. Latest research updates on bacterial leaf streak and ergot in wheat. Dr. Andrew Friskop, Extension cereal grain pathologist, North Dakota State University. 2. Small grains update. Dr. Jochum Wiersma, Extension small grains specialist, Univ. of Minnesota.   3. Insect Update 2022 / Prognostications for 2023? Dr. Ian MacRae, Extension entomologist, Univ. of Minnesota.   4. Do newly drained fiel