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TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017

9:30 Register   10:00 Tour   12:00 Meal

CCA-CEUs available 


Links to Better Crop Production


Above-ground and Below-ground Diversity are Linked

Mike Lehman, USDA-ARS, Brookings SD & Marcia Deneke, USDA-NRCS, Huron SD


Plant Resistance: A Crucial Link in Harvesting Soybeans’ Full Potential

Eric Beckendorf, USDA-ARS, Brookings SD & Sophi Conzemius, SDSU, Brookings SD


Crop Diversity is a Key Link that Benefits Production

Randy Anderson, USDA-ARS, Brookings SD & Dan Forgey, Cronin Farms, Gettysburg SD


Directions to the Research Farm

3714 Western Avenue, Brookings SD: Exit 133 off I-29 (Hwy 14 Bypass), 2.5 miles West to Western Ave.; 1.5 miles North. Look for green highway signs along Hwy 14.


Rain? Presentations will be held in the machine shed at the Farm.

For information, contact the USDA ARS North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory, 605-693-3241.

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