ROC Research Update
The ROC Research Update will highlight current University of Minnesota agricultural research that is conducted at the West Central, Southern and Southwest Research & Outreach Centers (ROCs). The ROCs are collaborating to share regionally focused research results and recommendations with area crop and livestock producers.
Presentations and speakers include:
- Farm Income Trends: The Good, The Bad, and The Reality – Nathan Hulinsky, Extension Educator, Applied Economics
- “Kernza” Intermediate wheatgrass for grazing and as a dual purpose cover crop – Bradley Heins, Associate Professor, WCROC
- Utilization of cover crops (winter camelina) by pigs – Yuzhi Li, Associate Professor, WCROC
- Corn and Soybean Weed Management – Thomas Hoverstad, Researcher, SROC
- Expecting the unexpected in insect and disease management. How to hedge your bets. – Bruce Potter, Integrated Pest Management Specialist, SWROC
- A watershed approach to treating agricultural drainage and surface runoff – Jeff Strock, Professor, SWROC
- Phosphorus Application to MN Soils – Paulo Pagliari, Assistant Professor, SWROC
- Benefits and Limitations of Cover Crops Use in Minnesota – Axel Garcia y Garcia, Assistant Professor, SWROC
The ROC Research Update is open to the public. The program begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes at 3:15 p.m. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and costs $40 (includes lunch). Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is encouraged. Continuing education units for certified crop advisers have been applied for.
Please contact Emily Evans at 507-752-7372 or email@example.com with any questions.
ROC Research Updates are sponsored by the University of Minnesota Southwest, Southern and West Central Research & Outreach Centers, College of Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences, and Extension.