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Published on Wednesday, November 15, 2017

MSU Crop and Pest Management School

Event date: 1/2/2018 - 1/4/2018 Export event

 

Montana State University will host its annual Crop and Pest Management School set for Jan. 2-4 at MSU’s Burns Technology Center located in Barnard Hall. The two-and-a-half-day workshop will focus on crop and pest management in forage and pulse crops and is geared toward producers, certified crop advisers, county agents and other agribusiness. 

 

This is the 15th year MSU has offered the workshop, which attracts a diverse and high-quality roster of speakers that includes producers, industry, government and academic agriculturists. This year’s presenters will speak on a wide range of agronomy topics, including disease and insect control, pulse agronomy, cover crop management, pea and lentil grading procedures, and legal/safety requirements of seed handling, among other topics.

 

In addition to MSU speakers, guest speakers for the conference are: Byron Lannoye, Pulse USA, Inc.; Todd Scholz, U.S. Dry Pea and Lentil Council; Greg Stordahl, Montana Department of Agriculture State Grain Lab; and Michael Wunsch, North Dakota State University.

 

Upon completion of the workshop, credits will be available for private and commercial applicators and certified crop advisers.

 

The cost for the workshop is $195. The deadline to register is Dec. 26. The full workshop schedule can be found at: http://plantsciences.montana.edu/producersandfarmers/CPMS%20Brochure%202018.pdf.

 

To register online, go to: https://payment.msuextension.org/product/E5E59944-155D-011A-010F8B1D2C2B5A42. A printable mail-in form can be found at: http://plantsciences.montana.edu/producersandfarmers/CPMS%20Brochure%202018.pdf.

 

For more information about the workshop, contact Ruth O’Neill at ruth.oneill@montana.edu.


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