Prairie Grains Conference RECAP

If you missed the conference or a particular session, we have posted the presentations below.

                    General Session | Wheat Research Session | Soybean Research Session
Farm Business Management & Marketing Breakout Sessions | Wheat & Soybean Breakout Session
              Policy & Production Breakout Session | Canola Production & Marketing Session

GENERAL SESSION

2018 Weather Outlook: The Weather Patterns and Cycles That Will Impact This
Winter and Next Growing Season
– DARYL RITCHISON, Meteorologist & Interim Director, NDSU NDAWN
NOT AVAILABLE
Agriculture’s Dilemma: Changing Public Values around Food and Environment
– DON WICK, Farm Broadcaster, Red River Farm Network
Dealing With A Wicked Problem
– GREG PAGE, Retired Chairman & CEO, Cargill
NOT AVAILABLE

WHEAT RESEARCH & REPORTING SESSION

Impact of Sulfur, Nitrogen and Their Interaction on Yield, Protein and Net Return
– Dr. Jasper Teboh, Soil Scientist, NDSU – Carrington
Accessing your 2018 Fungicide Options for Spring Wheat – Including New Fungicides
– Dr. Madeleine Smith, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology,
U of M Extension- NOT AVAILABLE
2018 Spring Wheat Variety Selection Using 2017 Local and Regional Research Results
– Dr. Jochum Wiersma, Small Grains Specialist, U of M Extension
Predicting Spring Wheat Protein Content Using Hand Held Active Sensors
– Matthew Rellaford, Graduate Research Assistant, NDSU
Enhancing Spring Wheat Yield Potential Through Canopy Conductance (Measurement of Water Removed by Leaf Transpiration) – Dr. Walid Sadok, Crop Physiologist, U of M
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SOYBEAN RESEARCH & REPORTING SESSION

2018 Soybean Variety Selection – Results from 2017 County and IDC Yield Trials
– Bill Craig, Agriculture Coordinator, Marshall and Pennington County
Identifying and Addressing Top Soybean Yield Limiting Factors
– J. Stanley, Graduate Research Assistant, NDSU
Enhancing Soybean Management Decisions – Using UAS, Satellite Imagery and VRT Technology
– Dr. Dave Grafstrom, Customized Training Rep, Northland Community and Technical College, Roseau, MN
Soybean Aphid: So Much for “Cheap and Easy” Management
– Dr. Phil Glogoza, U of M Extension Educator –Crops
Know your Enemy: Surveying Root Rot Pathogens
– Dr. Angie Peltier, U of M Extension Educator – Crops

FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & MARKETING

Crop Budgets and Breakeven Costs – The Foundation for a 2018 Marketing Plan
– Josh Tjosaas and Betsy Jensen, NCTC – Farm Business Management Instructors
Succession Planning – Sooner is Better: What Each Generation Can Do To Get the Ball Rolling
– Ron Dvergsten, NCTC Farm Business Management Instructor and Jeff Reese, CPA EA from Dahl Hatton Muir and Reese, Hallock, MN
2017 Agriculture Tax Update and Changes – Greg Dvergsten and Jessica Hanson, NCTC Farm Business Management Instructors
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WHEAT & SOYBEAN PRODUCTION

Developing a Short and Long-Range Plan to Manage Against Resistant Weeds and Insects  – Lee Briese, CPCC-1 and CCA, CENTROL Crop Consulting, Edgeley, ND
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Keeping Soybeans Green, Growing and Productive
 – Dr. Hans Kandel, Broadleaf Agronomist, NDSU Extension
Drift Management – Understanding Air Temperature Inversions and Reducing Spray Drift – Vernon Hofman, Professor Emeritus, NDSU Ag Engineering
Managing for High Yield Wheat Production and Quality: A Panel Discussion
– Dr. Jochum Wiersma, Small Grains Specialist, U of M Extension; Dr. Joel Ransom, Extension Agronomist, Small Grain and Corn, NDSU and Blake Vander Vorst, Cereal Product Selection Lead Scientist, Syngenta. Moderator: Mike Hergert, Hall of Fame Farm Broadcaster
Round Table Discussions on Variable Rate Nitrogen vs. Flat Rate N; Mapping Wheat Protein with an On-Combine Protein Analyzer and Topdress with 28% UAN Trials
– Lauren Proulx, On-Farm Research Coordinator and Agronomist and Rob Proulx, Project
Principle Investigator, MN Wheat

POLICY & PRODUCTION

Water Quality Issues Impacting Ag – Nitrogen Fertilizer Rule, Soil Loss Rule, Best Management Practices and Research
– Dave Frederickson, Commissioner, MDA, (Invited) and Warren Formo, Executive Director, MN Ag Water Resource Center

CANOLA PRODUCTION & MARKETING

New Strategies in Canola Management Increase Profit – Dave Grafstrom, Customized Training Rep, Northland Community and Technical College, Roseau, MN; Jarod Wunderlich, Plains Grain & Agronomy, Enderlin, ND; Tony Brateng, MN Producer and Steve Guty, ND Producer
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Gene Editing Technology: Canola Non-GMO Opportunities and Premium Grain Contracts – Scott V. Anderson, Cibus; Ray Albrecht and Dan Oberholtzer, Cargill, West Fargo
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