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

General Session | Wheat Research Session | Soybean Research Session

Break out Sessions | On-Farm Summit

GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATION: 
2017 Weather Outlook: The Big Weather Patterns and Cycles Influencing Winter and Growing Season
Daryl Ritchison, NDSU, Extension Meteorologist, NDAWN
The Aftermath of the 2016 Elections – The Outlook for Federal Agriculture Policy Impacting Your Farm
– Sara Wyant, President, Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc.
Market Situation & Outlook for our Region’s Crop
Rob Fronning, VP Insurance & Commodity Marketing Education, AgCountry, FCS
WHEAT RESEARCH SESSION
Did Your Wheat Leaves Turn the Colors of Fall this Season? The Many Shades and Strains of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus in MN and ND
– Dr. Madeleine Smith, U of M Extension, Plant Pathologist
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Spring Wheat Responses to Starter Fertilizer, Micronutrients and Root Inoculant
– Dr. Grant Mehring, MN Wheat Research Director, NDSU Dept. Plant Sciences & ND Corn Council
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Spring Wheat Growth Regulator Research Results: Small Plot and On-Farm
Dr. Dave Grafstom, Agronomist, Northland Community and Technical College
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Economics, Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Effects of Nitrogen and Sulfur Fertilizer Level Combinations on Spring Wheat
– Dr. Jasper Teboh, Soil Scientist, NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center
Strategies for Meeting N requirements of Wheat with New Fertilizer and Fertilizer Additives
– Dr. Joel Ransom, NDSU Extension Agronomist – Small Grains and Corn
SOYBEAN RESEARCH SESSION
2017 Soybean Variety Selection – Results from 2016 Yield Trials
– Bill Craig, Marshall and Pennington County
2016 Resistant Weed Species and their Progression in ND and MN
Dr. Kirk Howatt, Associate Professor, Crop and Weed Sciences Undergraduate Program Coordinator, NDSU
Selecting Varieties for IDC Tolerance – 2016 IDC Yield Trials Results
Dr. Hans Kandel, NDSU Extension Agronomist, for Broadleaf, Alternative Crops, and Cropping Systems, NDSU
New NDSU Soybean Growing Degree Day Model: How and Why You Should Use It
Dr. Hans Kandel, NDSU Extension Agronomist, for Broadleaf, Alternative Crops, and Cropping Systems, NDSU
Exploring Nutrient Needs for Soybean in the Red River Valley Region
Dr. Phillip Glogoza, Extension Educator, U of M Extension, Moorhead
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BREAKOUT SESSIONS
2017 Spring Wheat Variety Selection and New Variety Update
Dr. Jim Anderson, Spring Wheat Breeder, U of M and Dr. Andrew Green, Spring Wheat Breeder, NDSU
Effective Options and Costs Associated with Controlling Weeds in Soybeans
Dr. Kirk Howatt, Associate Professor, NDSU, Weed Sciences – Annual Weeds
Maximizing Soil Warming and Health for Different Tillage Practices
– Dr. Aaron Daigh, Assistant Professor of Soil Physics, NDSU
Identifying and Addressing Factors Limiting Soybean Yields in the RRV Valley Region
Dr. Hans Kandel, Professor, NDSU, Ext. Agronomist for Broadleaf Crop Production
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Health Care – 2017 and Beyond
– Kris Rowe, MN Regional Vice President, Farm Bureau Financial Services
(This presentation will not be available)
Cut Canola Input Costs! A Look at Singulation
Travis Messer, Consultant, Agronomist, and Precision Ag Specialist, Plains Grain & Agronomy, Enderlin, ND      (This presentation will not be available)
2016 Agriculture Tax Update and Changes
– Greg Kalinoski and Greg Dvergsten, NCTC Farm Business Mgmt. Instructors
Crop Budgets, Breakeven and Land Costs – The Foundations for a Sound 2017 Marketing Plan
Ron Dvergsten and Josh Tjosaas, Farm Business Management Instructors
Testing and Managing your 2016 Wheat and Barley Crop with Scab, Vomitoxin and Low Falling Numbers
Mary Alonzo, Federal Grain Inspection Service – USDA
(This presentation will not be available)
Managing Wheat’s Nitrogen Needs – Multiple Trials, Multiple Years – Bringing it All Together
– Matt Rellaford, Nick Schimek and Calli Feland, NDSU Grad Students. Moderated by Dr. Grant Mehring, NDSU Assistant Professor of Research
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Water Issues Affecting the Red River Valley – How Agriculture is Responding and How You can Prepare Your Farm
– Warren Formo, Executive Director, Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center
ON-FARM SUMMIT PRESENTATIONS
Palisade in Spring Wheat
Dr. Dave Grafstom, Agronomist, Northland Community and Technical College
Seeding Rate and Palisade Plant Growth Regulator
– Dr. Grant Mehring, MN Wheat Research Director, NDSU Dept. Plant Sciences & ND Corn Council

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The partners of the Prairie Grains Conference thank all the participants who made this conference successful. We will see you at next year’s conference. SAVE THE DATE: December 13 & 14, 2017.

The 2016 Prairie Grains Conference conference partners are the Minnesota Association of Wheat Growers, the Minnesota Barley Growers Association, the Minnesota Soybean Growers of Northern MN, NCTC Farm Business Management, the North Dakota Barley Council, the North Dakota Grain Growers Assn, and the Minnesota Farm Bureau.