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Agronomy Field Day



Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022


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Jon Knochenmus Center for Innovation and SMSU Agronomy Field Trials Farm Site
2927 265th Avenue, Marshall MN 56258


Lunch, tours and presentations highlighting our faculty, students, field trials, and
related projects:

  • Sydney Walters, SMSU Agriculture Intern, and Dr. Adam Alford, SMSU
    Assistant Professor of Agronomy. “An Analysis of Crop Canopy Growth Using
    Drones and ImageJ Data.”
  • Alexandra Diemer, Business Development Director of Novel Supply Chains,
    Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI). “Cropping Systems and
    Agricultural Opportunities.”
  • Olga Brouwer, Executive Director, Minnesota Agricultural and Rural
    Leadership (MARL) Program, and Jay Fultz, MARL Alumnus. “Becoming a More
    Effective Leader in Agriculture and your Rural Community in a Robust State-
    Wide Program: Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership.”
  • Allen Deutz, Deutz Heritage Farm and Rachel Raths, Ralco. “The Science of
    Transitioning Farmland to Organic.”
  • Dr. Gerald Toland, Jr., SMSU ACHM Dept. Chair. “SMSU Updates: A CCA
    Educational Program Progress Report, and Building a New Strategic Plan for
    SMSU’s School of Agriculture.”
  • Plot Tours follow the presentations. Our partners will share their research goals
    for 2022.

The event is free. Kindly RSVP for lunch by Friday, July 8 to

Last modified: Thursday, June 16, 2022