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Agronomy Field Day

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When:

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2022

Description:

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Location:

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

Program:

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 Agriculture@SMSU.edu

Last modified: Thursday, June 16, 2022