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Ag Research Center Hosts Field Day on Wednesday


Western Triangle Agricultural Research Center, Conrad, Montana

 Wednesday July 10, 2013 

8:00 am REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS: Courtesy of Centrol LLC, Brady; Jeff & Joel Farkell 


Dr. Gadi V.P. Reddy, Superintendent, Western Triangle Ag. Research Center, Conrad


 9:00 am Winter Wheat Cultivars for Northern Montana Dr. Phil L. Bruckner, Professor/Winter Wheat Breeder, Dept. of Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology, MSU, Bozeman, MT 

9:20 am Spring Wheat Variety Evaluations and New Variety Development

Dr. Luther Talbert, Montana Spring Wheat Breeder, Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology-Bozeman, MSU, Bozeman, MT

 9:40 am Research Updates on Barley Varieties Dr. Tom Blake, Professor, Dept. of Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology, MSU, Bozeman, MT 

10:00 am Update on Wheat Stem Sawfly Research Dr. David K. Weaver, Associate Professor, Department of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences, MSU, Bozeman, MT 

10:20 am Precision Nutrient Management

Dr. Olga Walsh, Assistant Professor, Soil Nutrient Management, Western Triangle Ag Research Center, Conrad

10:40 am IPM Program for Insects on Canola 

Dr. Héctor Cárcamo, Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada &  Dr. Gadi V.P. Reddy, Superintendent & Associate Professor of Entomology/Insect Ecology, MSU WPTRC, Conrad 

11:00 am Orange Wheat Blossom Midge

Dr. Bob Stougaard, Superintendent & Weed Scientist, Northwestern Agricultural Research Center, MSU, Kalispell, MT

11:20 am MSU Wireworm Trials, and Update. Dr. Kevin Wanner, Assistant Professor of Entomology and Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology MSU, Bozeman, MT 


11: 40 am Foliar Fungicides on Winter Wheat

Dr. Mary Burrows, Extension Plant Pathologist, Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology, MSU, Bozeman


12:30 pm LUNCH – Free Lunch Courtesy of:  Tent Courtesy of:              


Remarks from MAES Associate Director            Dr. Barry Jacobsen Remarks from MAES Director                             Dr. Jeff Jacobsen


Individuals desiring to remain after the main program to further discuss any research projects individually with the local scientists, or revisit specific project sites with scientists or staff, are welcome to do so!

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