NDSU CREC Holds Virtual Row Crop Program

North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC) held its annual row crop program virtually this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pre-recorded videos are available at https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC/videos.
Topics and NDSU speakers for this year’s program are:
  • Incorporating cover crops into corn – Mike Ostlie, CREC research agronomist
  • Impact of nitrogen fertilizer rates on corn and dollar return in low- and high-yield environments – Jasper Teboh, CREC soil scientist
  • Dry bean breeding program and variety review – Juan Osorno, dry bean breeder
  • Black, navy and pinto bean plant populations and row spacings – Endres
  • Pollinator potential impact on dry beans – Savannah Adams, graduate student
  • Optimizing fungicide spray droplet size for improved management of white mold in dry beans – Michael Wunsch, CREC plant pathologist
  • Soybean cyst nematode considerations for dry beans and soybeans – Sam Markell, Extension plant pathologist
  • Considerations for soybean variety selection – Hans Kandel, Extension agronomist
  • Prospects for managing Sclerotinia head rot in sunflowers – Wunsch
  • Susceptibility of sunflowers to Sclerotinia head rot relative to growth stage – Wunsch