2017 West River Field School: June 20th in Rapid City, S.D. Back »

Written collaboratively by Ruth Beck, Patrick Wagner, and Christopher Graham.


2017 West River Field School
Tuesday, June 20 @ 8:00am | Rapid City, S.D.

The third annual SDSU West River Field School is set for June 20th and will be held at The SDSU West River Ag Center, located at 1905 Plaza Blvd. in Rapid City, SD. This event is intended to provide continuing education to crop advisors and others who work with farmers and ranchers in central and western South Dakota. Attendees will have a chance to receive hands-on, in-field experience during this one-day event.

Agenda

The day will start at 8:00am (MST) with registration. The program begins at 8:30am (MST) and runs until 4:00pm. Six educational sessions will be presented by SDSU Extension Specialists and other experts. Presentations will include sprayer management, weed control, insects, crop diseases, weather outlook, soil fertility, cover crops, and soil health. The information presented will focus on the diverse nature of agriculture in central and western South Dakota. Five certified crop advisor educational credits are available during the day. Reference material will be provided to attendees.

Registration

Cost for this event is $50.00 on or before June 9th and $60.00 from June 10th forward. Lunch is included in the cost. Space is limited at this event so register soon. For more information and registration, attendees view the West River Field School entry on the iGrow events calendar. Online registration will be available beginning May 30th.


For more information, contact Ruth Beck or Patrick Wagner.

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