Small grain workshops scheduled in Northern Minnesota


January 10, 2020

University of Minnesota Extension is offering four small grain workshops in northwest Minnesota in January to address small grain management. “These workshops are designed for farmers and crop consultants to help make small grains more profitable on their farms,” says Jared Goplen, Extension Educator in Crops. “Workshops will focus on production agronomics, variety selection, and economics, and include an open-forum discussion for related topics and on-farm experiences.” Registration is free and includes lunch. Please register by visiting or contact Jared Goplen at 320-589-1711 x2128 or for more information.

Dates, Locations, Times and Contacts are as follows:

Monday, January 20 – Morris, West Central Research and Outreach Center, 9:00 – 12:30 (Contact Jared Goplen at 320-589-1711 x2128).

Wednesday, January 22 – Ada, Ada Event Center, 9:00 - 12:30 (Contact Angie Peltier at 218-281-8692).

Thursday, January 23 – Warren, Marshall County Courthouse, 9:00 - 12:30 (Contact Angie Peltier at 218-281-8692).

Friday, January 24 – Roseau, Roseau City Center, 9:00 - 12:30 (Contact Angie Peltier at 218-281-8692).

These programs are combined with Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification. Applicators needing recertification must attend the entire program from 9:00 – 2:30. For more information on recertification visit The small grain workshop will end with lunch for those not needing recertification.

Presenters may vary by location, but include Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota Extension Small Grain Specialist and Jared Goplen, University of Minnesota Extension Crops Educator.


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